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The European Union: A Beginner’s Guide
(Oneworld publishers, 2012)
The European Union since 1945
Is peer feedback an effective approach for creating dialogue in Politics?
(European Political Science, 2012-03-16)
Feedback practices have recently come under increasing scrutiny, most notably because of the impact of the National Student Survey. This article draws on the work of a National Teaching Fellowship Scheme funded project ...
Democratising the learning process: the use of Twitter in the teaching of Politics and International Relations
Twitter has become an established feature of the contemporary landscape. It has been used by, among others, politicians, political parties, governments, international organisations, charities, think-tanks and individuals ...
Can dialogue help to improve feedback on examinations?
(Taylor and Francis, 2014-05-09)
Student dissatisfaction with feedback is widely acknowledged in Higher Education. This has resulted in investigations that have offered suggestions for improving student satisfaction levels. This article examines one area ...
The significance of assignment feedback: from consumption to construction
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2012-11-16)
Research undertaken on student feedback has pointed to the difficulties that students have in understanding written feedback. However, little attention has been given to understanding student views on verbal feedback. ...
The Scholarship of Engagement for Politics: Placement Learning, Citizenship and Employability
The concern to develop opportunities for active learning and engagement of one form or another have become increasingly prevalent in higher education institutions on both sides of the Atlantic. In particular, recent years ...
What feedback do students want?
The feedback that students receive on their assignments has been subject to a great deal of debate in Universities across the globe. Whereas academics regularly complain that students do not engage with feedback by citing ...
The UK and Lisbon
(PIE Peter Lang, 2012)
In examining the case of Britain and the Lisbon Treaty, this chapter proceeds as follows. First, it begins by setting the domestic context within which the IGC negotiations took place. Second, it discusses the British ...
Developing Assessment Practices in Politics
Up until the early 1990s the traditional approach to teaching and learning in Politics was to use examinations and essays as the primary method of assessing students. This was somewhat in contrast to other subject-based ...