Dr James Gerrard

Over the Threshold: formative work in the first days at university

Archaeology students submit an formative piece, “What will I get from my degree?” near the start of Semester 1. Find out more from Dr James Gerrard in this Case Study.

A group of students at Grey's Monument

Peer review to improve essay writing for first years in School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Dr Kirsten MacLeod, Lecturer School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Introduced compulsory Peer Review for First Year students. Who is involved? Dr Stacy Gillis, Dr Ruth Connolly and Dr Kirsten MacLeod introduced a peer review component for first term survey modules. Seminar tutors divide all of Read more about Peer review to improve essay writing for first years in School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics[…]

Linking students (as prospective alumni) with research groups

Dr Alan Tully, Guest Member of Staff School of Computing Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Computing Science is creating a series of Degree Programmes linked to the strengths of research groups in the School. Who is involved? Alan Tully is DPD for undergraduate programmes. These Programmes are developed with the relevant research Read more about Linking students (as prospective alumni) with research groups[…]

Institute of Health and Society postgraduate research quarterly newsletter

Dr Heather Brown, Lecturer Institute of Health and Society Medical Sciences What did you do? Produced a quarterly newsletter for PGR Institute of Health and Society students. Who is involved? Heather Brown, students contributing. How do you do it? Gather content material e.g. student achievements, opportunities, training information, photos, and produce a newsletter which gets Read more about Institute of Health and Society postgraduate research quarterly newsletter[…]

Mock-viva video

Professor Anthony Zito, Professor of European Public Policy School of Geography, Politics and Sociology Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Mock-Viva Video for Ph.D. students Who is involved? Professor Anthony Zito (Politics), Dr Kate Manzo (Geography), PG Students   How do you do it? A PG student agreed to be filmed undertaking a Read more about Mock-viva video[…]

Early-warning system for student progression issues

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[…]