External IBL Project Cases
- Dramatising Slavery and Emancipating Students: Learning Beyond the Classroom (School of Journalism, Media and Communication, University of Central Lancashire)
Students immerse themselves in the study of slavery over an eight month period and produce resources to develop a learning tool into a user-friendly and attractive multi-media event, which is taken into schools and museums.
- Embedding Inquiry Based Learning within the Management Accounting Curriculum (Department of Accounting and Finance, University of Portsmouth)
This module uses scenario-based IBL approaches to develop understanding and evaluation skills regarding the concepts and techniques of management accounting as they contribute to operational planning, control and decision making.
- Going Dutch: Collaborative student research on language and culture (Centre for Languages & Linguistics, York St John University)
UK and Dutch students collaborate online to explore the relationship between language and culture, conduct their own inquiries into issues of language and culture and compare their views and experiences with those of others.
- I³ (I cubed): IBL and Information Literacy with International Students (School of Computing, Teesside University)
This innovative module design utilises a scaffolded, IBL approach to enable international students to learn about and adapt to IBL and group work.
- Learning to Teach from Inquiry into Learning (King’s Learning Institute, King’s College London)
The purpose of the project is to foster inquiry based approaches to teaching in a disciplinary context, encouraging teachers and researchers to develop a critical understanding of what is meant by learning in the context of higher education, evaluate psychological and sociological factors affecting students’ learning in higher education and develop a critical perspective on theories of student learning.
- Shakespeare and the Bridewell Archives (Department of English and Creative Writing, University of Chichester)
This module aims to add to students’ contextual knowledge of Shakespeare, to develop student skills in reading primary sources, through the searching of the Elizabethan and Jacobean Bridewell Hospital archives for cases of individual suffering or criminality that chime especially effectively with some of Shakespeare’s plays.