Phogoraph of Helen Atkinson

The Great Wall of student engagement: Using Quizzes and New Analytics to inform community design

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[…]

Newcastle campus and Loyola campus

Enhanced Personal Tutoring: Embedding Academic Mentorship

An overhaul of the personal tutoring system resulted in the introduction of Academic Mentorship in the School of Medical Education. Find out how this impacted on student evaluation, portfolio usage metrics, and academic performance

Rachelle Maddison and Paul Mackay
Photos of members involved

Bringing the rocks into your house, virtual fieldtrips (VFT)

With Dr Cees van der Land, Dr Sanem Acikalin & Dr Mark Ireland Newcastle University School of Natural and Earth Sciences Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? For our Earth Science students we developed a range of VFTs during which they learn to analyse and map the rock strata. We used Read more about Bringing the rocks into your house, virtual fieldtrips (VFT)[…]

Dr Cristina Navarro Reguero

Implementing a novel approach to the delivery of Chemistry labs in response to the COVID pandemic

Rapid changes to the practical delivery of Chemistry courses as a consequence of the unexpected Covid-19 restrictions whilst trying to maximise students’ experience by using a great variety of learning tools.

Dr Fred Wu

Speech Cloud for independent learning of MA Translation and Interpreting students

Dr Fred Wu developed Speech Cloud, a series a short video clips that allowed students to personalise their learning. He also made the most of Teams, Zoom and Canvas to successfully integrate learning materials.