Dr Victoria Hewitt

Having a Blast: Using the Hackathon approach to navigate COVID-related barriers to effective assessment

Find out more about a Hackathon event, modelled on the principles of Design Sprint, to support students to meet an assessment deadline in the face of the COVID-call to clinical duties.

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.

Emma Cockburn

Fusing team-based flipped learning and animations

Can animations and team based flipped learning help students to start to think like experts? Dr Emma Cockburn shares her approach to a one hour lecture with Sport and Exercise Science Students.

Dr Darren Kelsey

Aspirations, skills and knowledge (ASK)

Faculty Futures engages with local schools to become a familiar, friendly face to students who might not consider university as an option available to them. Dr Darren Kelsey gives more information about the design and delivery of this interdisciplinary programme.

Professor Janice Ellis

Creating a supportive learning environment through integration of year groups

The School of Dental Sciences have created an effective learning community giving students across stages and programmes the opportunity to work together and learn from each other.

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Academic skills development for online Masters courses

Alison Clapp from the Faculty of Medical Sciences developed an academic skills development module for online masters students. You can take a look at the module and find out more about how and why she developed this.

Students working together in groups

Psychological Applied Learning Scenarios

Dr Elizabeth Evans describes how she uses real world scenarios to engage students and to help them to put theory and research into practice. She uses interactive seminars, OMBEA, peer support and formative assessment to support this process.