Emily Smith, LET Coordinator in FMS TEL, describes how she worked with Sue Campbell and Krissie Howkins from the Chemotherapy Nurse Training module team, responding to negative student feedback to review and revamp materials for an unpopular topic in the module, replacing text heavy resources with animated infographics, and interactive quizzes using H5P, turning the topic into one of the most popular of the module.
An overhaul of the personal tutoring system resulted in the introduction of Academic Mentorship in the School of Medical Education. Find out how this impacted on student evaluation, portfolio usage metrics, and academic performance
Find out if Dr Rachelle Maddison and Dr Raghda Zahran could use Canvas New Analytics to check whether a small cohort of international students could access resources in their own countries.
Team Based-Learning (TBL) was used in the MBBS curriculum helping students to develop team working skills and providing a forum for meaningful discussion.
Fiona Holdsworth from the FMS Graduate School explains how discussion boards are used to shape learning around a difficult subject.
When teaching ophthalmology to MBBS students Dr Jeffry Hogg introduced a range of games and quizzes to help engage students with their learning.
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Dr Clare Guilding, Dean of Academic Affairs (Medicine) Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (Case Study from School of Medical Education, Newcastle Campus) Medical Sciences What did you do? Established courses the online quizzing platform PeerWise for medical students Who is involved? All stages of the MBBS (medicine) degree programme. How do you do it? Students always Read more about PeerWise: Creation of a programme wide student built database of practice exam questions for medical students[…]
Find out how staff are engaging students with their research through a short series of lectures.
Dr Clare Guilding, Dean of Academic Affairs Newcastle University Medicine Malaysia (Case Study carried out in the School of Medical Education) Medical Sciences What did you do? Used a flipped classroom approach to teaching mathematical concepts around drug dosage calculations, producing a workbook and associated video blogs to facilitate learning. Who is involved? Stage 1 Read more about Flipped classroom with associated workbook, video blogs and an inter-seminar group quiz to apply knowledge[…]
Sarah Fletcher, Programme Co-ordinator School of Medical Education Faculty of Medical Sciences What did you do? The Master of Medical Education programme employs an early-warning system, allowing us to identify students who may be having issues early on and provide support. Who is involved? It focusses on identifying early on students who are not attending teaching Read more about Early-warning system for student progression issues[…]