This case study describes how formative tests are used in the School of Engineering to scaffold students learning prior to summative assessment.
Rajesh Tiwari from the School of Engineering shares how he uses videos to deliver a flipped classroom.
Graham Paterson, Computing Technician School of Engineering Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Staff in CEGS give out Galaxy Note 10 to first-year students in the School for use in lectures, seminars and private study. Who is involved? IT technician in the School Graham Patterson sourced the devices and provides support and training, Read more about Use of mobile devices[…]
Professor Tom Joyce, Professor of Orthopaedic Engineering School of Engineering Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? The School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering (MSE) changed the Stage 2 Design module to a Design and Manufacturing module, and completed the transition from a paper-based design exercise to a group exercise which required students to Read more about A hands-on project-based mechanical engineering design module focusing on sustainability[…]
Dr Glynn Atksinson describes the benefits of peer feedback for Stage 1 engineering students.
Professor Tom Joyce School of Engineering Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Newcastle University’s School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering used a combination of Primal Pictures anatomical software, bespoke teaching materials and peer to peer learning within the Bioengineering module. This allowed Bioengineering students to quickly construct an understanding of anatomical principles which Read more about Teaching anatomy to engineering students using state-of-the-art anatomical software[…]
Professor Tom Joyce carried out some research to investigate differences in experiences of teamwork for international students. You can read the results in this case study.
Melissa Ware, School Postgraduate Research Administrator School of Engineering Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? A Postgraduate Research Student Away Day has been held for the past two years to inspire community and social activity among students who come from a wide variety of research areas and expertise as well as countries, cultures Read more about PGR student away day[…]