Two alternative assessments were introduced by Newcastle University Business School, designed to meet diverse student and employer needs. Find out more from Angela Mazzetti.
WISDOM is an inspiring outreach event aimed at encouraging girls in years 9 and 10 to study Maths at A Level. The event included a range of speakers highlighting the opportunities that studying Maths can bring. Dr Kate Henderson outlines some of the successes of the event in this case study.
Making use of module roadmaps has helped students get the most out of their learning, reduced ten page documents down to one and resulted in learning activities and expectations being communicated ‘at a glance’. Rosalind Beaumont shares how this approach has been used in the HaSS Faculty PGCert in Research Training.
Does the competitive nature of a game help to improve student knowledge retention? Dr Alessio Iannetti investigated this and shares the results in this case study.
This interdisciplinary approach to a flipped classroom gets students creating, engaged and sharing knowledge using short videos.
The School of Dental Sciences have created an effective learning community giving students across stages and programmes the opportunity to work together and learn from each other.
INTO foundation students engage with primary sources as part of their British Culture module. Read more about how this approach gives students confidence for independent archival research.
Archaeology students submit an formative piece, “What will I get from my degree?” near the start of Semester 1. Find out more from Dr James Gerrard in this Case Study.
Dr James Gerrard used formative tests with postgraduate students which helps to encourage engagement with resources and contributes to better summative assessment grades.
The ‘You are what you make’ Archaeology module uses a mix of online videos and physically engaging practical activities to create an effective and engaging learning environment.