Research Informed Teaching & Learning: Dr Valeria Guarneros-Meza

Valeria reflects on her own transition from researcher to teacher of Politics. She has embedded the pedagogic method  of Inquiry Based Learning into her teaching.  This enables her to develop a research informed approach to an academic subject, allowing the … Continue reading

Assessment & Feedback e Grid and Lecture Capture: Matthew Dean

Dialogues of communication between the teacher and student have been enhanced via the e Grids used within Matthew’s courses.  This on-line method enables students to receive faster formative assessment feedback and encourages greater reflection and communication on progress. It enables … Continue reading

Eye Gaze for Assessment – Project Update

etherhall School are exploring how eye tracking systems can be used to support and provide accurate assessments of learners with disabilities and creating support materials for staff wanting to use eye tracker technology with learners. You can read the initial project … Continue reading

Unpicked NSS: Dr Claire Orwin

Dr Orwin analyses the students’ expectations regarding assessment and feedback within her School of Fashion and Textiles, using the NSS questions.  She clearly evaluates the results of her research and the students concerns about assessment and feedback.  They expect clarity of … Continue reading

Greatness, and the 2015 Academy Award Nominees

NASH SIBANDA Here at the CATH Centre we’ve seen a few momentous changes, not least of which being the Great Turnover of 2014 that saw a whole bunch of us graduate out, and a whole bunch of us (myself included) get inducted in. It’s something of a new dawn here, and we’re doing our very …

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