Helen Atkinson – Careers Consultant Careers Service What did you do? I used Canvas New Analytics and Quizzes to monitor how students were engaging with non-credit bearing careers initiatives, specifically the following two projects: China Career Gateway: An annual extracurricular career development programme designed to help Chinese students at Newcastle University prepare for their graduate Read more about The Great Wall of student engagement: Using Quizzes and New Analytics to inform community design[…]
Emily Scullion, Smajo Beso and Jen Naden, Teacher in Architecture INTO Newcastle University What did you do? We set up an online student community using Miro in an attempt to replicate the studio culture that would be otherwise missing from architectural education when teaching online. Miro is an online platform that “provides an engaging, intuitive, Read more about Using MIRO to facilitate a studio culture in Architectural Education while teaching online[…]
The School of Computing have been running sessions with employers from industry to give students the opportunity to see the connection between what they are learning now and their future working environments.
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[…]
Dr Tom Smulders, Senior Lecturer Institute of Neuroscience Medical Sciences What did you do? Developed a mentoring network for ECRs Who is involved? Any academic staff in FMS and all PhD students and post-docs in FMS. How do you do it? Academic staff members volunteer to have their names listed as potential mentors. We also Read more about Early career mentoring network[…]
Dr SarahJayne Boulton, Teaching Fellow School of Biomedical Sciences Medical Sciences What did you do? Encouraged Biomedical Science students to use blogs to discuss issues in the field. Who is involved? Sarah Jayne Boulton and third year students in Biomedical sciences. How do you do it? Sarah Jayne runs a module for third years which Read more about Biomedical Science students use blogs to develop their public engagement and communication skills[…]