A discovery series for teaching and learning in Higher Education by DCU
DCU Podcast: Innovation in programme design & assessment with Prof Brian Harney

DCU Podcast: Innovation in programme design & assessment with Prof Brian Harney

January 17, 2022

This podcast shares Brian's insights into the innovative design of the B.Sc in Digital Business & Innovation programme, one of the new Futures modules that has been developed at DCU. It explores new assessment approaches, tracking the student learning journey, and colloborating with industry.

DCU Podcast: Promoting academic integrity through student engagement with Dr Rob Gillanders

DCU Podcast: Promoting academic integrity through student engagement with Dr Rob Gillanders

December 16, 2021

This podcast conversation with Dr Rob Gillanders shares an innovative assessment method that serves to engage students in a meaningful way and promotes academic integrity. 

DCU Podcast: Engaging students with assessment with Dr Darren Clarke

DCU Podcast: Engaging students with assessment with Dr Darren Clarke

December 16, 2021

In this episode, Dr Darren Clarke from DCU's School of History & Geography discusses discusses an innovative assessment approach that saw students undertake a 30 day sustainability challenge.

DCU Podcast: Scaffolding student understanding of reflective writing with colour with Sandra McCormack

DCU Podcast: Scaffolding student understanding of reflective writing with colour with Sandra McCormack

December 13, 2021

In this episode, Sandra McCormack of DCU's Office of Student life discusses how she supports students to write reflectively for the Uaneen module through colour coding Gibbs Reflective Cycle.

DCU Podcast Series: Reflection and reflecting on Advance HE Fellowship with Dr Julie Bertz

DCU Podcast Series: Reflection and reflecting on Advance HE Fellowship with Dr Julie Bertz

December 3, 2021

In this episode, Dr Julie Bertz from DCU Business School discusses her Fellowship journey and the insights gained into reflective writing.

DCU Podcast Series: Building and sustaining relationships with external partners with Prof Deiric O Broin

DCU Podcast Series: Building and sustaining relationships with external partners with Prof Deiric O Broin

November 18, 2021

Building and sustaining relationships with external partners is increasingly becoming a key aspect of teaching and learning. This podcast is designed to share experience and advice on establishing and maintaining such relationships from one academic’s perspective, Professor Deiric O Broin.

DCU Podcast: Desinging online assessment with Dr Barbara Dignam

DCU Podcast: Desinging online assessment with Dr Barbara Dignam

August 26, 2021

This conversation with Dr Barbara Dignam offers some really interesting ideas of ways to design an online assessment strategy that is authentic and fit for purpose. In particular, Barbara's assessment approach is inclusive, offering students an opportunity to be involved in the assessment.

 
DCU Podcast: Using Podcasts in Higher Education with Dr Gary Sinclair

DCU Podcast: Using Podcasts in Higher Education with Dr Gary Sinclair

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Gary Sinclair shares his experience of using podcasts to support student recall and engagement in DCU Business School

DCU Podcast: Discussing dilemmas in the application of constructive alignment and backward design with Dr Zita Lysaght

DCU Podcast: Discussing dilemmas in the application of constructive alignment and backward design with Dr Zita Lysaght

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Zita Lysaght  shares her insights around constructive alignment and backward design in higher education.  

DCU Podcast: Enhancing teaching practices during the Covid Crisis with Dr Peter Tiernan

DCU Podcast: Enhancing teaching practices during the Covid Crisis with Dr Peter Tiernan

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Peter Tiernan shares his development of a bespoke module to support digital skills of teachers delivering remote instruction which features peer reviewed micro teaching assessment.   

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