Author Archives: stevecayzer

Setting up a marking portal in Moodle

This quick post gives a few details on a marking portal using a moodle database, with some useful features. If this interests you, read on

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ESLTIS: A conference for teaching focussed academics

From July 19-21 I was in the beautiful city of Sheffield attending #ESLTIS2017 (Enhancing Student Learning through Innovative Scholarship). It was great to connect again with a national community of teaching focussed academics. There were some interesting talks although for … Continue reading

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Circular Economy and Sustainable Lifestyles (conference report)

From 27-29 June, I was at a conference on the Circular Economy (CE). More specifically, it was titled “Sustainable Lifestyles, Livelihoods and the Circular Economy” –  hosted by the Global Research Forum at the University of Sussex (SPRU/IDS).

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An educational FLAN

On Friday I went to the FutureLearn Academic Network (FLAN) meeting in Milton Keynes to present my work with Bath Mechanical Engineering graduate Simon Coton.

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Dr Fox and effective feedback

Today’s Conversation with Cake involved a look at a recent paper reappraising the Dr Fox phenomenon. This led onto a discussion of meaningful student feedback – that is, feedback that informs and improves our teaching

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The Big Rocks Board

I’ve taken to using my whiteboard as an information radiator.

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Sustainable Innovation

On Monday 7 November, I went to the Sustainable Innovation conference at the Centre for Sustainable Design in Epsom. The theme of the conference was “Circular Economy” which ties in very nicely with my teaching and research on #itmbath.

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Disappearing WiFi

Does the wifi disappear on your laptop? It might be just me, but I’ve had this recurring, intermittent and extremely annoying problem for a while. By wifi disappearing I don’t mean the wifi network, I mean the wifi adaptor itself. … Continue reading

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ITM – The First Week

Well, the 2016-17 season has started well. Again, the Innovation and Technology Management MSc cohort is both international (15 nationalities) and diverse (automotive engineering, economics and marketing to name a few). The first intensive week of teaching is now complete; … Continue reading

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The Global Classroom

Last week, I travelled to London with my colleagues @TraceyMadden and @FabioNemetz to attend the #ESLTIS16 conference. The conference was fascinating (some thoughts below).  Tracey and I presented some work that we have done with @DanishMishra on using Social Network Analysis … Continue reading

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