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Research contract awarded

Aug
27

A consortium of colleagues from LSRI have been awarded a contract with the  International Baccalaureate organisation.  The work will allow a collaboration between Lucy Cooker, Charles Crook and Shaaron Ainsworth in which they will evaluate the role of digital technologies in presenting the science and maths curriculum in IB schools

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New Chair of Learning Sciences

Aug
27

Shaaron Ainsworth, a founder member of LSRI, has been appointed to the Chair of Learning Sciences.  Congratulations!

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Learning Sciences PhD studentships available

Feb
19

Two forms of support for LSRI doctoral students are currently availalbe for application.  One is a (Home or EU) fees-only studentship to work in the area of learning sciences (deadline 31/03/13).  The second is an ESRC studentship in Education - which may include projects in the learning sciences (deadline 01/03/12). Please use the links in this text for further details

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Toponimo mobile app engages language learners

Dec
16

The Jisc funded mobile learning project at Nottingham College International (a part of Central College Nottingham) is helping international students improve their English language by developing out-of-classroom collaborative activities using Near Field Communication (NFC) tags embedded into posters.

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What the Research Says

Nov
30

The LSRi hosts the bi-monthly What the Research Says event and the topic is Collaborative Learning with Technology. Please join us at the LSRI or via the web to explore this topic. If you are interested in collaborating at technology, collaborating around technology, collobarating through technology or even collaborating with technology then this event is for you.

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Decoding Learning: a new report

Nov
23

LSRI members present (Charles Crook, Brett Bligh and Shaaron Ainsworth) and past (Andrew Manches) have worked with London Knowledge Lab (Rose Luckin

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Teachmeet at LSRI 09/11/12

Nov
09

LSRI hosts another Teachmeet session where 25 teachers from local schools present their learning innovation in primary, secondary and higher classrooms

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PhD Studentship

Jun
22

The Learning Sciences Research Institute (LSRI) at University of Nottingham currently has a doctoral studentship funded by the HE Academy titled "Drawing and Dissection: Improving understanding in neuroanatomy" to work with Dr Shaaron Ainsworth and Dr Peter Wigmore.

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Lessons from Leonardo: medical students to learn by drawing

May
25

 

Dr Shaaron Ainsworth has won a prestigious Higher Education Academy grant to explore how learning and assessment of anatomy can be enhanced by introducing drawing into traditional dissection classes for first and second year medical students.

Medical students at The University of Nottingham are to get drawing lessons as part of new research into how visual representation can help the academic learning process.

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JISC eportofolio toolkit launched as output of Gordon Joyes ePI study

Apr
04

 

Universities involved in the development  of the e-Portfolio Implementation Toolkit are including news items about the launch and this is being widely promoted by the JISC network as well as our international partners. Should there be some news item on our website?

 

 

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