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Crystal structure of pure metals - stage two

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An introduction to the crystal structure of pure metals - stage two, comprising a learning context and associated assessment.

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crystal structures | metals | ukec: further education | Physical Sciences | MATHEMATICS | Assessment | Students | UK EL07 = SCQF 7 | Higher Certificate | NICAT 4 | CQFW 4 | NVQ 4 | Advanced Higher | SVQ 4 | HN Certificate | Physical sciences | F000 | SCIENCES and MATHEMATICS | R

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The Virtual Genetics Education Centre

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Resources include: Simple experiments suitable for all ages,tutorial material,videos on useful techniques,and current and relevant links to other evaluated resources

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genetics | education | training | higher education | further education | medicine | teaching | jorumcomp11 | Biological sciences | C000

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Is Higher Education for you?

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This resource provides information which may be useful for FE students who are considering going into HE. It may also be useful for anyone else considering HE and who may feel apprehensive about going to University.

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study | study skills | coventry university | higher education | he | fe | further education | fe into he | Education | X000

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Key Business Drivers for Shared Services

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In this webinar Walter Patterson discussed the outcomes of a recent survey of FE and HE institutions. This survey was commissioned by the Scottish Funding Council to establish the appetite for shared IT services among the respondents, identify the key business drivers and examine relevant models for the aggregation of services.

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webinar | shared services | further education | higher education | aggregation | information technology | CA : Computer Technology | SCQF Level 1

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A journey in three parts: adult literacy and core skills screening over a decade

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A needs led model at City of Glasgow College. This case study offers a longitudinal account of the Adult Literacy and Numeracy (ALN) profiling process, which was developed over a 10-year span in a FE college that has undergone two mergers. It illustrates how staff developed and delivered this ALN profiling process during this period and documents the changes made as the service has evolved and been amended to meet the changing needs of both the institution and the students.

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adult literacy | core skills | case studies | 2012 | further education (FE) | G: Education/Training/Teaching | SCQF Level 1

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JISC Advance Students4WebES project Google Site

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This Google Site holds many of the resources and links from our project at Abingdon and Witney College - Students for webinar employment skills. FESkills.

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FESkills | webinar | employment | further education | JISC Advance | Abingdon and Witney College | employability | L3 students | video conferencing | Blackboard collaborate | WebEx | EDUCATION / TRAINING / TEACHING | G

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SRUC Barony Campus on-line student newsletter

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Ali Hastie (Learning Technologist) and Alison Halliday (Student Support Services Officer) were looking for a unique vehicle for students to share their experiences of college life. They decided to develop an online Student Newsletter. The Barony Campus Newsletter first went online in December 2012 and is published monthly.

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case studies | 2014 | barony college | further education | learning technologies | mahara | sruc | None

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Quizzes and games for medical administration students

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7) as part of the Medical Administration HNC. One of the most difficult tasks in this module is for the students to learn the terms and names of literally hundreds of body systems. Audrey has used the website studystack.com in order to reinforce the learning of the students.

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case studies | 2014 | further education | games | glasgow clyde college | learning resources | None

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Basic skills for further education

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Part of eMerge: a programme of E-learning staff development for Scotland's colleges, funded by the SFEFC.

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learning support | vle | virtual learning environments | essential skills | further education | SCQF Level 1 | SCQF Level 2 | SCQF Level 3 | SCQF Level 4 | SCQF Level 5 | SCQF Level 6 | SCQF Level 7 | SCQF Level 8

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Using digital assessment booklets to improve learning, teaching and assessment in the creative arts at Ayrshire College

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Richard Scott, a Creative Arts Lecturer at Ayrshire College has been looking for ways to improve assessment results by helping students take more control of their learning and engage more with it. He also wanted to find ways to reduce staff time spent on marking, so that they could free up more time for the teaching process. This case study explores an interactive digital assessment booklet he has developed to help address these challenges, how he designed the booklet and the response from students, staff and management to it.

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case studies | 2014 | assessment | assessment tools | ayrshire college | digital booklet | e-assessment | formative assessment | summative assessment | further education | None

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Learning on the fly: iPads and apps for air service training at Perth College, UHI

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Air Service Training Ltd (AST) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Perth College, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). AST themselves have been a world leader in the field of Aviation training since 1931, making it arguably the longest-established organisation of its kind in the world. AST decided to issue all students with iPads to enable them to research, study, use textbooks, and undergo assessment on one personal device. Students pay for devices and textbooks via course fees.

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case studies | 2014 | apps | further education | ipads | learning technologies | mobile devices | mobile technologies | students | perth college uhi | None

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Technology enhanced learner support in construction (TELSiC) project at the City of Glasgow College

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The aim of this project is to engage ‘digitally native’ learners with the pre-vocational construction curriculum. Many learners arrive at College already equipped with the skills to use digital devices (Smartphones, laptops and tablets) and commonly use apps such as Facebook and YouTube. By harnessing these skills, and developing them, the project seeks to re-engage and empower learners to develop essential skills such as numeracy, communication, ICT and technical drawing and to achieve on course. The project also provides learners with tailored teaching approaches and resources to best meet their personal learning needs.

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2014 | case studies | access and inclusion | apps | city of glasgow college | further education | mobile devices | mobile technologies | None

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Cross curriculum creation of a health monitoring app at Perth College UHI

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Within the context of SQA team project units, students have struggled to understand the fundamental business practices and the necessity of business practices in project work. By including the richness of real world projects with real world business logic and the real world complexity of working with clients, students gain a fuller understanding of the necessity for the structures that must exist within projects of this type.

