Delivering University Curricula: Knowledge, Learning and INnovation Gains

The DUCKLING project - funded by JISC - at the University of Leicester develops advanced delivery, presentation and assessment processes to enhance the work-based learning experience for students studying remotely. The project will demonstrate the practical marriage of sound approaches in delivery together with new technologies and work–based pedagogies for learning support, communication and assessment of professional adult learners from commencement to completion of the programme of study.

Video Spotlight:

Increasing student engagement using podcasts

Dr Ray Randall, from University of Leicester’s School of Psychology, speaks about his experience of using podcasts in teaching, as part of the DUCKLING project. Video produced by the University of New South Wales COFA.online media team.

Spotlight on: Shared Practice

As part of the 'Transforming Curriculum Delivery through Technology' strand funded by JISC we recognise the advantages of sharing good practice amongst the projects:

Video Spotlight:

Creating eBooks for distance education

Terese Bird of the Beyond Distance Research Alliance describes the use of eBook readers in the DUCKLING project, as well as the process of converting learning materials into epub documents. Video produced by the University of New South Wales COFA.online media team.

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