Inspiring and Innovative – case studies

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Find out more about the Curriculum Framework theme Inspiring and Innovative

A video case study from BILT Associate Bex Pike on the Assessment and Feedback Portfolio ...
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Students in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies have the opportunity to work with a real NGO on a business planning activity.  The units have been developed and supported with the support of the Engaged Learning team.  You can find more about engaged learning on ...
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A case study poster from BILT Associate Bex Pike on the Feedback Cafe established in the School of Biological Sciences. ...
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Dr Rabeya Khatoon, Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics goes through each step of setting up Turnitin PeerMark. More content can be found on the BILT video site ...
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Dr Rabeya Khatoon Senior Lecturer in the School of Economics presents her experience of Flipped classes with peer marking. Rabeya has also produced an instructional video for Turnitin PeerMark More content can be found on the BILT video site ...
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Dr Joel Ross, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, talking about his experiences during the 'Reflections on Hybrid Teaching' workshop. ...
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Robin Shields, Professor of Education in the School of Education, talks about his experiences during the 'Reflections on Hybrid Teaching' workshop. More content can be found on the BILT video site ...
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A case study discussing how to enhance employability through Engaged Learning. ...
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Video case study - Dr Jonny Johnston an Academic Developer in the Centre for Academic Practice at Trinity College Dublin presents his case study, ‘Hybrid teaching - Implications for academic practice’ ...
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Video case study - Dr Annika Johnson describes the hybrid classroom. ...
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Case study reflecting on a final year engineering unit focused on developing employability skills. ...
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Case study reflecting on Bristol Law Clinic, enabling law students to engage with the 'law in action' . ...
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Case study reflecting on a masters unit focused on developing employability and sustainability skills for marketing students ...
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Case study reflecting on a second year unit focused on developing employability skills for Computer Science students. ...
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The TESTA (Transforming the Experience of Students Through Assessment) project works with programmes at the University to explore how students experience various aspects of their assessment environment, such as the quality of feedback they receive, the split between formative and summative assessment, and how they ...
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In this podcast BILT Student Fellow Jonny Barnes, interviews students about their favourite formative assessments and how they prepared them for their summative assessments. ...
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Nigel discusses recent changes to assessments for students and how he prepared students for these new approaches. ...
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Details the Creative Futures open unit which explores futures studies from radically different perspectives: how designers and leaders create visions for the future and how these visions help shape more inclusive, caring and radical futures. We engage with these futures conversations in creative and playful ...
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Podcast - BILT Student Fellow Rhona Wilkinson talks with Jini Agbu, the President of the AfroLit Society. ...
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Alan talks about his history of teaching and adapting to the pandemic with a focus on assessment. ...
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Discussing the redesign of the third-year optional psychology unit on ‘Drug Use and Addiction’ online, where they take the opportunity to completely overhaul the course and update pedagogy. ...
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Explore this range of film-making resources include film-making guides, a film making log sheet and storyboard template. This resource is suitable for staff and student use. ...
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BILT Student Fellow, discussing his experience of alternative (non-exam) assessments and the lessons that can be learned from this. ...
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BILT Student Fellow Jonny Barnes, interviews Alexia Kirov (MA Medieval Studies) about her experiences of research-based assessments. ...
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Rafael discusses how to start designing for inclusive practice. ...
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Video case study on how research-led teaching can be delivered online. ...
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This short video case study provides guidance on moving practical/lab based sessions online ...
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Video case study outlining some of the challenges of teaching computer practicals online and the implications this has for student learning experiences. ...
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Looking at the use of podcasts as a form of assessment, the resource includes a practical guide to creating podcasts with links to tutorials and suggested equipment. ...
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Blog series 'The Office' - find out how James Norman created his own 'company', complete with its own office space in order to teach his Timber Engineering unit. Students worked on real briefs and projects as 'employees' throughout this authentic and unique learning experience. ...
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Examples of how the Clinical skills lab at Langford utilies 'Authentic, problem based learning. ...
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Introduction and ideas on how to use Experiential Learning as a teaching and learning approach. ...
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Podcast with guests Alvin Birdi and Christian Spielmann from the School of Economics exploring the use of podcasts as a teaching tool. ...
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Discussion regarding how to utilise a Problem-Based Approach to teaching ...
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Ideas on how to embed failure as a means of learning. ...
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Blog post describing the development of the game "Microbial Pursuit" to aid student learning ...
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Brief outline and introduction to Team-based learning. ...
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Resources and reflections on the ABC Learning Design approach. ...
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Outline of the ABC Learning Design approach to Curriculum Planning. ...
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Blog post introducing ideas to ensure assessment is inclusive. ...
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Blog post detailing the development of a picture card game "Histo-link" to solidify knowledge about histology ...
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Overview of discussions of examples of game based approaches to teaching. ...
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Brief blog post outlining the use of a symposium as an authentic and engaging active assessment for students on the MSc in Transfusion and Transplantation. ...
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Description of a open workshop that used artefacts for the University of Bristol Theatre Collection to stimulate creativity and collaborative writing activity. ...
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Overview of discussions of examples of game based approaches to teaching ...
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Discussing the use of Near-peer learning to support student learning, engagement between year groups and development of transferable skills. ...
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Interview with Michaela Borg (Nottingham Trent University) discussing an enquiry based active learning approach called SCALE-UP to support student engagement, attendance and attainment. ...
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Post discussing a 'Using Games in Teaching' event, which outlines and links to a decision making game called 'Decisions and Disruptions' as and example of the use of games in teaching. ...
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A presentation of a project that created a students research conference as a formative and summative assessment tool to generate engagement and enhance student learning. ...
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A PowerPoint showing the re-design of materials and session to include weekly tests and problem based active group work. ...
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Redesign of first year curriculum for the Neuroscience programme, inclusion of a range fo active learning approaches and workshops to embed student learning, autonomy and systhesis of their own knowledge. Student engagment in these hands on activities was good, to the extent that some online ...
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Review of a trial of GradeMark in Turintin as an electronic managment of assessment tool. The post summaries findings from a study conducted whereby the views of students and staff where obtained following the use of the tool ...
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Using academic created video recordings of complex derivations to support students learning and engagement in sessions. Offering a blended approach to delivery to support students. ...
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