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FMS BNS Health and Safety Case Study

The aim of this project was to produce an online lab health and safety package to support students from Biomedicine, Sports and Nutrition. Academic staff were finding it difficult to monitor student engagement with the module handbook and lab code of conduct and wanted to have a more standardised approach to ensure that all students are aware of and complying with health and safety requirements in the lab.

Managing large file submissions in Fine Art

Chris Jones and Richard Elliott, from the School of Arts and Cultures, explain how they used OneDrive successfully throughout the pandemic to allow students to digitally submit their work in place of what would have been ‘in person’ studio presentations.

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Learner-Centred Curriculum Design using the ABC Method

Leadership Development & Organisation Futures Team (LDOF) Newcastle University Business School  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Who was involved? Leadership Development and Organisation Futures (LDOF) Team: Dr Joanne James (Director), Dr Nicola Patterson (DPD Strategic Leadership MSc), Dr Amy Stabler (DPD Coaching & Mentoring MSc), Dr Jenny Davison (DPD Executive MBA), Dr Sandra Corlett Read more about Learner-Centred Curriculum Design using the ABC Method[…]

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Building Community

A support network was established in September 2020 to support new PhD students during lockdown, with a focus on keeping students on track with their induction progress and helping to reduce the isolation students were feeling. Dr Laura Leonardo shares how this worked.

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Students as partners in learning

With Mark Jackson School of History, Classics & Archaeology Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Used student generated content to focus seminars; negotiated essay questions with students and offered a choice of format for a creative project. Who is involved? Dr Mark Jackson, Senior Lecturer Archaeology. For my 20 credit final Read more about Students as partners in learning[…]

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Using Quizzes to Boost Student Confidence with Abstract Concepts

Quizzes can be used in a wide range of circumstances, providing an opportunity for students to check their knowledge and understanding. Rosalind Beaumont shares how she successfully incorporated quizzes into the PG Cert for Research Training.

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Developing Digital Residency for Executive Education Learners

Leadership Development & Organisation Futures Team (LDOF) Newcastle University Business School  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? We applied the Digital Residency framework to the design and development of the online spaces for learners on the Executive Education Programmes, creating learning activities and resources that support a continuum of engagement across Read more about Developing Digital Residency for Executive Education Learners[…]

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Heroes of Portuguese – Year Abroad Support 2020

Conceição Pereira and Loiana Leal created a Canvas community with optional activities for students who should have been abroad as part of their degree in Portuguese.

Heroes of Portuguese was chosen as a title because Heroes is a confident word, heroes overachieve, go further, and unite.

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Engaging Students in Synchronous Sessions: Using the same human approach, just adopting different tools to deliver online…

Nick Howey, Module Lead BUS2036 Newcastle University Business School  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Who was involved? Module – BUS2036 – Business Analysis and Business Analytics – Level 2 Elective module UG Marketing, Marketing and Management & Business Management degrees. Module size – 93 * 2nd year UG students (level 5). What did you Read more about Engaging Students in Synchronous Sessions: Using the same human approach, just adopting different tools to deliver online…[…]