Skip to content

Toggle service links

You are here

  1. Home
  2. Lorraine Waters

Lorraine Waters


Exploring the impact of virtual reality on engagement and accessibility of tutorials for students studying S296

  • Sarah DaniellLorraine WatersKatja Rietdorf
  • With many students opting to defer part way through a presentation and fewer attending live tutorials in Adobe Connect (AC), this project proposes to pilot the introduction of a series of four short (20-30 minute) tutorials using the Mozilla Hubs Virtual Reality (VR) platform on S296, Cell and Mo

    May 2023 to September 2024

    Evaluation of online journal club (OJC) in S285: to what extent does this help students develop employability skills?

  • Lorraine WatersRachel McMullan
  • Developing employability skills have been identified as an Open University priority; there is evidence that these transferable ‘soft’ skills are often limited in science graduates entering the workplace.

    May 2022 to June 2024

    Evaluation of D-flag students accessibility to and use of online tutorials and forums in L2 modules

  • Sarah DaniellLorraine Waters
  • Attendance at online tutorials by LHCS students continues to be low.

    May 2020 to April 2023