Jessi Komes

Assessing students innovatively via peer-reviewed small group video presentations

Dr Jessica Komes assessed students through a pre-recorded oral group presentation. As well as assessing the student’s ability to orally articulate the intended knowledge and skill outcomes, this approach helped students engage with each other and provided an opportunity for peer feedback.

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Raghda Zahran

Using Design Sprints to Stimulate Students Collaboration

A Design Sprint is a process condensed in time, objective and outcomes used to transform an idea into a prototype. This case study explores how this approach was used to gather students’ feedback on using data analytics to support their learning experience

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Your Future: Occupational Awareness Module

The aim of the Your Future module was to enhance students’ awareness of roles that they could go into; enhance their employability for their ideal roles through reflecting on, and developing, their skills; and also enhance their resourcefulness. Hear more from Dr Catherine Douglas.

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Using BuddyCheck to Support Peer Review

Sarah Carnegie, Lecturer of Human Resource Management Newcastle University Business School Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Using Buddycheck to support the peer review of assessed group work on a 40-credit capstone module BUS3053 Management Consultancy. Business School policy is that peer review will be carried out on any module where Read more about Using BuddyCheck to Support Peer Review[…]

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Students as partners in learning

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[…]

Eugene Wong

Integrated Work Study Programme

Students taking part in the Integrated Work Study Programme have the unique opportunity to deliver effective solutions to real industry problems. This case study is an example of how academic practice and industrial engagement can combine to enhance the student learning outcomes. 

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Structuring online learning

Professor David Rose shares how he made the most of the opportunities that online learning can bring when developing his modules for 2020/21. A clear structure and variety of learning materials has led to positive feedback from students.

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Weekly Nutrition Research Seminars

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.

Employability Events and Town Hall meetings

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.