Externally funded by UfI. 2020 to 2021. Project team: Amel Bennaceur,
Karen Kear, Oli Howson, Jon Rosewell, Petr Knoth, Matteo Cancellieri, John Domingue, Jane Whild, Kiran Palmer, Alan Fletcher
Analytics for tracking student engagement Internal project. Project team: Chris Gardner, Allan Jones, Helen Jefferis
Developing programming problem-solving skills using individualised screencasts Internal project. Project team: Sarah Mattingley, Richard Walker and Chris Gardner
Are virtual insight visits an effective way of engaging learners and supporting student retention in distance learning environments? Internal project. Project team: David Conway, Chris Gardner , Janet Hughes
Supporting Degree Apprenticeship students: Tutors’ and Students’ perspectives Internal project. Project team: Soraya Kouadri and Chris Gardner
Remote sighted helper support for visually impaired students: exploring good practice: Stage 1 Internal project. Project team: Richard Walker, Sarah Mattingley, and Chris Gardner
All change, but does tuition in cluster groups work? Internal project. Project team: Helen Jefferis, Frances Chetwynd, Chris Gardner
Investigating the perceived benefits to computing students of remote pair programming. Internal project. Project team: Janet Hughes, Ann Walshe, Bobby Law, Brendan Murphy
Open Networking Laboratory
Externally funded by UfI. 2017 to 2019. Project team:
Karen Kear, Andrew Smith, Alex Mikroyannidis, Chris Sanders, Jon Rosewell, Helen Donelan, Allan Jones , Michel Wermelinger Teresa Connolly and Alice Peasgood
Visualising the code: are students engaging with programming at level 1?
An eSTEeM project. 2016-2019. Project team: Elaine Thomas, Soraya Kouadri Mostéfaoui and Helen Jefferis
Hybrid/Digital Networked Learning scruffy mongrel or sleek new breed?
An eSTEeM project. 2012 to 2015. Project Team: Elaine Thomas, Steve Walker and Sarah Davies
Enhancing the pedagogical experience of the Cisco Academy ‘CCNA’ for blind and visually impaired students.
Cisco Cyber grant funded activity to develop the Cisco teaching skills of staff at the Royal National College for the Blind, with the support of Curtin University (Perth, Australia). As well as supporting and mentoring the adaptation of CCNAv4 content for an in class experience. The project is being led by Andrew Smith.
Developing Apple iBook integration with the Cisco Academy Packet Tracer network simulator.
Based on multiuser research by Andrew Smith. KMI at the OU, led by John Domingue and supported by EU FIRE/FORGE funding are developing a technical/pedagogical enhancement to the affordances offered by the iBook experience in the domain of Networking.
Creation of a social media pedagogy – ‘teaching by twitter’
Research into creating a valid interrelationship between social media output and taught content. The project is being led by Andrew Smith