Designing effective blended learning from a student perspective
May 9, 2017
Context: A student-staff partnership project at the Centre for Learning Innovation and Professional Practice (CLIPP)
Names of Students involved: Nikolay Boychev and Iman Hassan
Names of staff involved: Dr Sarah Hayes and Dominic Stone
2 final year undergraduates undertook educational development and mentoring work on a pilot student-staff partnership project.
The student-staff team researched and delivered co-taught sessions at a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Day on ‘Student Engagement for learning in the Digital Environment’.
The event was attended by staff participants on the Centre for Learning Innovation and Professional Practice (CLIPP) PG Dip module: Embedding Technology into Campus-based and Distance Learning Programmes (20 credits) and by staff generally interested in ways to engage students in online learning environments.
Both students additionally submitted articles for publication:
Transforming the relationship between staff and students to effect change - by Iman Hassan
The identity of education within modern networked individualism - by Nikolay Boychev
Research the use of technology to engage student learning
Share findings, opinions and experience with staff
Challenge the effectiveness of traditional teaching and assessment methods regarding student engagement.
Gain experience of co-teaching at a university-wide event