Technologies for Feedback & Advice in PGR Supervision

Dr Stacy Gillis and Dr Chiara Pellegrini present the findings of their NUTELA Funded project researching the technologies used by supervisors to provide feedback and advice to postgraduate students, highlighting the the most and least popular methods of feedback and making recommendations for best practice to improve the student experience of feedback.

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Politics Curriculum Review

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.

Dr Jennifer Orr

‘Doing the Degree’: the learning community and roadmap to degree success

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.

Politics guide to assessment and feedback

Dr David Walker, Politics Senior Tutor School of Geography, Politics and Sociology Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? We produced a booklet called ‘The Politics Guide to Assessment and Feedback’ for distribution to all undergraduate politics students. The Guide provides information about the different forms of assessment used in Politics, assessment criteria, the Read more about Politics guide to assessment and feedback[…]

PGR student away day

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[…]

Institute of Health and Society PGR Annual Conference

Dr Lindsay Pennington, Senior Lecturer Institute of Health and Society Medical Sciences What did you do? Assisted students in the organisation of the annual student-led conference. Who is involved? Heather Brown, Lindsay Pennington, PGR Administrator, all Institute of Health and Society PGR students, staff speakers. How do you do it? A student committee for the Read more about Institute of Health and Society PGR Annual Conference[…]