Swansea University, Wales, UK
April 25, 2019, 15:09
A positive new study revealed that 88% of students would recommend Revel to others.
Swansea University in Wales is the latest institution to praise the teaching tool which is designed around a series of learning principles proven to reduce cognitive load, maintain attention span, improve understanding and critical thinking.
This study combines interviews with students and academics with independent research completed by the teaching team at Swansea.
Revel improved student achievement
On average, students who used Revel achieved 6.3% higher marks than those who did not
Students who also used the revision session created by their lecturers achieved even better marks - 11.8% higher than those who did not use Revel
Positive experience with Revel
88% of respondents said they were likely to recommend Revel to others
88% of respondents said Revel was helpful
“The content was good - it was easy to understand and it linked to the lectures...which was very useful in the exam.”
“Reading something that was so easy to understand - so easy to read - definitely developed confidence by the end of the semester.”
"It makes you feel like you've accomplished something when you get to the end of the chapter and keep up with your results."
“I would highly recommend it, especially for those (where) English is not their first language.”
“(Revel) was particularly helpful in providing formative feedback to students, which is very challenging in HE, particularly with large cohorts.”
- Sarah Owens, Senior Lecturer & Programme Director for Management
Lecturers using Revel:
Dr. Samantha Burvill, Senior Lecturer said she was "highly likely to recommend Revel to colleagues both in Swansea and other universities...it's a fabulous way to integrate blended learning."
Sarah Owens, Senior Lecturer & Programme Director for Management, added: “If they are using it, then it gives you the confidence as a lecturer that they are actually engaging”