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case studies | 2014 | apps | further education | learning technologies | mobile technologies | perth college uhi | university of the highlands and islands | students | None

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Using InBook to promote safer social networking for students with additional support needs at New College Lanarkshire (Motherwell Campus)

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This case study explores how Carrie Findlay, Support for Learning lecturer at New College Lanarkshire worked with learners to explore InBook and use it as a tool to investigate internet safety. This tool offers a ‘walled garden’ approach to social media in that it provides the opportunity for students on Support for Learning Programmes to become familiar with social network environments in a bespoke and safe environment.

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2014 | case studies | access and inclusion | further education | inbook | new college lanarkshire | motherwell college | None

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Keep taking the tablets: assessing the use of tablet devices in learning and teaching activities in the further education sector at Perth College UHI

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This case study summarises the methodology and outcomes of an interventionist/action research project to assess the benefits and potential pitfalls of the use of mobile devices in learning and teaching activities in a Further Education environment. Three departments took part in the research activity: the Hairdressing department, the Language School and Social and Vocational Studies (SVS). The SVS activities were supported by Jisc RSC Scotland staff.

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2014 | case studies | access and inclusion | apps | assessment | further education | higher education | mobile devices | mobile technologies | None

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Animation as a tool for developing eSafety skills with students attending Supported Learning Programmes at Glasgow Kelvin College

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This case study demonstrates how Margaret Dalgleish former lecturer and Annie Swan, Course Team Leader for Supported Learning at North Glasgow (now Glasgow Kelvin) College undertook a project to raise awareness of eSafety with their learners, in collaboration with Common Knowledge a multi-media advocacy charitable organisation using multimedia and animation. This overview describes their methodology and their journey of collaboration and partnership which placed learners at the heart of the process to create an animated film that highlighted the importance of eSafety for students with learning disabilities.

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case studies | 2014 | access and inclusion | e-safety | further education | learner ambassador | None

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The Teaching Qualification in Further Education TQFE-Tutor blogosphere at the University of Dundee

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This case study details the use of WordPress blogs (which is a free blogging tool) within the TQFE programme at University of Dundee. Whilst the programme materials are mainly delivered via the institutional Blackboard VLE, increasingly blogs are used creating an online community cohesion, where learners interact with one another and with the TQFE tutor team.

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case studies | 2014 | blogs | further education | university of dundee | None

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CAP (Collective Ambition Programme) @ West College Scotland: using technology to support the development of a culture of collective ambition

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The Collective Ambition Programme (CAP) was created to action the feedback obtained from West College Scotland’s staff culture questionnaire, completed prior to the merger which brought together three separate colleges (James Watt in Greenock, Reid Kerr in Paisley and Clydebank College) to form West College Scotland. This case study is concerned with how the College carried out the development and provision of a two way feedback mechanism to positively support College staff to contribute to the present and future direction of West College Scotland. The software selected to enable and support the process was Microsoft SharePoint 2013. Previous versions of SharePoint had been used as the platform for the staff intranet at the Paisley campus for a number of years where it was mainly used

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case studies | 2014 | collaboration | further education | sharepoint | staff development | west college scotland | None

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WudWWug Online Skills Profiling System at West College Scotland

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WudWWug (What you do With What you’ve got) is an innovative new online application developed at West College Scotland, for reflecting and tracking the personal development of essential, transferable skills. WudWWug provides 40 skills across the 4 capacities of Curriculum for Excellence, allowing learners to evaluate themselves against these skills. By using a series of prompts inputting these skills as they are developed, a personal profile page is created, which shows an academic record of their course. A key issue raised by employers is that young people are unable to articulate what skills they actually possess. This system allows students to identify all of the instances where they felt they had developed skills, written with the vocabulary of their own learning. It provides le

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case studies | 2014 | apps | assessment | further education | online learning | west college scotland | None

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Maximising inclusion with the use of technology; enhancing the learner experience at Forth Valley College

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Technology was used to meet the current demands of additional support needs (ASN) of learners who have a varying complexity of support needs. The Department of Creative Industries along with the Learning Development Facilitator, Sarah Tervit, explored the use of technology to assist the lecturers meeting the learners support needs.

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case studies | 2014 | access and inclusion | forth valley college | further education | moodle | None

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Provision of an inclusive mobile responsive learner development support toolkit at Forth Valley College

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Utilising new and existing technologies, the project team collaborated to create an intuitive and accessible online location that would host accessible learning materials and would provide all students of Forth Valley College with information about the learning support technology that was available to them, in addition a resource that would offer information regarding the services provided to learners by the Learning Department team.

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case studies | 2014 | forth valley college | further education | support toolkit | None

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Copyright Training for College Lecturers - A short practical online course

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Jisc Legal has produced a ‘need to know’ online training course in copyright law – designed to bring college staff and those supporting college staff up to speed on legally using other people’s materials in teaching and learning. It is a standalone learning module which takes about an hour to complete and consists of some video, some audio segments, some animations and some text pages. It is available to Further Education institutions in the UK to train lecture staff on the proper way to use other people’s work in their own work.

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copyright lecturer further education institutions learning online course staff development training preparing | compiling and delivering learning content to learners | ownership in the context of learning materials | making copies of and digitising images | short practical online course | music and text materials particularly for uploading to virtual learning environments | video | copyright licences in the context of learning materials | altering and adapting materials lawfully | EDUCATION / TRAINING / TEACHING | G

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