March 2017

PTAS projects details and abstracts from the March 2017 round.

ShinyStats: A new interactive and engaging statistics training application to complement existing resources


Lecture recording in mathematics and physics

Enriching recording lectures through linking and creation of rich media content

QualRec: Qualitative exploration of staff and student engagement, experience and behaviour with Lecture Recording

How is good feedback expressed? A corpus analysis of feedback provided by Edinburgh University Students' Association Teaching Awards (Best Feedback) Nominees

Exploring students' experiences of finding and accessing academic writing support

Playful Learning - evaluation and development of OER Board Game Jams

Promoting a learning community through peer feedback - navigating the perspectives of staff and students

The role of the Programme Director in Taught Postgraduate Programmes

Helping students to write readable code - a peer approach using ACJ

Exploring the attitudes and learning needs of student nurses in relation to care home nursing

Teaching for critical thinking in business: developing the active teacher to support student critical thinking

Improving the mathematics diagnostic test

How do our teachers prepare their students to face wicked problems?

A curriculum for climate justice: a collaborative investigation of the challenges and opportunities for climate change education through a social justice lens

Coding club - a peer-to-peer learning environment to surmount statistics anxiety and code fear 

Becoming agents of change: an examination of teachers' perceptions of how the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PgCAP) develops their agency as teachers