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Ecoanxiety and environmental education: stories, conversations, actions

  • Sarah Davies
  • Ecoanxiety – the distress related to climate and ecological crises – is increasingly recognised in learners by educators (Hickman et al, 2021), in the media (e.g., BBC Ideas 2021, Rannard, 2022) as well as through programmes of advice and education (e.g., Wright, 2022).

    November 2022 to April 2024

    Embedding research into teaching: practices, motivations and impacts

  • Sarah Davies
  • Academics are often interested in using their own research in their teaching – this can be a valuable way of sharing their passion for their subject, connecting students with cutting edge research knowledge, and enabling students to experience authentic science practices.

    November 2021 to April 2023

    Hybrid/Digital Networked Learning scruffy mongrel or sleek new breed?

  • Elaine ThomasSteve WalkerSarah Davies
  • The ‘Hybrid Digital Material Networked Learning’ project or 'The Mongrel Project’ aimed to explore learning experiences involving networked physical and digital resources.

    December 2012 to November 2015

    Geospatial technologies in distance learning and teaching in Science

  • Tom ArglesSarah Davies
  • Geospatial technologies (that underpin services such as Google Earth™, ArcGIS™, remote sensing and GPS) can be used to help students grasp difficult or threshold concepts, such as 3D visualisation, and improve their spatial thinking skills, or ‘spatial literacy’.

    April 2011 to November 2014