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.
Virtual exchanges can support internationalisation of curricula as well as developing a range of skills that students might need to live and work internationally. This collaborative case study covers the who, how and why of incorporating virtual exchanges into the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.
Creativity and Innovation challenges are interactive, intensive, competitive student events that the Enterprise Team run with a variety of disciplines. Students are put into teams and presented with the opportunity to work collaboratively on a real life ‘problem’ that they need to solve through developing a product, service or intervention. Read on to find out what happened in Combined Honours…
Students studying HIS3212 : Reconstruction and the New South, 1865-1914 are asked to find their own primary resources resulting in a variety of resources and a number of new insights.
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.
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.
Employability Ambassadors can help students with interviews, CVs and placements. Find out from Dr Beth Lawry how this scheme works in the School of Biomedical Sciences.
Dr Helene Tyrrell, Northern Law Awards Law Teacher of the Year, focused on engaging students with working cases during lectures. This has resulted in lots of positive feedback and student marks have also increased.
This case study describes how formative tests are used in the School of Engineering to scaffold students learning prior to summative assessment.
Tom Astley, winner of the Outstanding Contribution to Feedback Teaching Excellence Award shares his approach to providing continuous feedback to students.