Equitable Assessment Framework for today’s Digital Learners

This collaborative project supported instructor’s adoption of the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework to help structure and communicate their assessments.

Julia Robinson and Dr Raghda Zahran
Jessi Komes

Assessing students innovatively via peer-reviewed small group video presentations

Dr Jessica Komes assessed students through a pre-recorded oral group presentation. As well as assessing the student’s ability to orally articulate the intended knowledge and skill outcomes, this approach helped students engage with each other and provided an opportunity for peer feedback.

Engineering Poster Competition

One of the high points for our Stage 3 students is the annual poster competition normally held in a large venue with all students and supervisors simultaneously. This is something I could not do this year due to the pandemic restrictions. I used Miro to set up a poster exhibition for around 80 posters which is simply accessible via a URL.

Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) Language Practice Programme

Over the years the Language Resource Centre has offered a programme of student-led language learning groups during term-time. These groups provide an opportunity for informal speaking practice to all Newcastle University members who are registered with the LRC. With the March 2020 lockdown, the decision was made to continue this activity but to trial taking it online using Microsoft Teams. For the academic year of 2020-21 the programme was run entirely online and was also expanded, in terms of number of hours offered, the types of sessions and languages.

Dan Graham

Creating a Canvas Community

The Philosophy team needed a space for students where they could share important information, events and opportunities in a way that wouldn’t be overwhelming. They knew they wanted to avoid sending lots of emails, so a Canvas Community provided a great option.

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Lived Experience Exchange

LEE (Lived Experienced Exchange) is a group of service users and trainee clinical psychologists who work together to make sure that views and experiences of service users are interwoven into learning and teaching. Read more about the group and current projects in this case study.

Point of View videos in Biomedical Sciences for Final Year Undergraduate projects during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Dr Claudia Schneider & Dr Graeme Wells School of Biomedical Sciences Faculty of Medical Sciences Who is involved? Dr Claudia Schneider, Principal Research Associate, Biosciences Institute Dr Graeme Wells, Postdoctoral researcher Stage 3 Undergraduate students. What did you do? Used POV (point of view) videos to recreate an on-site experience for final year undergraduates undertaking Read more about Point of View videos in Biomedical Sciences for Final Year Undergraduate projects during the Covid-19 Pandemic[…]