The OU centre for STEM pedagogy
In recent years tutors have been asked to commit to a timetable of tutorials some time before the start of a module so that a full list of available tutorials can be provided to students as soon as they start their studies.
Highly Commended at the 5th eSTEeM Scholarship Projects of the Year Awards 2022.
The Are You Ready for Your Studies Quizzes have recently been implemented to help students decide whether they are ready to study a module.
Winner of the 5th eSTEeM Scholarship Projects of the Year Awards 2022.
Winner of the 5th Best Poster Competition at the 9th eSTEeM Annual Conference, 29-30 April 2020.
In 2019 twenty-one modules volunteered to pilot a new OU Study App (The Open University, 2019); since January 2021 all module websites are available.
Since 2016 the Learning Innovation team has been engaged in a series of research activities designed to gain a deeper understanding of the underlying study habits and learning behaviour of OU students, in order to inform the future development of pedagogy, systems, tools and platforms. Potential
Anecdotal evidence from ALs tutoring on some Level 1 Engineering modules seems to show that students on Engineering modules do not fully engage with the Learning Outcomes (LOs).
The literature suggests that students want more from academic staff, from desiring to be treated with explicit respect [[i]] to being co-creators of their teaching and learning material [[ii]] [[iii]].
The main goal was to analyse what actually occurred in the T313 and T317 TMA and EMA forums and to make comparisons between them with a view to
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