Resources: Student performance

17 resources found for "Student performance"
2005 Student Award Essays
We are very pleased to announce that the ESCalate 2005 Student Writing Award Competition winner is Wendy Belk studying Postgraduate Certificate in Community Education at Strathclyde University (Jordanhill Campus). The runner up was Diana Brady in her second year of Education Studies with Music, at University of Cambridge. The ESCalate Student Awards 2005 'What makes a good learning experience for an education student?' provided an opportunity for...
2006 Student Award Essays
We are delighted to announce that the ESCalate Student Award Winner for 2006 is Claire Mann who is studying a Postgraduate Certificate in Continuing Education at the University of Nottingham. Runners up include: Natasha Williams, studying Educational Psychology at the University of Bristol and Rachel Gosling, studying Applications of Educational Technology (part of MA in Online and Distance Education) at The Open University. Claire Mann has...
2007 Student Award winning essays
We are delighted to announce that the ESCalate Student Award Winner for 2007 is Lucia Terry, studying a Foundation Degree in Learning Support at University of Wolverhampton. Runners up include: Louise Fraser, studying Postgraduate Certificate in Post-Compulsory Education at University of Wolverhampton Joseph Gordon, studying Postgraduate Certificate in Mathematics Education at University of Nottingham. Lucia Terry has been entered into the...
An examination of the language and interpretations of Standard One for Initial Teacher Training in England – Professional Values and Practice
This report focuses on data collated in one UK Higher Education Institute from all the end-of-year assessments of post-graduate student teachers over a three-year period (2002-5), together with interview data from a sample of student teachers and their school tutors / assessors. It provides an analysis of the school tutors' assessments of Standard One, Professional Values and Practice (DfES/TTA 2002), for whole cohorts of secondary student...
Anxious learners? How the wisdom of those that have gone before and have become the successful senior academics of today can help transform the current student learning experience in Higher Education
Julie Anderson of ESCalate presented a paper: Anxious learners? How the wisdom of those that have gone before and have become the successful senior academics of today can help transform the current student learning experience in Higher Education at the Society for Research into Higher Education (SRHE) Conference 2010. The slides are available for download
Assessment issues arising from Subject Benchmarking Statements
This paper analyses the performance criteria and learning objectives contained in the first 22 QAA subject benchmark statements, and reflects upon their implications for assessment
Exploring the rules of engagement via exemplars : enhancing staff and student dialogue about assessment and learning practice
This is an ESCalate Developing Pedagogy and Practice grant awarded to Kay Sambell of Northumbria University in 2009. This project develops a bank of activities and resources to enable Education staff to use concrete exemplars of student work as a means of enabling their students to approach assessment effectively. There will be two inter-related phases, one targeted on staff, one focused on their students. Both phases seek to promote dialogue...
ISSOTL 2010 Conference
Julie Anderson of ESCalate presented a paper "A Classroom of anxious students" at the ISSOTL conference 2010, "Global Theories and Local Practices: Institutional, Disciplinary and Cultural Variations" 19-22 October 2010, in Liverpool. In the current climate where we may be increasingly time poor, are there nevertheless more interventions the concerned lecturer could adopt to lessen student anxiety and further support effective learning?...
Pretty scary! A small-scale study of how pupils cope answering questions and presenting in class contexts, focusing on coping strategies
Teaching …is very much a matter of teachers talking and children listening … when questions are asked of children, these questions require them either to recall facts or to solve a problem for which their teachers expect a correct answer (Galton et al 1999, p.33). In any teaching and learning context, pupils and students may find speaking in front of others, such as when answering questions, intimidating. It has been suggested that the common...
Resources from Lost in Transmission
Resources from the ESCalate event Lost in Transmission, 8 June 2009 focusing on the gap that is often found between the feedback tutors give to students, and the transmission of this feedback into something that students can subsequently use to improve their work
Strategic development of online communities : learning from the experience of others to enhance provision for ITT (learning and skills)
This is an ESCalate grant-funded project, led by Keith Webb of the University of Huddersfield that was completed in March 2007. This project will derive benefit from that overseas experience and expertise for UK providers of HE, particularly in teacher training for vocational education. The Development Grant is to support a study tour designed to inform the 2008-2010 Development Plan for recently established online communities serving 5,000...
Supporting STEM: providing intervention strategies for borderline ITE students in STEM subjects to increase their success
This research aims to identify aspects of professional work which consistently challenge ITE students’ achievement in STEM (specifically mathematics and science) subjects, and prevent them reaching Qualified Teacher Status; and to implement intervention strategies to improve the success of borderline students. Building on analyses of ‘tracking data’ over several years, interventions are planned to maximise success of these students. The project...
Tipping out the Boot Grit: the use of on-going feedback devices to enhance feedback dialogue
This is an ESCalate Pedagogy and Practice grant awarded in June 2010 to Jan McArthur of the University of Edinburgh. In order to promote good feedback, dialogue between students and lecturers should be encouraged. With modern pressures affecting Higher Education, this can be difficult to achieve. By introducing feedback devices at multiple points throughout the 'Feedback Loop', students can be encouraged to engage in a two-way dialogue which...
Tracking student progress
Tracking student progress is a publication from ESCalate on Initial Teacher Education. It is a report on discussions between a group at the 4 year degree day held at the University of Cumbria, Lancaster campus on Friday, February 6th 2009. How do you track your students to be sure you are adding value? Or are you ensuring they fulfil their potential - It argues that a major strength of the 4 year degree course is the length of time which students...
Trainee teachers' physical and mental wellbeing: a study of university and school experience provision
This is an ESCalate themed funding grant in the area of student well-being awarded to Jan Huyton of the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff. This study focuses on wellbeing of PGCE / PGDE students, the provision of support and the impact of Fitness to Teach guidelines. It involves three cases studies, exploring institutional policy and the perceptions of staff and students to elicit key issues, and exploits Web 2.0 technologies to stimulate...
Troublesome encounters
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Gina Wisker and Charlotte Morris of the University of Brighton. It details an ESCalate funded project that is investigating factors in the learning of masters and doctoral students in education which impact on wellbeing
University of Plymouth - Earn & Learn Award: Are you making the most of your work experience?
The University of Plymouth runs an award scheme to enable their students to 'prove' some of their transferable skills, by getting Students to reflect on their work experience. Below is a list of the different areas covered in the Student Booklet. What are transferable skills? The Earn & Learn Award Checklist; Record Sheet; Get More From Work; What next? Identifying areas for development; Understanding Organisations; Analysing your performance at...