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Articles tagged "understanding"

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Filming clinical demonstrations

Dr Dominic Hurst discusses why and how he creates quick informal videos of his clinical demonstrations to post online to provided a re-viewable resource for the students.

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Filming students for reflection

Dr Dominic Hurst describes how he uses a basic camera to film dentistry students so that they can reflect on their posture and interaction with patients.

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Self-tests and feedback on misconceptions

Dr Rosemary Harris introduces the self-tests for students that she has created on the VLE that are designed to pick up on and give immediate feedback on students’ misconceptions.

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Misconceptions and writing in short answer questions

Dr Mark Carroll describes how he collates student misconceptions presented in written short answer questions in order to help students’ understanding of the concepts and the assessment.

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Formative Recap Sessions

Dr Mark Carroll describes recap sessions which are designed to summarise material and provide an opportunity for questions and feedback.

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Multiple layered explanations

Dr Roberto Veneziani talks about using multiple different types of explanation for the same concept in a layered way.

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Using pictures and animations to aid explanations

Dr Hasan Shaheed describes his use of images and animations to reinforce points and enhance understanding.

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Historical narrative in physics lectures

Dr David Berman explains why he embeds the contextual historical narrative in his physics lectures in addition to the mathematical and scientific material.

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Geometric props in lectures

Dr David Berman describes how he uses props to help explain abstract mathematical concepts in a way that connects directly to students’ experiences.

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Using flow charts and tables in teaching

Prof Rachael Mulheron explains why she uses charts, tables and diagrams as key parts of her teaching in order to aid the students’ understanding of key connections and logical analysis.

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