INTO Student Community through Canvas

Stephen Grinsell, Director of Studies & Student Experience INTO Newcastle University What did you do? Created a student community on Canvas to initially support student orientation and induction weeks, but to also give a home to INTO Student Support and its various elements. For orientation and induction we needed a space to host information on Read more about INTO Student Community through Canvas[…]

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Weekly Nutrition Research Seminars

Tom Hill, Professor of Nutrition in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, invited students to research based seminars to help them feel part of the overall nutrition research community.

Employability Events and Town Hall meetings

The School of Computing have been running sessions with employers from industry to give students the opportunity to see the connection between what they are learning now and their future working environments.

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Pivoting a large first year module to Online provision

The School of Geography, Politics & Social Sciences have recently redesigned their Comparing Cultures module to respond to Covid and the move to online teaching. Find out how mini lectures, virtual exchanges, fire-side chats, and simple weekly emails have helped to keep students engaged…

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Flipping time and space: Switching a mixed theoretical-practical course to online using the flipped classroom approach.

Moving teaching online called for a radical rethink and Dr Ahmed Kharrufa shares his approach to getting the most out of synchronous and non-synchronous delivery. Some nice examples of using Teams, Quizzes and ways of gathering informal and formal feedback from students.

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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.

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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.

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