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Contributions by " Peter McOwan"

Prof Peter McOwan is Professor of Computer Science in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science and the Dean for Taught Programmes for Science & Engineering. Peter is a National Teaching Fellow.

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Recording Teaching

In this Spotlight we present an overview of recording teaching, the options and considerations, some possible methods and uses, examples and experiences from academics at Queen Mary.

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Vodcasting visual material

Prof Peter McOwan describes when he has created video podcasts for visual material instead of simple audio podcasts.

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Podcasting lectures

Prof Peter McOwan discusses podcasting lectures and his experiences and lessons learnt.

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Self-selected groups

Prof Peter McOwan explains why he allows self-selected groups for some group coursework.

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Keeping control in large lectures

Prof Peter McOwan discusses a couple of methods of keeping control of large lectures.

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CS4FN: Computer Science outreach

Prof Peter McOwan talks about the CS4FN outreach magazine produced at Queen Mary.

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Serious fun

Prof Peter McOwan talks about his educational philosophy of serious fun.

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Magic, algebra and outreach

Prof Peter McOwan talks about The Magic of Computer Science, an outreach book connecting magic tricks, algebra and algorithms.

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Magic as a metaphor

Prof Peter McOwan describes his use of magic as a metaphor for his teaching of computer science to help student engagement and understanding.

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