Y1 Feedback address challenges associated with feedback in the first year of Higher Education and leverages the potential of digital technologies to support and enhance feedback approaches. Highlights include 24 video case studies of technology-enabled feedback approaches for first year.
The aim of the Student Success Toolbox is to support transitions from thinking about study to the first weeks to increase retention and completion rates particularly for flexible learners (undergraduate adult, part-time and online/distance students) as this is a significant problem in the Irish Higher Education sector.
The project plans to achieve this aim by providing flexible learners with a suite of digital tools. These digital tools will assist flexible learners by helping them assess their own readiness, provide feedback and lay the foundation for successful programme completion. The digital tools will also assist teachers and institutions in providing personalised and strategically targeted feedback to potentially at risk students for learning in the digital world.
Street law is designed to provide participants with an understanding of their legal rights and obligations and to teach the fundamental principles that underlie our legal system. This is intended to enable participants to use their knowledge to address their own real life problems and motivate them to become active participants in society with a positive attitude towards the law.
If you’re an in-service, registered teacher, a pre-service teacher, or an educational researcher, T-REX is a place where you can find others with similar interests, discuss research, and even collaborate on projects. Here you can raise questions, find support for your work, set up research groups and share resources, and work toward a bigger, more connected educational research community in Ireland.
Technology Enhanced Assessment Methods (TEAM) in Science & Health Practical Settings has identified approaches to assessment centred on digital technologies, which can enhance learning in the practical environment. Resources available include pre-practical videos and quizzes, electronic lab notebooks and ePortfolios, digital feedback and rubrics.
The ePortfolio Hub offers an ePortfolio framework to guide you through the steps involved in developing an ePortfolio. These include looking at what an ePortfolio is, why you might use one and how to get started with developing your own ePortfolio or ePortfolio project. Resources include presentations on ePortfolios in Ireland by practitioners.
RPL Experience is an online course developed for higher education staff seeking professional development in RPL assessment skills and in supporting RPL applicants effectively in GMIT, LyIT, and IT Sligo. It provides a comprehensive overview of how RPL works and student journeys and success stories illustrate the process.
UniDoodle is a classroom response system app which allows students to quickly submit sketch-style answers via their iOS or Android device to questions asked by their teacher in class.
Features include freehand drawing and multiple choice questions.
A simple, fun way of thinking about digital skills (in the form of a Metro Map) with shared lessons and learning materials that anyone can access online promoted the use of ‘digital badges’ across a range of applications including, of course, digital skills. Developed in partnership with many organisations and groups, including supporting student engagement projects. All Aboard has championed a focus on confidence, empowerment, identity, and wellbeing.
TELU is a collection of free online courses, specifically designed to help educators to get the most out of technology, which can support and enhance teaching and learning.
It’s a natural response to the rapidly growing complexity of technology, and of learning, maintained by teachers to make sure the best, most popular content is always just a click away.
TELU features over 150 courses, each designed by experienced educators and designers and curated into easy-to-use, meaningful channels.