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Are you interested in helping the Department to develop web-based teaching resources? www.doitpoms.ac.uk is heavily used on a global basis, and includes over 60 teaching and learning packages (TLPs).

Activities carried out during the DoITPoMS summer schools have included enhancement of the DoITPoMS Libraries, particularly the devising of new TLPs, and have in some cases involved the development of new or improved practicals. Naturally, supervision and help are provided, although there is scope for originality and independent input, and contributing students are credited on the website. In particular, technical help will be available concerning the production of images, videos, animations and simulations etc.

The 3 students selected will be paid c. £200 per week. Normally, students are able to staying in their College for the duration of the DoITPoMS summer school. The period of the summer school is from early July until late August and, in contrast to the other types of placement on offer within the CaMPUS scheme, there is no flexibility available concerning this timetable. Any prior IT (or other!) skills may be helpful, but are not essential. Students who have taken part in previous DoITPoMS summer schools are particularly encouraged to consider doing so again.

At the end of the summer school, students will be asked to complete a placement report form which includes detailing the form of the TLP project undertaken, skills needed, support provided and a summary of the activities undertaken - for Department records.