Fiona Holdsworth from the FMS Graduate School explains how discussion boards are used to shape learning around a difficult subject.
Dr Sue Thorpe records feedback using Blackboard for MSc Psychology Students. Students have responded well to this with lots of positive comments. Read more in the case study.
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Find out about how Newcastle University Students took part in a competition to prepare a marketing and product development plan for local firm Greggs.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Dr Mark Papworth, Course Director School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? Developed approaches to recruiting postgraduate students. Who is involved? Mark Papworth (Course Director, PGCert Low Intensity Psychological Therapies) targeting undergraduate students at local Universities on Social Science courses. How do you do it? Have created a course where students can be Read more about Approaches to recruiting postgraduate students[…]
Dr Mark Papworth, Associate Clinical Lecturer School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? Created a gateway to a training ladder for Psychology students Who is involved? Mark Papworth (Course Director, PGCert Low Intensity Psychological Therapies) How do you do it? The School has created a number of courses that I have linked within Read more about Creating a training ladder to offer postgraduate students options for further study[…]