14 September 2018, 11:00 - 15:30
|11.00–12.00||Digital skills for free – Prof Kerensa Jennings (The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award)||SAW 104|
|| Student engagement dashboard – Kerry Wood (Student Services)
|| Parallel Session 1 – MARC (Degree calculator) – A digital tool for student progression – Damien Murray (Academic Registry)
Parallel Session 2 – Bloomberg Lab tour – Dr Handy Tan (LAIBS) (13.30–15.30)
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MAB Ground floor
|| Parallel Session 2 – Bloomberg Lab tour – Dr Handy Tan (LAIBS) (13.30–15.30)
||MAB Ground floor|
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Digital literacy skills
Join Kerensa Jennings to learn about The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award, known as iDEA. iDEA is a new programme that helps you develop digital and enterprise skills for free through a series of online challenges and events. Learn more at iDEA.org.uk.
Kerensa runs iDEA, an international programme aiming to help address the digital skills gap. Kerensa was previously the BBC's Head of Strategic Delivery. Her work on the BBC's Make it Digital strategy earned the Innovation Enterprise Chief Strategy Officer's Best Innovation Award. Kerensa is also a Professor, an Executive Coach and a bestselling author. She is passionate about helping people unlock their potential.
The ARU Student Engagement Dashboard helps to support our students to succeed. The Dashboard measures how involved with University life our students are, by exploring attendance, Canvas, and library activity data. It has been developed in partnership with University academics, students and the Students’ Union. Come along to this session to get an overview of the latest developments and understand how the Dashboard can help you to support your students.
Kerry is Head of Student Performance and Inclusion in Student Services. Kerry’s current role includes setting up, leading and developing the Student Engagement Dashboard. Prior to working in Student Services Kerry was a Performance Improvement Manager in the Academic Registry developing data to support academics, responding to internal and external data requests and managing module evaluation.
MARC (Module Average Result Calculator) is an online tool that allows students to calculate their current average mark and indicates what average mark they need to attain in remaining modules in order to obtain a given degree classification. MARC was piloted as part of a research project with Level 6 students from the Anglia Law School and the Department of Psychology. We'll present the outcomes from the research project, as well as providing an opportunity to examine the potential benefits of this type of tool. We'll explore how this tool can support the progression and achievement of our students, as well as offering delegates the opportunity to:
Damien has worked at Anglia Ruskin University since May 2008, in a number of different roles. He first had the idea for a degree calculator whilst working as a student adviser in 2011, and the MARC research project has afforded him the opportunity to fully explore a concept he has been developing in his own time and with his own resources.