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eSTEeM is providing a mechanism for professional development through practice-based scholarship within a mentored community. Much of our work is organised on a project basis with project management aimed at the delivery of new educational outcomes and scholarship outputs. 

eSTEeM supports a rolling portfolio of approx. 80 active scholarship projects under a number of themes which include:

  • Access, Participation and Success
  • Innovative assessment
  • Online/onscreen STEM practice
  • Supporting students
  • Technologies for STEM learning

To learn more about our projects, please click on the project titles or use the search feature below by entering keywords. To search by the name of a project leader, please use the 'Filter by Project Leader' tab on the right-hand side of this page.

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    Creative Climate Learning: common resources on environmental change

  1. Joe Smith
  2. Creative Climate is a long-term online environmental communications initiative that gathers accounts of people’s understanding and action on environmental change issues.

    April 2011 to June 2012

    Geospatial technologies in distance learning and teaching in Science

  3. Tom ArglesSarah Davies
  4. 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

    Infinite Bandwidth Zero Latency - IBZL2

  5. Steve Walker
  6. IBZL is a thought experiment. It starts from the question: what if bandwidth (and latency) in networks like the internet didn't matter any more? What would become possible?

    April 2011 to February 2012

    iChart - Interactive Exploration of Data Charts

  7. Michel Wermelinger
  8. Data charts are used in many magazines, newspapers and official reports. Data journalism is on the rise. Big data is a familiar buzz word. And yet the public in general often does not have an easy way to explore the data and statistics that are thrown at them to justify a particular argument.

    April 2011 to July 2013

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

  9. Elaine ThomasSteve WalkerSarah Davies
  10. 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

    Understanding the challenges of learning to program at level 2

  11. Chris Douce
  12. Learning to program is a skill that some students struggle with.  TT284 Web Technologies requires students to write code using a number of different programming languages: Javascript, PHP and Google AppInventor.  Many students who take TT284 would have completed TU100 My Digital Life and TM129 Te

    December 2013 to October 2015

    The use of smart phones to enhance teaching in environmental engineering and environmental science modules

  13. Suresh NesaratnamShahram Taherzadeh
  14. This Study considered the availability of smart phone environmental apps that could be used in the teaching of environmental engineering and environmental science. Several apps in the field of noise, water and air were found to be freely available on the Internet.

    December 2013 to September 2014

    Evaluation of The OpenScience Lab’s 3D Virtual Skiddaw application

  15. Shailey MinochaTom ArglesSteve Tilling
  16. In this project1, we had the following research objectives towards investigating the pedagogical advantages of virtual field trips and the challenges for their adoption:

    October 2014 to October 2019

    Using OpenStudio in STEM learning

  17. Elaine ThomasLeonor BarrocaHelen DonelanKaren Kear
  18. Winner of the 2nd eSTEeM Scholarship Projects of the Year Award 2019 under the category - Innovative/Original Approach to Teaching.

    October 2014 to December 2018

    The impact of technology on the teaching and assessment of ‘systems diagrams’

  19. Andy Lane
  20. Diagramming is a creative process where the context and tools used to create the diagram may hinder or help students in learning both how to create diagrams that represent a situation and how to learn about diagramming and the situation.

    June 2015 to January 2016

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