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STEM Clubs: Christmas Chromatography

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Christmas Chromatography', a primary school STEM engagement activity developed by the School of Physics and Astronomy.

From  Lana Woolford on May 3rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

STEM Club: Forensic Footprints

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Forensic footprints' from the CREST Award SuperStar activity series. To read more about the activity and get a list of the…

From  Lana Woolford on May 3rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

STEM Club: Contamination Detectives

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Contamination Detectives' from the CREST Award SuperStar activity series. To read more about the activity and get a list of the…

From  Lana Woolford on May 3rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

STEM Club: Telescopes & Aliens

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Telescopes & Aliens', a primary school STEM engagement activity developed by the School of Physics and Astronomy.

From  Lana Woolford on May 3rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

STEM Club: Racing Rockets

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Racing Rockets' from the CREST Award SuperStar activity series. To read more about the activity and get a list of the items…

From  Lana Woolford on May 3rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

STEM Club: Peas in a pod

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Peas in a pod' from the CREST Award SuperStar activity series. To read more about the activity and get a list of the items…

From  Lana Woolford on May 3rd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

STEM Club: Terrific Teeth

This instruction video shows how to do the main activity for 'Terrific Teeth: Making Toothpaste!' (Part 1) from the CREST Award SuperStar activity series. To read more about the activity…

From  Lana Woolford on May 2nd, 2021 0 likes 0 plays 0  

How Has Covid-19 Impacted Assessment?

Judy Hardy, Professor of Physics Education and Dean of Teaching and Learning in the College of Science and Engineering, outlines some of the major changes to assessment that have occurred as a result…

From  Joseph Arton on March 4th, 2021 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Digital Education Programme Episode 5: The one where we speak to Enoch Chan

Episode 5 of the programme podcast has us speaking with the gracious Enoch Chan of the University of Hong Kong School of Medicine and also a student on the Digital Education programme. Enoch walks us…

From  Michael Gallagher on February 2nd, 2021 0 likes 35 plays 1  

STEP Digital Families Learning App: Teachers' Guide

A Teachers' Guide to the STEP Digital Families Learning App for iPads

From  Pauline Duncan on January 20th, 2021 0 likes 10 plays 0  

M&M Podcast 22: The episode where we meet (again) with India Somerside to see how it all went in Semester 1

On the twenty-second episode of the Michael and Myles (M&M) podcast we are revisited by India Somerside who is a 4th year student at the University of Edinburgh. We discuss the pandemic pivot…

From  Michael Gallagher on December 11th, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

M&M Podcast 21: Automation, bots, and use cases emerging from the University of Edinburgh

The twenty-first episode of the Michael and Myles (M&M) podcast brings us back to the reason the podcast started in the first place: a project around automation and teaching. We discuss some of…

From  Michael Gallagher on November 3rd, 2020 1 likes 16 plays 0  

DE seminar: Dr Chris Bailey 'Visualising Lived Experience'

Dr Chris Bailey, Sheffield Hallam UniversityAbstractIn this presentation I aim to demonstrate the power of employing alternative, interpretative analysis techniques in ethnographic work. I argue for…

From  Claire Sowton on October 30th, 2020 0 likes 31 plays 0  

The Manifesto for Teaching Online: Dr Hamish Macleod 'A routine of plagiarism detection structures-in distrust'

A routine of plagiarism detection structures-in distrust. Plagiarism detection systems are seen by many as merely administrative aids to ease the academic assessment workload. Hamish Macleod argues…

From  Claire Sowton on October 29th, 2020 0 likes 14 plays 0  

The Manifesto for Teaching Online: Dr Christine Sinclair 'Online can be the privileged mode: Distance is a positive principle, not a deficit'

Online can be the privileged mode. Distance is a positive principle, not a deficit. Resistance to online teaching sometimes stems from the view that it is a ‘second best’ mode. Christine…

From  Claire Sowton on October 29th, 2020 0 likes 44 plays 0  

The Manifesto for Teaching Online: Dr James Lamb 'Text has been troubled: Many modes matter in representing academic knowledge'

Text has been troubled: many modes matter in representing academic knowledge. Online education extends the possibilities of producing assignments and artefacts that are both highly creative and…

From  Claire Sowton on October 29th, 2020 0 likes 28 plays 0