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E- Learning Unit Newsletter – July

3 August 2018 Posted in: News By: Liam Atwood

A Successful Annual Event! Thank you to all who came along to our recent E-Learning Unit Annual event, titled ‘Making the most of E-Learning in 2019’. Trying a convention style of event this year which featured displays and all of the team staffed ‘booths’, there were lots of fantastic conversations and queries about using E-Learning . . . Read the full article

June Newsletter 2018

5 July 2018 Posted in: News By: Liam Atwood

Show me your true colours Dr Weronika Fernando, Teaching Fellow at the Language Centre in SLLF, has recently had a fascinating article published in Assessing Writing which analyses the use of Queen Mary’s QMPlus Hub as a platform to help scaffold students towards academic writing assessment. The paper analyses this process and found that considered . . . Read the full article

Event: Making the most of E-Learning in 2019

14 June 2018 Posted in: Events, News By: Liam Atwood

In this year’s annual event on the 2nd of July, the E-Learning Unit invites you to celebrate the end of the academic year and help ease you into the next one. In a change from our previous events, this year we welcome you to grab a drink or a nibble and wander around our ‘convention’ . . . Read the full article

May Newsletter

4 June 2018 Posted in: News By: Liam Atwood

Students’ voice on digital resources Members of the E-Learning Unit recently attended a presentation given by Igor Gavran, Education Officer for the QMUL Students’ Union on the results of their annual survey. This year the focus was on digital resources in taught courses and focused particularly on accessibility, student use of plagiarism checkers and availability . . . Read the full article

E-Learning Newsletter – April 2018

2 May 2018 Posted in: News By: Liam Atwood

Engaging large cohorts with technology  On Tuesday the 24th of April, the Educational Development and E-Learning Unit held a joint event to explore engagement with large cohorts. Guest speakers Jayne Dennis (H&E), Guiglielmo Volpe (HSS) and Mark Roberts (SMD) explained their practice for engaging large cohorts using technology and shared both the benefits and limitations . . . Read the full article

Engaging Large Cohorts with Technology event report

1 May 2018 Posted in: Articles, News By: Liam Atwood

On Tuesday the 24th of April, the E-Learning Unit and Educational Development teams held an event to explore the advantages and challenges of using learning technologies to enhance student engagement and learning, particularly in large cohorts. Guest speakers Jayne Dennis (H&E), Guiglielmo Volpe (HSS) and Mark Roberts (SMD) explained their practice for engaging large cohorts . . . Read the full article

Engaging large student groups using learning technologies

3 April 2018 Posted in: Events, News By: Manoj Singh

The Educational Development and the E-Learning Unit within the Academic Development are organising this exciting event to explore the advantages and challenges of using learning technologies to enhance student engagement and learning, particularly in large cohorts. QMUL lecturers will share their experiences, good and bad, and attendees will have the chance to consider new practical . . . Read the full article