There’s a certain word that we keep seeing crop up in our work so far on Collaborate, and that word is ‘gap’. It might be a piece about a skills gap, or something to do with bridging the gap, or perhaps identifying the gap, but every time the same key word, ‘gap’ appears. In fact […]
The first interview with an employer was with Matthew Dunne, a solicitor from a leading Law firm in the South West, Foot Anstey. Matt is also an alumni of the University, so was also able to reflect on his assessments here at Exeter as well as give valuable information as an employer. Our line of […]
We recently had a very positive visit from JISC, our first programme managers meeting, where we had a chance to meet with Lisa and Paul from JISC at Bristol, and also for some of our extended project team to share their involvement and interest in the project. Thanks too to Michelle Shoebridge, deputy registrar, who […]
An overview of the Extended Project Team, and their role in the Collaborate project.
For all the discussions and disagreements about the use of technology in education, there does seem to be emerging from the literature a concrete finding that the use of technology can enhance learning. Exactly how this happens may still be up for debate, but meta studies such as the Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online […]
One of the first tasks on the project was in week two, where I spoke to a handful of students and recorded their views on assessment, the use of technology in assessment and whether they thought their assessments had any links to employability The initial findings were encouraging. A student from the Business School found […]
Welcome to “Collaborate”, an ambitious 2 year JISC funded project, run by the Education Enhancement division at the University of Exeter, which aims to introduce new generation assignments based around real-world and scenario based activities designed collaboratively by programme teams, students and employers. Why “Collaborate”? It’s all down to that combination of programme teams, students and employers. Although […]