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Aynsley, Sarah A.; Nathawat, Kusum; Crawford, Russell M. – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
Gamification in higher education has steadily been gaining traction as a useful addition to the diversity of learning resources available to both teachers and students. We have invented a card-based, role-playing team game called 'Braincept' to help aid pharmacology learning for medical students. The aims of the current study are to determine…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Attitudes, Medical Students, Pharmacology
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Scott, Margaret; Unsworth, John – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
While traditionally the viva voce examination had a central role in student assessment it fell out of favour as higher education expanded. This paper describes the development of a digital video viva examination to promote a more authentic and lower stakes method of assessment for students in their final under-graduate module. The paper presents a…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Video Technology, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Russell, Ewan – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
This article will provide ideas for teaching methods that aim to provide undergraduate students with the experience of working with mathematics in a business context. These teaching methods have been employed at a mainstream U.K. university in a final-year module, and employers have been heavily involved in designing and assessing learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, College Mathematics, Teaching Methods
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Heaviside, Helen J.; Manley, Andrew J.; Hudson, Joanne – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
The purpose of this case study was to explore Postgraduate Sport and Exercise Psychology students' and their lecturer's experiences of PBL, and, its role in developing their employability skills. A focus group was conducted with four students (Mage = 22.75 years, SD = 0.96 years; n female = 2) and a conversational interview was conducted with the…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Sport Psychology, Education Work Relationship, Graduate Students