[17] Back to the Future: From the Archives to an Experiential Education

POSTER Back to the Future: From the Archives to an Experiential Education Author Alexia Bowler Abstract This poster will present recent work with first year undergraduate students on the module ‘A History of the English Language’. One of the key topics discussed with students on this module is how writing technologies contribute to, or constrain,…

[19] Peer reviewing; more or less useful than a 1:1?

POSTER Peer reviewing; more or less useful than a 1:1? Author Charlie Earle and Sam Hopkinson Abstract Cardiac and Respiratory Healthcare Science students at Swansea University are required to complete a competency-based portfolio in accordance with the National School of Healthcare Science Practitioner Training Programme (PTP). The clinical portfolio is an example of independent learning,…

[20] Echocardiography Simulation: As part of first year anatomy and physiology teaching for cardiac and respiratory physiology students.

POSTER Echocardiography Simulation: As part of first year anatomy and physiology teaching for cardiac and respiratory physiology students. Author Samantha Hopkinson Abstract Background: Simulation based training has been widely used in other professions for many years but with recent technological developments, the use of simulation in healthcare education is increasing. With facilitation by the educator,…

[26] What is effective feedback? A comparison of views from academics and students – A Grounded Theory Approach

POSTER SUBMISSION What is effective feedback? A comparison of views from academics and students – A Grounded Theory Approach Author Darren Coombes Abstract Purpose. In recent years the literature regarding feedback has flourished with many researchers exploring the various factors related to student feedback. However, the question ‘why are the majority of students unhappy with…

[28] Immersive culture as a learning tool.

POSTER Immersive culture as a learning tool. Author Rebecca Dowle and Lisa Matthews Abstract Our poster will reflect our journey to becoming a dementia friendly campus in St. David’s Park; this will be the first dementia friendly campus in Wales. Through this we will show how immersing our students in a culture that understands, and…

[37] Spiral curriculum and interactive learning

POSTER Spiral curriculum and interactive learning Author Faye Morton Abstract As part of a module in the first year of Healthcare Science Medical Physics Technology, students learn about innovation and service development in healthcare. A didactic lecture was provided with discussion surrounding considerations and goals of the NHS. Following this, students were asked to produce…

[38] Didactic teaching: getting to the heart of it!

POSTER Didactic teaching: getting to the heart of it! Author Faye Morton and Yusuf Museji Abstract Good teaching practice tells us to limit the amount of words on slides when presenting. However, student feedback in previous years has stated that they dislike the sparsely worded presentation method, due of the lack of detailed notes for…

[43] VR Gamification – When reading medical images becomes competitive

POSTER VR Gamification – When reading medical images becomes competitive Author Joseph Purden, Barry Bardsley and Faye Morton Abstract The use of Virtual Reality in teaching is on the rise, with college digitalisation strategies meaning that it is becoming embedded in curricula across the University. The aim of this project was to transform a session…

[49] Could part-time programmes be the future of nurse education?

POSTER Could part-time programmes be the future of nurse education? Author Mark Edwards and Nicola Henwood Abstract Despite successive increases in the number of commissioned places for pre-registration nursing programmes across Wales, the number of nurses’ remains stationary. In most areas there are severe nursing shortages and health boards struggle to recruit qualified nurses. Nursing…

[50] What the Future Student Wants and Needs: Immersive Learning, Game-Culture Classrooms, Job-Ready Expanded Skill Set, Flexibility, and Cultural Competency

POSTER What the Future Student Wants and Needs: Immersive Learning, Game-Culture Classrooms, Job-Ready Expanded Skill Set, Flexibility, and Cultural Competency Author Wendy Turner Abstract In June 2013 a report from the Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, part of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, came out with a whitepaper called “The Heart…