CDE seminar: Science teaching at a distance

Science teaching at a distance seminar   Tuesday 19 April 2011   Can we teach  science at a distance? Yes we can! The CDE ran the first of a planned series of seminars on virtual worlds on Tuesday 19 April, and it led to some interesting discussions.  Roger Mills, Guest Editor of a special issue of the … Continue reading

Exploring the use of social software in Libraries

Jane Secker, London School of Economics and Political Science Research team: Gwyneth Price, Institute of Education Kris Roger, London School of Economics Ian Snowley, Research Library Services, University of London Caroline Lloyd, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine TRA3 J Secker (Final Report) [pdf, 162kb]   SUMMARY: The LASSIE project set out to explore … Continue reading

Use of social software in a Master’s degree in Structural Biology by distance learning

 Dr Clare Sansom, School of Crystallography, Birkbeck College Research team: Dr Clare Sansom Professor Christine Slingsby TRA4 C Sansom (Final Report) [pdf, 197kb]   ABSTRACT: This project involved an evaluation of a number of so‐called “Web 2.0” software tools as learning aids in an Internet‐based, M.Sc. level course in Structural Molecular Biology taught by … Continue reading

Formulating and testing guidelines for online learning in support of mathematics learning in a diverse student group

  Professor Martin Anthony, Department of Mathematics, London School of Economics Research team: Professor Jan van den Heuvel Dr James Ward Mr Mark Baltovic TRA4 M Anthony (Final Report) [pdf 473kb]   ABSTRACT: Overall, the aim of this project was to investigate ways of designing web-based “virtual tutors” for mathematical subjects. It was our intention … Continue reading