FED Projects 2014

The Fund for Educational Development (FED) aims to support the implementation of the University’s Student as Producer initiative by enabling innovative curriculum redesign projects.  Projects should result in publishable case-studies which will serve as exemplars for practical interpretation of Student as Producer principles within disciplines.

Below are summary details of the projects funded in 2014. Further details of each project are available from the links above.

Dr. Ruth Croxton  School of Life Sciences Enhancing Student Experience and Learning: Virtual Interactive TrAining Lab (VITAL)
Richard Vickers School of Media Converging Learning Environments: Encouraging Inter-College Collaboration
Sandy Willmott School of Sport & Exercise Science Producing employable sports graduates: maximising the benefits from volunteering
Dr Julian Bartrup School of Life Sciences Laboratory Safety in the ScienceBuilding
Dr Marcin M Kołakowski School of Architecture The facilitation of design and construction of buildings that promoting alternative and natural construction techniques.
Antonella Liuzzo Scorpo / Jamie Wood School of Humanities Xerte Talking: students producing interactive learning resources
Diane Charlesworth School of Media An analysis of the debates in the British national press and in industry discourse around work placements and internships and their perceived function and value in the cultural/creative industries sector.
Dr John Murray School of Computer Science Emotion Monitoring Online System (EMOSys)

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