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Flipped classroom principles and lessons learned video.

Flipped classroom, implementation principles

Flipped classroom is the process by which some areas of curricula are delivered online, and built upon through face to face activities delivered in class. In this video Andy Peisley and Federica Oradini, senior lecturers in Westminster Business School, offer key principles to follow when implementing a flipped approach, along with lessons learned from an […]

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Digital literacy

Digital literacy training for students

Digital literacy is a key skill students must develop both to succeed at University and to thrive in our digitally connected, global society and Academic librarians have long provided teaching sessions to equip students with the research skills they need. These might be scheduled as one-off sessions in the library but are more effective and have greater […]

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Flipped classroom - experiences from a Westminster Business School mega module

Flipped classroom for business mega module

Flipped classroom offers the opportunity to re-think how you deliver content to students, usually to take the content delivery side of teaching and learning out of the classroom, or lecture theatre, using pre-recorded lecture videos to convey the content, and instead use that valuable face to face time for activities that build upon the content.  […]

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Working with real time feedback to develop student engagement

Real time feedback to develop student engagement

Real time feedback to develop student engagement is being used in both Westminster Business School and the Faculty of Science and Technology by Ruth Sacks and Justin Haroun, respectively.  The video above is a presentation given at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day Ruth and Justin. “We are developing a real time […]

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Use of GradeMark to Improve Students' Learning Experience - Interacting with Feedback

Interacting with feedback, improving student experience

Interacting with feedback is regarded as an important way for students to improve their performance.  In this presentation from the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day, Rebecca Wang and Dawn Williams, both Senior Lecturers in Westminster Business School,  talk about interacting with feedback as a way to improve the student learning experience, in […]

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Designing student learning by integrating publisher resources in Blackboard

Integrating publisher resources in Blackboard

Publisher resources are made available for many key academic texts and are used in a number of academic contexts.  In this presentation, Rachel Lander, Course Leader for MSc Purchasing and Supply Chain Management at the University of Westminster, describes how integrating publisher resources into Blackboard can support independent learning.  She also talks about the challenges […]

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Google sites and active student learning

Google Sites were discussed at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day in this presentation given by Jane Chang, Senior Lecturer in Westminster Business School. Jane has made extensive use of Google Sites on several UG and PG modules. Carefully integrated into these modules, they are actively used by students as a part […]

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Virtual Classroom Presentation, by Helen Pokorny and Andy Peisley

Effective use of Collaborate virtual classroom in learning and teaching

Virtual classroom tools were discussed at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day in this presentation given by Helen Pokorny, Course Leader for the MA Higher Education, and Andy Peisley, Senior Lecturer in Westminster Business School.  They discussed their use of the Collaborate Virtual Classroom on the Pg Cert/MA Higher Education Assessment and […]

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Professor Barbara Allan, Dean of Westminster Business School.

Capitalising on blended learning

  Professor Barbara Allan, Dean of Westminster Business School, gave this plenary at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day, on the topic of Capitalising on Blended Learning. Professor Allan begins by talking about how successful the learning and teaching say was and how much of a buzz it created among attendees.  She […]

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