Dr Andrew Law, Senior Lecturer School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Developed a House of Commons series of workshops for the Stage 3 Planning Theory and Politics course. It is a very political course that allows students to debate philosophical and political issues, from the environment, to Read more about The House of Commons workshop approach[…]
Dr Sue Thorpe gives an overview of how debates are used to develop a number of skills including critical thinking, teamwork and in-depth study.
Dr Phil Ansell, Senior Lecturer, DELT and Dean of Sport School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? FLUX event for Mathematics & Statistics, Modern Languages and Computing Science students Who is involved? Dr Phil Ansell (Maths & Stats), Jean-Christophe Penet (SML), Steve Riddle (Computing), Dawn Weatherston (Careers Service) Read more about FLUX for maths, computing and languages[…]
Dr Phil Ansell, Senior Lecturer School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Students were asked to submit, as part of a group assessment, a video instead of a written report Who is involved? Phil Ansell (Maths & Stats) Stage 2 Undergraduate students How do you do it? Students Read more about Video submission and assessment for group projects[…]
Dr Patrick Rosenkranz, Senior Lecturer School of Psychology Medical Sciences What did you do? We took an action research approach to re-design, implement and evaluate a module guiding students through a programmatic and pragmatic research cycle. These revisions allowed for a move away from tutor-led, direct instruction and built in more opportunities for collaborative and Read more about Teaching psychological research methods through a pragmatic and programmatic approach[…]
Stage 3 Employment Law Students practice applying law to real life situations using role play
Read more from Professor Christopher Petkov from the Institute of Neuroscience who describes how using Twitter in lectures can increase student engagement.
Dr Alison Graham , Senior Lecturer School of Natural and Environmental Sciences Science, Agriculture and Engineering What did you do? Utilised GradeMark to provide assignment-specific marking criteria and feedback and engage students in the feedback cycle. Who is involved? Alison Graham – School of Biology (now part of the School of Natural and Environmental Sciences)– Read more about Using GradeMark to undertake online marking to improve feedback and engage students in the marking process.[…]
Dr Heather Brown, Lecturer Institute of Health and Society Medical Sciences What did you do? Produced a quarterly newsletter for PGR Institute of Health and Society students. Who is involved? Heather Brown, students contributing. How do you do it? Gather content material e.g. student achievements, opportunities, training information, photos, and produce a newsletter which gets Read more about Institute of Health and Society postgraduate research quarterly newsletter[…]