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.
Dr Sarah Ganassin oversaw a highly successful Virtual Summer School, bringing together students and staff from Newcastle University and the University of Nicosia in Cyprus to explore a wide range of issues, including decolonising theoretical perspectives, intercultural communication and collaboration, with the aim of equipping doctoral students with the research skills needed to progress their academic career.
Rosalind Beaumont, Senior Lecturer in School X discusses how Newcastle PGR students had the opportunity to come together via a cross-faculty series of events during COP26 in November 2021, to explore and discuss their research through the lens of sustainable development. This allowed students to develop a wide range of skills, collaborate across disciplines and reflect on their experiences and learning.
Jo Clark, Deputy Degree Programme Director of Master of Business Administration Newcastle Unviersity Business School Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences What did you do? How did you do it? Why did you do it? Does it work & Student Voice Graduate Framework Collaborative Resilient Creative, innovative, and enterprising Future focused Confident
The purpose of the blog is a move toward change, and to encourage deep reflection and rethinking of teaching practice.
Used a third-party programme called Sonocent Audio Note-taker, initially as a marking application for students, but soon started to use the programme with students so they could submit their work.
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.
With high engagement rates and positive student feedback, weekly Canvas quizzes are proving to be an effective tool to help students check their understanding. Find out how these quizzes were introduced in the School of Arts and Cultures.
Moving teaching online called for a radical rethink and Dr Ahmed Kharrufa shares his approach to getting the most out of synchronous and non-synchronous delivery. Some nice examples of using Teams, Quizzes and ways of gathering informal and formal feedback from students.
Canvas quizzes can encourage students to keep up with the pace of the course and engage with the learning material. Hear from Dr Nick Riches who shares how he successfully embedded quizzes in his module.