An example of networking: this website was created to show the power of networking; it was an additional tool for a seminar with Year 3 Education Studies students. https://thepowerofnetworkingblog.wordpress.com/
Developing skills for researching online...
By Karen McErlean. 7th June 2017 As part of my role within the Interactive Essay research project I was required to present ideas to peers, undergraduates and lecturers at not only my own university (UCBC) but also to academics at conferences; so far these have been at Birmingham, Exeter University and Edge Hill University, I am … Continue reading Attending and Presenting at Conferences
What better way to end my role as networking lead than to present at solstice 2017. Yet, as I listened to the presentations today I became more and more anxious about presenting in front of all the academics that surrounded me. Why would they be interested in what I had to say? And I realised, … Continue reading Paying For More Than a Qualification
As an intern I had the opportunity to attend the ‘Jisc Digifest 2017 Event’ which celebrated the power of digitalisation. I attended this event with two other interns and we all had the opportunity to hear how the power of digital technology has the potential to transform and revolutionise learning and teaching. Initially I felt … Continue reading Digifest Diary
Week One Meeting the Second Years 24th February 2017 After a project meeting it was mutually decided for us interns to go and meet the second year students who would be taking part in the Interactive Essay assessment and therefore subjects of this research project. On entering the classroom my first impression was wow what … Continue reading Student as Researchers