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.

Dr Ahmed Kharrufa smiling

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.

Student and lecturer in practical workshop

A School-appointed ‘Coursework Czar’ reviews the setting of assessments

Dr Lindsay Marshall, Senior Lecturer Computing  Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? The School of Computing Science has appointed a “coursework czar” to act as an internal checker on the setting of all pieces of coursework. Who is involved? Dr. Lindsay Marshall serves as a “coursework czar” and reviews assessments as they are Read more about A School-appointed ‘Coursework Czar’ reviews the setting of assessments[…]

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[…]

Layout for Blackboard modules

Dr Nick Cook, Senior Lecturer School of Computing Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Blackboard Module Design in Computing Science. Who is involved? Nick Cook and teaching staff in Computing Science. How do you do it? The School decided to address inconsistencies with the layout of modules on Blackboard following some confusion and Read more about Layout for Blackboard modules[…]

Monitoring demonstrators to ensure consistency in marking and providing feedback to students

Dr Jason Steggles, Senior Lecturer School of Computing Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Preparing and monitoring demonstrators involved in assessment to ensure consistency between marks and feedback provided. Who is involved? Jason Steggles, Senior Lecturer, School of Computing. How do you do it? I meet with the demonstrators as a group and Read more about Monitoring demonstrators to ensure consistency in marking and providing feedback to students[…]