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  • A holistic approach to defining digital literacy needs across the education spectrum 

    Witt, N; McDermott, A (University of Plymouth, 2015)
    The aim of this project was to increase the University’s ability to forward plan the technologies and support necessary to meet evolving institutional needs and learner expectations. To achieve this it was proposed to ...
  • Hovering on the threshold? Tracking intentional and transitional behaviours at the Writing Café 

    Pritchard, Christie; Brilot, B; Bowstead, H (University of Plymouth, 2016)
    Aims of project: To undertake an analysis of the threshold that surrounds the Writing Café and investigate how any barriers can be minimised in order to engender engagement with the support available. The Writing Café ...
  • Identifying deterioration in a simulated environment: testing of a pedagogic model 

    Endacott, R; Winfield, L; Bradbury, M; Jenkin, A; Scholes, J; Cooper, S; Kinsman, L (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    The purpose of this study is to test a pedagogic model, developed in Australia, with participants in the UK. Over the past three years, we have worked with collaborators at Monash University, Australia and at the University ...
  • Increasing student’s awareness of their employability: An impact evaluation of embedding careers education across marine sport programmes 

    Beaumont, EF; Gedye, S (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    To understand whether embedding careers within a programme enhances a student’s awareness of their employability Graduates in Sport programmes have an ability to ‘be well prepared for the wide range of professional and ...
  • International students’ perspective on employability: a missing voice 

    Huang, R; Turner, R (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    Huang (2008) argues that previous research in relation to international students is limited in its scope, concentrating on areas such as the country of origin, or, the academic or social experience. As the emphasis is now ...
  • Internationalisation of Learning and Teaching 

    Heffernan, T; Morrison, D; Cotton, D; Magne, P; Payne, S (University of Plymouth, 2016)
    Aims of project: To expand the existing understanding of internationalisation of learning and teaching in HE for home-based students across several disciplines/faculties, and provide evidence of impact for interventions ...
  • iPads for Illustration 

    Owens, Dean; Stillwell, R (University of Plymouth, 2011)
    The aim of this pedagogic research project is to aid student’s reflective practice in an environment that is not suited to written critical reflection. To this end we have used technology to capture the students working ...
  • Key Attitudinal Competences for Early Childhood Practitioners: Exploring European Approaches to Teaching and Learning 

    Campbell-Barr, V; Georgeson, J (University of Plymouth, 2014)
    The European Key Competences for Lifelong Learning provide a European-level reference tool for education providers, including Higher Education institutions, to focus national- and European-level efforts to support students ...
  • Language and Cultural Meaning: Establishing dialogical learning in a internationalised teaching and learning environment 

    Brown, R; Papaefthimiou, M (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    We live in an increasingly interconnected world, in which not only goods but also ideas and people are exchanged ever more extensively and rapidly. That this condition extends into educational settings is no surprise. (As ...
  • Learning as participation in the development and enactment of professional knowledge 

    Pratt, Nick; Tedder, M; Boyask, R; Kelly, P (University of Plymouth, 2010)
    The award was used to fund a study set in the context of a new Professional Doctorate in Education (EdD) programme and was aimed at: identifying significant relationships between people and contexts that impact upon ...
  • Lone parents’ experiences of Higher Education 

    Spowart, L (University of Plymouth, 2016)
    In the UK, close to one in four children are cared for by a lone parent (Policy Research Institute, 2007:8). The specific needs of students with parental responsibilities have been largely ignored by widening participation ...
  • Longitudinal Study of Sustainably Educated Graduates 

    Warwick, Paul; Miller, W (University of Plymouth, 2017)
    To identify and track a cohort of students as they graduate from Plymouth University, and who have experienced a ‘maximal’ sustainability education, to monitor their life futures.  To gain a deeper understanding of the ...
  • Making a difference: an interdisciplinary social engagement project 

    Ayres, R; Tighe, M; Stevens, S (University of Plymouth, 2015)
    In Sept 2013 the Plymouth Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry enrolled its first students. From the beginning this new Plymouth-based medical school set out be distinctive and to enshrine our parent University ...
  • Mature women and the EdD: changing identity and family relationships 

    Webber, L; Pratt, N; Hilsdon, J (University of Plymouth, 2017)
    This project investigated the impact of postgraduate study on mature women students and their families. It built on my previous EdD thesis research with Foundation Degree (FD) students regarding HE study for mature women, ...
  • Models of primary care for community dwelling adults with long term conditions- A scoping review protocol. 

    Whting, Samantha; Robertson, David; Bannigan, Katrina (University of Plymouth, 2019-06-24)
    Objective This scoping review aims to map primary care models designed to support adults with long-term conditions. The review will analyze the following in relation to the models identified: characteristics, impact ...
  • ‘More than scaling-up’: Sustainability contexts, competencies, and consequences - a critical inquiry 

    Sterling, Stephen; Warwick, P; Miller, W; Glasser, H; Rieckmann, M (University of Plymouth, 2016)
    To identify and problematise the key issues characterising the relationship between global sustainability contexts and the limited response of HE to date - with the purpose of unlocking the potential for innovative, ...
  • Online and Local Television Networks: A new pedagogy for a changing media. 

    Ellis, Phil; Fitzsimons, John; Hilton, D; Gall, A (University of Plymouth, 2013)
    To investigate campus-based and local TV focused on innovative opportunities for students, employers and community groups to contribute to the design of learning pedagogies and course structures. To utilize the strong ...
  • Participatory Partnerships in Education 

    Seale, Jane; Gibson, S; Haynes, J (University of Plymouth, 2012)
    The focus of this proposal is student voice and participation as well as the promotion of partnership between staff and students. The overarching aim of PIE therefore, is to provide guidance about how to facilitate effective ...
  • Pedagogies Across Borders 

    Magne, Pollyanna; Heffernan, T (University of Plymouth, 2012)
    Aims of project: to explore some of the issues around the preparation, design, transfer and delivery of programmes from one educational environment to another. During the past decade, the scale of transnational education ...
  • Podcast Pre-Labs for Enhanced Learning 

    Lowry, RB (University of Plymouth, 2012)
    Aims of project To script, record and make available a series of short (5-7 minutes) video podcasts which support first year chemistry laboratory sessions To evaluate the effectiveness of this approach Background to ...

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