Flexible Learning 2020

Flexible Learning 2020 is an approach to the delivery of our academic provision for the academic year 2020-21.

We will be sharing case studies from across the University here over the coming weeks with ideas about effective practice and achievable ideas for alternative activities.

If you have a case study that you would like to share we would love to hear from you, get in touch at LTDS@ncl.ac.uk.

Okke Baumbach

Using short online learning programmes to help students transition between stages

Okke Baumbach introduced a short online course to help students transition from their year abroad into their final year. Incorporating a range of non synchronous activities helped ensure students could get the most from the course across different time zones.

Using Microsoft Teams for undergraduate groupwork and the development of digital skills

Gill Holden embedded Microsoft Teams into a group work module resulting in successful collaborations and excellent student feedback. This case study includes helpful tips for those looking to do the same.

Two books and a computer

Politics Curriculum Review

Politics instituted a full curriculum review, lasting over a year, to investigate how they could enhance their programmes in the following areas: feedback and assessment; student voice; employability; EDI; and teaching research methods. Find out more from Dr Michael Barr.

Staff working on module design

Assessing online collaboration to replicate authentic clinical practice

Module leaders worked collaboratively to create an assessment that related to authentic clinical practice of pain management. A number of approaches were used to achieve this including mapping out the module design and using rubrics in the assessment.