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Externally funded projects

Banner image for Honeypot and ICE two extra-curricula initiatives to support and facilitate enterprising undergraduate students in the areas of design and engineering.


The JISC EBEAM PROJECT (Link to Project blog), jointly funded by JISC and the University of Huddersfield from 1st September 2011, will evaluate the impact of e-assessment and feedback on student satisfaction, retention, progression and attainment as well as on institutional efficiency.  It  will share recommendations for achieving high quality assessment processes, staff development, student support, sustainability, scalability and curriculum development.

British Educational Research Association (BERA) funded project

Evaluating academics' use of iPads - led by Olaojo Aiyegbayo, Teaching and Learning Institute

Higher Education Academy (HEA) funded Projects/Initiatives

A multitude of mobile devices for learning. Supporting each other through the confusion - led by Andrew Walsh, Computing and Library Services,  funded by an Individual Teaching Development Grant from the Higher Education Academy (Aug 2012 - Aug 2013)

Students as educators and mentors: increasing awareness of the benefits and participation in sandwich placements - led by Ruth Brooks, The Business School, funded by an Indiviual Teaching Development Grant from the Higher Education Academy (Aug 2012 - Aug 2013)

- led by Kathrine Jensen, Teaching and Learning Institute, funded by an Individual Teaching Development Grant from the Higher Education Academy (Aug 2012 - Aug 2013)

Social justice law provision in undergraduate and postgraduate study: the implementation and evaluation of clinical legal education in a British Law School: Professor Stuart Toddington and Phil Drake of the Law School and Dr Jane Tobbell and Lynda Turner of the School of Human and Health Sciences, funded by a Collaborative Teaching Development Grant from the Higher Education Academy

Developing a variety of approaches to work placement to enhance knowledge and skills for employability, led by James Reid from the School of Education and Professional Development, funded by an Indiviual Teaching Development Grant from the Higher Education Academy Education Academy

Assessment and feedback: from monologue to dialogue - led by Dr Chris Gifford in the Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences, funded by a Teaching Development Grant from Higher Education Academy (April 2012 - Nov 2012)

Assessment and Feedback Change Academy project (Ended 2011)

Past HEA funded projects

  • Equip - Developing VLE approaches for an enhanced student learning experience - Completed 2011
  • Teaching Research Ethics Through Reality TV - Nigel King and Viv Burr. See also the 2012 paper "You're in Cruel England now!" in University of Huddersfield Repository
  • Development and publication of a Teaching Pack on Cross-Cultural Learning in Architectural Design - £6,000 (Yun Gao, School of Art, Design and Architecture)
  • CAD: Tutorials, Strategies and Support - £6,000 (Richard Fellows, Susan Clarkson and Ray Elysee, School of Art, Design and Architecture)
  • Real World social work developing digital stories about practice placement experiences - £4,760 (Rachel Balen)
  • NTFS (3 year) Funded Project – Reusable Qualitative Learning Objects: Resources to support the learning of methods of qualitative data analysis in the social sciences - £28,274 (Graham Gibbs)
  • Rehearsing popular music: exploring opportunities for supporting learning in the pop/rock band - £1,400 (Mark Pulman)
  • Enabling practice learning in a context of scarce resources and competing claims - £50 (Jim Reid)
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University of the year 2013
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Athena Swan Bronze Award

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