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[…]
Emily Scullion, Smajo Beso and Jen Naden, Teacher in Architecture INTO Newcastle University What did you do? We set up an online student community using Miro in an attempt to replicate the studio culture that would be otherwise missing from architectural education when teaching online. Miro is an online platform that “provides an engaging, intuitive, Read more about Using MIRO to facilitate a studio culture in Architectural Education while teaching online[…]
Careful recruitment of student reps, providing a framework and consistency across the Business School for student voice. Enabling students to have structure to what they are trying to achieve and how the Business School would expect them to operate.
Used a third-party programme called Sonocent Audio Note-taker, initially as a marking application for students, but soon started to use the programme with students so they could submit their work.
Tom Hill, Professor of Nutrition in the Faculty of Medical Sciences, invited students to research based seminars to help them feel part of the overall nutrition research community.
The School of Computing have been running sessions with employers from industry to give students the opportunity to see the connection between what they are learning now and their future working environments.
The School of Geography, Politics & Social Sciences have recently redesigned their Comparing Cultures module to respond to Covid and the move to online teaching. Find out how mini lectures, virtual exchanges, fire-side chats, and simple weekly emails have helped to keep students engaged…
Two alternative assessments were introduced by Newcastle University Business School, designed to meet diverse student and employer needs. Find out more from Angela Mazzetti.
Colleagues in the Careers Service and the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Physics are working together to deliver the Mathematical Skills and Career Management module. This case study shares how they are successfully embedding employability into the curriculum.
Following students expressing anxiety over their ‘employability’ and their lives postgraduation, a year long research project in the School of Arts and Cultures explored how employability is embedded within teaching practice and ethos of the School as a whole. The Beyond Employability teaching pack provides a summary of the research, key findings and a number of teaching activities.