Rethinking the lecture in order to engage students in active learning and discussion

Dr James Stach, Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? The third-year/MSc module BIO3030/BIO8041 asks students to watch recorded online lectures and complete further reading – both so that they take responsibility for their own learning and so that they can make better use of timetabled Read more about Rethinking the lecture in order to engage students in active learning and discussion[…]

Demonstrators working together

Training and support for postgraduate demonstrators

Dr Alison Graham, Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences  Science, Agriculture and Engineering  What did you do? School of Biology (now part of the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences) made training available for postgraduate demonstrators. Who is involved? Dr Alison Graham and team applied to the Innovation Fund for money to run Read more about Training and support for postgraduate demonstrators[…]

Using GradeMark to undertake online marking to improve feedback and engage students in the marking process.

Dr Alison Graham , Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Utilised GradeMark to provide assignment-specific marking criteria and feedback and engage students in the feedback cycle. Who is involved? Alison Graham – School of Biology (now part of the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences)– Read more about Using GradeMark to undertake online marking to improve feedback and engage students in the marking process.[…]

Assessment and feedback workload calendars

Dr Alison Graham, Senior Lecturer and Dr Sara Marsham, Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Created a calendar for staff members and students to visualise their assessment workload i.e. when assignments are due, marking required. Who is involved? Sara Marsham and Alison Graham with support Read more about Assessment and feedback workload calendars[…]

Organisation of a conference on current issues in animal science by final-year students

Dr Jonathan Guy, Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Final year students organise a conference on current issues in animal science. Who is involved? Jonathan Guy, Facilitator, Andrew Beard, Facilitator, Helen Adamson, (expertise on poster design) Helen Atkinson, (Careers department) Eve Simcox, (Faculty Research Impact Read more about Organisation of a conference on current issues in animal science by final-year students[…]