Category Archives: Research

New student journal publishes high quality peer reviewed research

The University of Huddersfield has recently published the first issue of a new journal of Huddersfield student research. Fields is quite unique as a journal in that it gives students, both undergraduate and postgraduate taught, the chance to publish their work through … Continue reading

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The Challenges and Benefits of using Google Sites for e-portfolios

At the Technology Enhanced eLearning Education (TEEE) Festival (8th-12th September 2014), Cheryl Reynolds from the School of Education and Professional Development delivered the session ‘The challenges and benefits of using Google Sites for eportfolios’. The session outlined how Google Sites was … Continue reading

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Educating Huddersfield: teaching worth sharing

On 3rd December 2014, the Huddersfield Students’ Union (SU) organised an event to develop new ways of enhancing dialogue between students and staff and to promote a partnership approach to improve the educational experience. The event was opened by Michael McGougan (SU Vice … Continue reading

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Researching, Advancing and inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference 2014

I went to the Researching, Advancing and inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference in Manchester on 11-12 September. The theme was Student Engagement: Opportunities for all. The hashtag for the conference was #raise14  and I have used Storify to collate some of the … Continue reading

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Using a business simulation game to embed enterprise education

At the University of Huddersfield, we are exploring the benefits of using a business simulation game to embed enterprise education in teaching and learning. SimVenture is now available and ready to use across campus as part of a strategic teaching … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Digital Technologies special edition of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education

Digital technologies are pervasive in every aspect of Higher Education, and though their use is undoubtedly common in learning development activities, this field is under reported as an area of expertise. Call for papers, July 2014: Journal of Learning Development … Continue reading

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Inclusive Assessment in Practice – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS by 22nd August

When: Monday 24th November 2014 Where: Hosted at Plymouth University Cost: Please note that while the conference is free to attend (lunch and refreshments provided), delegates are required to book and pay for their own travel and accommodation. This one day conference, … Continue reading

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