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  • Addressing attendance 

    Simpson, Edward (University of Hull, 2001)
    Within the School of Science and Engineering during the session 2000/2001 a policy was adopted of monitoring non-attendance as an early warning indicator and focusing action through the Advisor of Studies with reports to ...
  • Combining work and study – a solution? 

    Simpson, Edward (University of Hull, 2001)
    Anyone dealing regularly with advising students is aware of the conflict between academic and non-academic pursuits, in particular paid employment, that can lead to under-performance and absence frequently followed by ...
  • Effective student motivation commences with resolving 'dissatisfiers' 

    Prescott, Ann; Simpson, Edward (Taylor & Francis, 2004-08)
    The evolution in students' expectations based on Maslow's theory of human motivation shows a transition from expectations having an effect upon motivation towards those providing a satisfactory experience. Maslow's argument ...
  • Effective student motivation commences with resolving ‘dissatisfiers’ 

    Prescott, Ann; Simpson, Edward (Higher Education Academy Engineering Subject Centre, 2002-11-27)
  • Peer support equals successful study 

    Simpson, Edward; Ogwuda, Olisanwendu Ikechukwuka (The Higher Education Academy, 2004-07)
    Wondered how to get a very nearly 100% pass rate in a subject new to undergraduates?
  • Undergraduate construction skills application 

    Ogwuda, Olisanwendu Ikechukwuka; Simpson, Edward; Ralph, Gerry (Accelerating Change in Built Environment Education (ACBEE), 2004)
    The case study is a "hands-on" simulation of construction site activities. Undertaken by 2nd year undergraduate students in construction courses at the Abertay University and involves building a full-scale reinforced ...
  • Water for Walami : a strategy game 

    Simpson, Edward; Ogwuda, Olisanwendu Ikechukwuka (SAGSET, 2006)
    Educationalists may still develop practical and high quality learning resources that are not digital. The authors, having explored the potential difficulties in designing electronic based educational games, were determined ...
  • Work to win: formative feedback on demand 

    Simpson, Edward (The Higher Education Academy, 2004-06)
    Students are given the opportunity to submit and receive formative feedback on draft pieces of coursework at any stage in the learning process, giving them timely advice that they can act upon, learn from, and resubmit ...