Dr Xin Li, Senior Lecturer in International Management and Degree Program Director for MSc International Business Management describes how he used in-class debate with the 2022/23 cohort of full time MBA students, using group work to develop presentations and debate to encourage communication, self-reflection and learning by giving students the opportunity to listen to and engage with different opinions.
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.
Jo Clark, Deputy Degree Programme Director of Master of Business Administration Newcastle Unviersity Business School Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences What did you do? How did you do it? Why did you do it? Does it work & Student Voice Graduate Framework Collaborative Resilient Creative, innovative, and enterprising Future focused Confident
Group work was introduced right at the start of this Planning module to get students working together ready for their assessed group project. Find out how it worked.
Students worked together in this online event to share experiences and develop ideas to advance selected Sustainable Development Goals.
Students from our University took part in a successful online event with students at the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IITD) to share ideas around environmental sustainability.
This virtual exchange proved to be a fantastic opportunity for students to meet with other students living in completely different places and learn more about their experiences and their lives.
With a focus on professionalisation and practice-based learning, these Masters programmes demonstrate a successful multimedia and mobile first approach to journalism.
An overhaul of the personal tutoring system resulted in the introduction of Academic Mentorship in the School of Medical Education. Find out how this impacted on student evaluation, portfolio usage metrics, and academic performance
Professor Caroline Walker-Gleaves used formative feedback extensively with final year students to improve professional skills.