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Students working together

Rethinking the lecture in order to engage students in active learning and discussion

Dr James Stach, Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? The third-year/MSc module BIO3030/BIO8041 asks students to watch recorded online lectures and complete further reading – both so that they take responsibility for their own learning and so that they can make better use of timetabled Read more about Rethinking the lecture in order to engage students in active learning and discussion[…]

LAW8152: A subject-specific research training module

Jenny Johnstone, Lecturer Newcastle Law School Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? The Law School offers LAW8152, a two semester module on theories and methods of research specific to the field of law. Who is involved? Professor Chris Rodgers and Jenny Johnstone organise the module, and several other members of staff lead seminars Read more about LAW8152: A subject-specific research training module[…]

Demonstrators working together

Training and support for postgraduate demonstrators

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[…]

PGR student away day

Melissa Ware, School Postgraduate Research Administrator School of Engineering Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? A Postgraduate Research Student Away Day has been held for the past two years to inspire community and social activity among students who come from a wide variety of research areas and expertise as well as countries, cultures Read more about PGR student away day[…]

Grademark for assessing presentation skills

Phoebe Yu, Lecturer School of Modern Languages Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Used Grademark to give timely feedback on a translation exercise Who is involved? Phoebe Yu, Lecturer in Translation, students on the MA in Translation and Interpreting How do you do it? Every year staff on the MA Translation and Interpreting Read more about Grademark for assessing presentation skills[…]