Mentors from external partners worked closely with current students to help develop professional, communication and interpersonal skills. Dr Carla Chivers shares how this worked in this latest case study.
Dr Jessica Komes assessed students through a pre-recorded oral group presentation. As well as assessing the student’s ability to orally articulate the intended knowledge and skill outcomes, this approach helped students engage with each other and provided an opportunity for peer feedback.
LEE (Lived Experienced Exchange) is a group of service users and trainee clinical psychologists who work together to make sure that views and experiences of service users are interwoven into learning and teaching. Read more about the group and current projects in this case study.
Service users work with staff and students on the Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Find out more about the contributions they make to this course.
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.
Dr Sue Thorpe records feedback using Blackboard for MSc Psychology Students. Students have responded well to this with lots of positive comments. Read more in the case study.
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Dr Sue Thorpe gives an overview of how debates are used to develop a number of skills including critical thinking, teamwork and in-depth study.
Dr Patrick Rosenkranz, Senior Lecturer School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? We took an action research approach to re-design, implement and evaluate a module guiding students through a programmatic and pragmatic research cycle. These revisions allowed for a move away from tutor-led, direct instruction and built in more opportunities for collaborative and Read more about Teaching psychological research methods through a pragmatic and programmatic approach[…]
Dr Mark Papworth, Course Director School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? Developed approaches to recruiting postgraduate students. Who is involved? Mark Papworth (Course Director, PGCert Low Intensity Psychological Therapies) targeting undergraduate students at local Universities on Social Science courses. How do you do it? Have created a course where students can be Read more about Approaches to recruiting postgraduate students[…]
Dr Mark Papworth, Associate Clinical Lecturer School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? Created a gateway to a training ladder for Psychology students Who is involved? Mark Papworth (Course Director, PGCert Low Intensity Psychological Therapies) How do you do it? The School has created a number of courses that I have linked within Read more about Creating a training ladder to offer postgraduate students options for further study[…]