Top Ten Thesis downloads in March #StirTopTenTheses

During March 1,313 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 17,232 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: 1. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of Complex Adaptive Systems. By Niazi, Muaz A K http://hdl.handle.net/1893/3365 Downloads: 1,033 2. Assessment practices and their impact on […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in March #StirTopTenPapers

During March there were 47,720 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,587 research publications. The top ten downloaded items were: 1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 Downloads: […]

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LinkedInLearning

The University has a subscription to LinkedInLearning which you can access from the portal. LinkedInLearning has many academic learner paths. However, there is much, much more to LinkedInLearning. There are so many options that you can choose from. At the moment they seem to be championing many wellbeing learner paths. When you access LinkedInLearning you […]

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Yarnfulness

Due to the current situation, we are unable to have our regular face to face Yarnfulness session, so we thought that we would take Yarnfulness online. Unfortunately, we won’t be able to provide much practical help or be able to supply any yarn or needles/hooks. but if you already know how to knit or crochet, […]

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Assessments

As announced on 26 March, in Spring semester 2020 all examinations for students on professional undergraduate programmes in years 1 and 2, undergraduates in years 3 and 4, and taught postgraduates will be replaced with remote examinations or alternative assessments (see the University FAQs for full information). We have added information to our Canvas and Learning […]

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New ‘COVID-19: Resources for research’ guide

A number of organisations have created great resources for supporting research into COVID-19. We’ve added these to our new “COVID-19: Resources for research“ Libguide at: https://libguides.stir.ac.uk/covid Here’s the list so far: COVID-19 Research Database (provided by the World Health Organisation (WHO)) WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and […]

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Top Ten Thesis downloads in February #StirTopTenTheses

During February 1,240 theses in our research repository, STORRE, were downloaded a total of 16,999 times. The top ten downloaded theses were: 1. Assessment practices and their impact on home economics education in Ireland. By McSweeney, Kathryn http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21804 Downloads: 1,532 2. Towards A Novel Unified Framework for Developing Formal, Network and Validated Agent-Based Simulation Models of […]

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Top ten papers from our Research Repository in February #StirTopTenPapers

During February there were 32,961 downloads from our University repository, STORRE, covering 5,387 research publications. The top ten downloaded items were: 1. A Systematic Review of the Impact of Summative Assessment and Tests on Students’ Motivation for Learning. By Harlen, Wynne; Crick, Ruth Deakin; Broadfoot, Patricia; Daugherty, Richard; Gardner, John; James, Mary; Stobart, Gordon http://hdl.handle.net/1893/19607 Downloads: […]

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