Here’s how this Newcastle Calls project encouraged students to co-create their learning materials, make the most out of online learning tools and challenge the traditional language listening exercise along the way.
An approach to diversifying linguistic skills in ancient languages through non-traditional assignments. Recognised by an external examiner as an innovative assessment for the languages. Read on to find out more.
A collaborative project at INTO Newcastle University led by high achieving students to guide and support learners.
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.
WISDOM is an inspiring outreach event aimed at encouraging girls in years 9 and 10 to study Maths at A Level. The event included a range of speakers highlighting the opportunities that studying Maths can bring. Dr Kate Henderson outlines some of the successes of the event in this case study.
Making use of module roadmaps has helped students get the most out of their learning, reduced ten page documents down to one and resulted in learning activities and expectations being communicated ‘at a glance’. Rosalind Beaumont shares how this approach has been used in the HaSS Faculty PGCert in Research Training.
Creating a community can be challenging, particularly in a modular course but the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics have started to address this with the ‘Doing the Degree’ sessions. Read about their programme of events and find out how it all came together in this case study.
Does the competitive nature of a game help to improve student knowledge retention? Dr Alessio Iannetti investigated this and shares the results in this case study.
Faculty Futures engages with local schools to become a familiar, friendly face to students who might not consider university as an option available to them. Dr Darren Kelsey gives more information about the design and delivery of this interdisciplinary programme.
This interdisciplinary approach to a flipped classroom gets students creating, engaged and sharing knowledge using short videos.