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
Online/onscreen STEM practice
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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Elizabeth FitzGerald Rob Janes Elaine Moore Jo Iacovides
In summary, this project aimed to create shared understandings of disciplinary misconceptions (Tricky Topics) in particular modules, and to create new ways of overcoming those misconceptions.
May 2017 to January 2019
Following the introduction of the Group Tuition Policy (GTP) in 2016, Associate Lecturers (ALs) were given the opportunity in 2017 to feed back into a review of the newly created module tuition strategies. In the STEM Faculty a Toolkit was provided to support the review.
May 2017 to January 2019
Linda Moore Nicola McIntyre
Poor attendance at online synchronous tutorials has been an ongoing problem. One of the aims of the introduction of the group tuition policy was to address this problem by giving students more choice. Based on the evidence seen thus far, this has not resulted in better attendance and it has also
June 2017 to December 2021
Hayley Ryder TC O'Neil
There is much research regarding students who struggle mathematically early (school, Y1 UG) but not for good students who `hit a wall’ at level 3. Some persevere while others drop-out.
October 2017 to September 2024
The project themes can be set out in short hand as follows: Online group work. How we get better at it, the need to do more, providing students with experience, innovation in method and reaching out by means of a story set out in a graphic novel.
October 2017 to March 2019
Katrine Rogers Highly Commended at the 3rd eSTEeM Scholarship Projects of the Year Awards 2020 under the category – Enhancing the Student Experience. September 2017 to July 2019
Although there has been much research in the area of data analytics in recent years (e.g. Shum and Ferguson 2012), there are questions regarding which analytic methodologies can be most effective in informing higher education teaching and learning practices (Gibson and de Freitas, 2016).
October 2017 to February 2021
Katie Chicot Highly Commended at the 2nd eSTEeM Scholarship Projects of the Year Awards 2019 under the category - Enhancing the Student Experience. November 2017 to August 2018
The overall project set out to pilot and evaluate innovative programme level blended engagement events that aim to create a community of learners across a qualification.
November 2017 to June 2020
One of the options for students facing difficulties with their studies is to assessment bank their TMAs and take an extended break, with the intention of returning at the same point in the next presentation of their module.
November 2017 to December 2022