Action Research Projects

These research reports, published by LSIS, describe a wide range of projects that have been performed by providers of post-16 education and training. The research has been performed by practitioners in STEM subjects in diverse institutions.



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Using Electronic Notebooks in the classroom to improve learner engagement

Publishedin 2009 by LSIS, this report describes an action research project carried out by Hopwood Hall College. The project involved trialling the use of several DVDs on a range of engineering topics, then linking them in an electronic workbook using notebook software. Outcomes on teaching and learning as well as...

Improving teaching and learning in STEM subjects

Published in 2009 by LSIS, this report describes a project carried out by St Helens College. The project's aim was to improve the teaching and learning methods used in theory sessions across the STEM subject areas. The vehicle for improvement was in planning, embedding and applying differentiated learning methods...

Developing a Numeracy Active Learning Resource Library

Published by LSIS, this research report describes a project carried out by the City of Wolverhampton College. The project was a joint collaboration between Skills for Life and Access to HE teachers. A collection of ready-made, active learning numeracy resources were produced. The project makes use of the approaches...

Using Science to Provide Practical Learning for Mathematics

Published by LSIS, this report describes research by Worcester College. The aim of the project was to assess the impact of gathering real data on the generation of enthusiasm and engagement of students studying level 3 statistics. A practical activity based on determining the statistical significance of differences...


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