Introduce a new way to reach students and provide support. Currently only 1 face to face path Blended learning Better prepare f2f students before they arrive to get more out of their research visit
Commanded award making a difference awards Manchester Shortlist for Credo award
Launched under 12 months ago, we know that this project will continue to have a positive impact in years to come. However, we have felt impact already in our local WP work, and our open approach means that other institutions, practitioners, teachers and learners can spread positive impact on students’ lives without limit, by using, embedding and/or remixing our resources.
97% of students reported increased confidence in their searching skills. 73% of those reported a marked improvement in their confidence.
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Schools to embed within VLES: reaching out re visitors mailing lists and schools governors networks
Continue with the pick and mix approach – students know what they need – let them drive it. New resources – but also focusing on activities and skills practise.
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Widening our offer: the potential use of OERs to extend widening participation beyond the University physical spaces! - Hirst & Barton
University of Manchester Library
“The Library team have also been instrumental in
developing new resources specifically for our MAP
students. The My Learning Essentials team have created
online modules to help students develop referencing and
writing skills which are essential for their Academic
“The service the Library provides to our students helps
support the University’s strategic vision to provide an
outstanding learning and student experience as well as
helping to achieve its social responsibility goals.” Michaela Gavin
April 16 – March 17
Students said they now felt more
confident in their searching skills