Dr Raghda Zahran, Programme and Project Manager from the Project Management Office worked with colleagues from the School of Computing to engage postgraduate students taking an Innovation Project, offering students a unique opportunity to apply their Data Science skills meaningfully, alongside developing an understanding of Learning Analytics from Newcastle University students’ perspectives, to inform the development of practical tools and strategies.
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 Catherine Douglas (staff: she/her) and Manjot Brar (student intern: she/her) from the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, discuss the development of an innovative ice-breaking board game to enable students to discuss effective strategies for addressing common group working issues, and learn about the value of feedback. Students were integral to the design of the game which was funded to address requests for support in preparing for groupwork. This extremely successful pilot initiative will continue to be used and can be loaned out to anyone interested in reviewing the game and trialing with their students.
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.
This collaborative project supported instructor’s adoption of the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework to help structure and communicate their assessments.
With Mark Jackson School of History, Classics & Archaeology Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Used student generated content to focus seminars; negotiated essay questions with students and offered a choice of format for a creative project. Who is involved? Dr Mark Jackson, Senior Lecturer Archaeology. For my 20 credit final Read more about Students as partners in learning[…]
Find out how Nick started using student generated video content for assessments and read about the results of doing so. In this case study you will also be able to view examples of student generated video content that was used for assessments.
Leadership Development & Organisation Futures Team (LDOF) Newcastle University Business School Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? We applied the Digital Residency framework to the design and development of the online spaces for learners on the Executive Education Programmes, creating learning activities and resources that support a continuum of engagement across Read more about Developing Digital Residency for Executive Education Learners[…]
Nick Howey, Module Lead BUS2036 Newcastle University Business School Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Who was involved? Module – BUS2036 – Business Analysis and Business Analytics – Level 2 Elective module UG Marketing, Marketing and Management & Business Management degrees. Module size – 93 * 2nd year UG students (level 5). What did you Read more about Engaging Students in Synchronous Sessions: Using the same human approach, just adopting different tools to deliver online…[…]
Stephen Grinsell, Director of Studies & Student Experience INTO Newcastle University What did you do? Created a student community on Canvas to initially support student orientation and induction weeks, but to also give a home to INTO Student Support and its various elements. For orientation and induction we needed a space to host information on Read more about INTO Student Community through Canvas[…]