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Reports from projects funded by TESS funds in 2009-10

Faculty Funded Projects

Centre for Combined Studies

  • Alyssa Phillips: Careers pathways for Combined Studies students (£5500), and Extended Project (2500)
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  • Alyssa Phillips: Dissemination of good practice in developing self-directed learning for students in the Combined Studies Centre
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School of Education

  • Craig Blyth: Developing partnership approaches in teaching and research: a seminar day engaging students in research activities (£2500)
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  • Susie Miles: Participatory photography: strengthening and evaluating an innovative approach to teaching research methods
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School of Environment and Development

  • Diana Mitlin: New teaching initiative: grassroots expertise in realising pro-poor development (£2500)
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  • Fiona Smyth: Mobile technologies to support and enhance student learning
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School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures

  • Yaron Matras:  Online assessment and Feedback, and online archiving and dissemination of student work in languages and linguistics (£1777)
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  • Filippo Nereo:  Developing formative e-assessments for German language (£566)
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  • Adrian Armstrong:  Enriching PGT curriculum review through a student to student survey (£270)
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  • Adrian Armstrong: The Feedback Loop: Student consultation with feedback within French Studies (£480)
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University Funded Projects

School of Arts, Histories and Cultures

  • Michael Sanders: Byte sized essays: improving essay writing skills via Blackboard
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  • Leif Jerram: Online opportunities for first year learning and study abroad in History and AHC
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  • Till Geiger: Wiki project
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  • Samuel Alberti: Museum HELP (Museum Humanities Enhanced Learning Programme): A pilot study [WITHDRAWN - moved to another institution]
  • Emma Griffiths: Maximising the potential of the Deansgate papyri within the Blackboard VLE
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  • Laurence Brown and Paulo Drinot: Integrating eLearning within the seminar through the Apple iPod.
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School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures

  • Minjie Xing and Richard Banach: English-Chinese language learning partnerships
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  • Filippe Nereo:  Using Wimba Pronto and Wimba Classroom to support student engagement , diversify assessment methods and improve feedback
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  • Oliver Bast and Sophie Garside:  Part assessment by online portfolio for levels 1 and 2 ab initio core language course units in MES
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  • Dhafir Kasassbeh, Ron Buckley and Rasha Soliman: Arabic language grammar preparatory online asynchronous video lectures/resources
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  • Joseph McGonagle and Darren Waldron:  Managing large student cohorts alone: using online technologies to facilitate assessment, feedback and student engagement.
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School of Law

  • Jackson Maogoto and Gary Lynch-Wood: From teaching to learning in large student cohorts: interaction, imagery and feedback
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Manchester Business School

  • Helen Scott and Danielle Lyssimachou:  Personalising the learning experience and enhancing the engagement of students studying in very large cohorts
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  • Carol Birchmore: Using videoconferencing to link up students with external clients and advisors
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School of Social Science

  • Mark Brown: eLearning enhancements to the 3rd year module SOCY30472 Theory and Method in Demography.
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  • Ian Fairweather and Karen Clarke: Peer review and Co-operative Learning in a large first year methods course
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  • Andrew Russell:  Teaching the politics of Web 2.0 campaigning
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