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eSTEeM's project portfolio goes from strength to strength

Posted 25 Oct 2019

We are delighted to announce details of our newest projects to be included within the eSTEeM project portfolio. Following the 15th call for projects in July 2019, we received a variety of scholarship proposals ranging from blended tutorials in mathematics to a review of IT use by prison based students. For more details please see the project titles below.   

Andrew Potter and Colin Blundell – Blended tutorials in Mathematics: simultaneous F2F and online learning events           

Nigel Gibson – Do they know what they are doing? A review of IT use by prison-based students  

Tom Olney – Measuring the Impact of Learning Design and Course Creation (LDCC) Workshops on Chinese OU Institutions and the Open University       

Sharon Dawes and Chris Thomson – An investigation into the way Jupyter Notebooks enhance learning and teaching on TM351

Hannah Gauci and Janette Wallace – Evaluating a new STEM AL induction programme  

Janet Hughes and Ann Walshe – Investigating the perceived benefits to computing students of remote pair programming

Jo Fayram and John Woodthorpe – Supporting student academic skills development - an evaluation of an English for Academic Purposes pilot

Soraya Kouadri Mostéfaoui and Oli Howson – Are You Ready for Your Studies - Are we Assessing Students Readiness? An evaluation of the usefulness of the Level 2 ARFY quizzes

David Conway, Christine Gardner and Janet Hughes – Are virtual insight visits an effective way of engaging learners and supporting student retention in distance learning environments? 

Adeola Adeliyi – Pair Programming as a tool to enhance teaching and learning of programming at a distance          

Simon Collinson, Rachel McMullan and Catherine Halliwell – Can a new OU Study App enhance the learning experience of students on S350, an online only module?   

Trevor Collins and Sarah Davies – Disseminating inclusive field teaching – sharing resources and practices across disciplines and institutions

Daniel Gooch – Teaching distributed computing using Raspberry Pi clusters at a distance

Elizabeth Ellis and Alice Gallagher – Learning behaviours and successful outcomes in STEM students

Venetia Brown – Associate Lecturers’ Involvement in Improved Practice in a SXPS288 Labcast Delivery

Rachel Slater – Accessibility and inclusion in tuition (AccIT)

The 16th call for projects will be announced in the new year so watch this space for further details.