All posts tagged pedagogy

Free online courses: Preventing Zika and Eliminating Trachoma

Our next free online courses
The School’s next free online courses will be available in July and September 2016.

The first, produced by School staff and arctec, is titled Preventing the Zika Virus: Understanding and Controlling the Aedes Mosquito. The course considers the science behind the current Zika outbreak…

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Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) at LSHTM

From the Dean of Studies, Prof. Sharon Huttly:

As some of you know, the School has become a partner in FutureLearn – the UK’s main MOOC platform – as part of its strategic development of online/e-learning. We’re holding an open meeting on Monday 16th June at 12.45…

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Event overview: The Future of Audio Feedback (Sheffield, 14/01/14) part two

Continued from part one.

Michelle Blackburn, Claire Taylor, Sheffield Hallam University, and Jo Stroud, LSHTM
Audio Feedback for Different and Defined Learners (resource link)
This session was informed by the HEA research project highlighted in the post’s introduction. The project seeked to evaluate how audio feedback is received by…

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Event overview: The Future of Audio Feedback (Sheffield, 14/01/14) part one

One project I was working on prior to arriving at LSHTM was a Higher Education Academy funded study concerning the provision of audio feedback files for summative assignments. After conducting a literature review we found that the effect of this mode of feedback on diverse students was an understudied area…

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