Hybrid learning – what do students think and expect?

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this report, High Fliers, the independent graduate recruitment research company, looks at students’ feedback to how their universities responded to the lockdown measures and resulting shift to remote teaching and assessment, and their expectations for a return to studying in the autumn. The survey received 803 responses from undergraduate …

Effect of remote exams on performance in applied knowledge assessments in Edinburgh MBChB 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, David Kluth, Director of Teaching MBChB, Colin Duncan, Year 5 Director, Karen Fairhurst, Year 5 Director and Alan Jaap, Assessment Lead MBChB, discuss the effects of remote exams on performance in applied knowledge assessments in the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) degree Effect of remote exams …

Students using Xerte to create open educational resources

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Alison Christie and Brendan Owers describe how Xerte, a rapid content authoring tool, was used by students as part of a group assignment on the online Masters of Public Health programme.  Students using Xerte to create open educational resources     Image Credit: University of Edinburgh Collections Catalogue No. 0007861. …

MHSES Guide to Digital-First Teaching

Reading Time: < 1 minute A quick guide to what digital-first teaching in MHSES and what it means for your course. This guide was developed with the help of Michael Gallagher and Digital Education, and has drawn from the great work done by the IS ABC working group, UCL Digital Education, Alison Christie, Zoe Robertson, …