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Lecturers: Keeping an eye on the
wellbeing of ‘new recruits’

Posted on: 19/10/2017 | Written by: Gemma Strongitharm

Starting university is a daunting time for any young person. It’ll be one of the biggest transitions of their lives. And while for some it’ll be a short period of adjustment, for others it’ll be nightmarishly hard. It’s a massive change and not only where learning is concerned.

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Using Digital: Giving Shape to “Flat” Learning

Posted on: 10/10/2017 | Guest Writer: Jenny Schuemichen, student at University of Hamm-Lippstadt

With increasing numbers of students using digital tools in education and as a result enjoying increased success, I wanted to explore the possibility that it is in fact the technology itself that’s allowing today’s students to enjoy learning more.

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What Strategies Help Students Concentrate on Their Studies?

Posted on: 15/08/2017 | Edited by: Gemma Strongitharm

Distractions easily tempt students away from concentrating on their studies. We know the story all too well. They start off searching the internet for something relevant…and they end up checking facebook or watching you tube videos. They get up from their desks to get a drink…and end up chatting with their friends. They check the time on their phones.. and end up texting their other friends. It’s too easy of a trap to fall into!

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