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LabVIEW as a common language: resolving the community-building: Skill-embedding tension in taught Master’s learning

Lewis, Richard 2017. LabVIEW as a common language: resolving the community-building: Skill-embedding tension in taught Master’s learning. Presented at: NIWeek 2017, Austin, Texas, USA, 22 -27 May 2017.

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Abstract

Our MSc Physics programme incorporates a dedicated teaching environment and bespoke core modules implementing research group organisation and ethos to enhance students' sense of community. LabVIEW provides the common language and shared new experience during the first semester; students take ownership of LabVIEW-based projects run parallel to developing LabVIEW coding skills. Student feedback has been overwhelmingly positive, citing the community spirit, dedicated space and LabVIEW as the central positive experiences of their learning. Community-building benefits have not been at the cost of the effective acquisition of skills as shown in overall module scores, PTES survey feedback and module questionnaire results.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Date Type: Completion
Status: Unpublished
Schools: Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Q Science > QC Physics
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Last Modified: 23 Aug 2017 09:32
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/103839

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