eSTEeM is providing a mechanism for professional development through practice-based scholarship within a mentored community. Much of our work is organised on a project basis with project management aimed at the delivery of new educational outcomes and scholarship outputs.
eSTEeM supports a rolling portfolio of approx. 80 active scholarship projects under a number of themes which include:
International curriculum delivery
Online/onscreen STEM practice
Technologies for STEM learning
To learn more about our projects, please click on the project titles or use the search feature below by entering keywords. To search by the name of a project leader, please use the 'Filter by Project Leader' tab on the right-hand side of this page.
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Chris Thomson Marina Carter
At the Open University (OU) we are still learning about the best way to support our apprentice learners in their academic study. Degree Apprentices are learners in full time employment with study funded through the apprenticeship levy and other government sources.
April 2020 to December 2021
There is evidence that verbal communication by students in group online tutorials is rare. In contrast, it seems anecdotally that students speak more in individual support sessions online.
August 2021 to August 2023
According to the social constructivist model of learning, social opportunities are considered to be important in an educational experience for their positive influence. The principle is that the learning can be reinforced through the interaction with others.
August 2020 to March 2022
Andrew Potter Delyth Tomos Chris Hughes
Welsh-medium education has attracted increased attention over the past 50 years. Much research has been conducted in secondary and higher education contexts, including the teaching and learning of mathematics in Welsh.
November 2020 to December 2022
Predicting the passing probabilities of an online module has always been an interest in higher education. It helps in planning, decision making, providing feedback to students and also in helping students work around any difficulties or milestones that are predicted to affect their results.
November 2020 to December 2022
Melanie Gregg Vivien Cleary Introduction October 2021 to December 2022
Carol Calvert Clare Morris
The correspondence tuition that tutors provide, via the TMAs, is a key part of our teaching and support to students and represents a major investment of time and effort by tutors.
April 2021 to September 2022
Having taught on project modules at HNC, HND and final UG level (T452), I have observed that the most intense tutor engagement is when discussing possible topics.
August 2021 to July 2022
Alec Goodyear Iestyn Jowers Jan Kowal Carol Morris David Sharp
Residential schools are essential for accreditation of our engineering qualifications by Professional Engineering Institutions and they have had to be temporarily replaced by a set of practical engineering activities due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 2021 to December 2021
Julie Robson Chris Hutton
The project aims to evaluate student buddy experience on S112, S(XF)206, S209 and S390 in EEES to understand the drivers behind volunteering, impacts on employability and whether sustainable communities of buddies can be fostered.
July 2019 to July 2022