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Case studies

Case studies 

Below are some examples of innovative uses and methods of assessment and feedback taking place around the University of St Andrews.  This case studies page will be a continually evolving resource.  

If you or your colleagues are involved in interesting projects or practices that you would be prepared to share with other staff, please get in touch by emailing  Examples do not necessarily need to focus on innovation in teaching, but may highlight effective 'every day' good teaching practice.

Aaron Quigley, School of Computer Science
Social TV and Second Screen Applications (PDF, 37 KB)

Tristan Henderson, School of Computer Science
Advanced Programming Projects (PDF, 46 KB)

Chris Jones, School of English
Creative Writing Portfolio (PDF, 38 KB)

Philip Parry, School of English
Drama (Practical Writing Project) (PDF, 106 KB)

Tom Rice, Department of Film Studies
60 Hour Film Blitz (PDF, 43 KB)

Tom Rice, Department of Film Studies
Film Programme Assessment (PDF, 51 KB)

Tom Rice, Department of Film Studies
Using Archives in Film Studies (PDF, 49 KB)

Emily Michelson , School of History
History Class Trip to Rome 2013 (PDF, 285 KB)

Jaremey McMullin , School of International Relations
Student Staff Lunches (PDF, 39 KB)

The podcast assessment - Dr Jonathan Kemp  
Podcast and Remix - a new approach to assessment (PDF, 46 KB)

The composition assessment / concert - Mr Bede Williams
Concert of Student Compositions (PDF, 49 KB)


Below can be found a number of resources with regards to Learning and teaching. These resources will be a continually evolving resource.

53 interesting things to do in your lectures (Gibbs, Habeshaw, Haynes and Haynes)
Library Catalogue 

Effective use of PowerPoint (PowerPoint, 2,594 KB)

Visual Presentations: Tips and Resources (PowerPoint, 841 KB)

General enquiries

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