Lifelong Learning Centre

Post Category: Technology Enhanced Learning

Below is a list of all posts in the category Technology Enhanced Learning.

Showbie Your Employability Skills

Wednesday, 26 February 2014

As part of our commitment to improving teaching enhanced learning and developing our approaches to blended learning, our second year BSc Business Studies students have been using Showbie, an online tool to assign, collect and review student work. At the beginning of their Work Experience module, they were asked to complete a skills audit, before comparing their results with research from the UK Commission for Employment and Skills (2012)*. This revealed how their current skills-set meets industry needs and also provides them with a foundation for personal development targets; some of which...

Categories: Business and Management, Technology Enhanced Learning


Technology in the classroom

Friday, 22 November 2013

There has been a lot of very favourable feedback from students following the introduction of iPads into several Business Management modules. They have proven particularly effective in the Introduction to Marketing sessions. Students used the iPads as part of a customer segmentation activity, investigating the MP3 market and identifying the potential different customer segments and then justifying why their chosen segment was appropriate. The iPads were used by the students to research relevant statistics and data to underpin their decisions. This resulted in well supported arguments justifying the appropriateness of...

Categories: Technology Enhanced Learning