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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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[…]

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Engaging Students in Synchronous Sessions: Using the same human approach, just adopting different tools to deliver online…

Nick Howey, Module Lead BUS2036 Newcastle University Business School  Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Who was involved? Module – BUS2036 – Business Analysis and Business Analytics – Level 2 Elective module UG Marketing, Marketing and Management & Business Management degrees. Module size – 93 * 2nd year UG students (level 5). What did you Read more about Engaging Students in Synchronous Sessions: Using the same human approach, just adopting different tools to deliver online…[…]

INTO Pathway and Canvas Structures

Tami King and Nataliya Thomson, Module Leaders INTO Newcastle University What did you do? Created an easy-to-follow main homepage and pathway structure for multiple classes in one Canvas course. Made it very easy for students to navigate through, using five main areas of navigation to keep the structure straight forward. Pathways had a similar look Read more about INTO Pathway and Canvas Structures[…]

Mock-viva video

Professor Anthony Zito, Professor of European Public Policy School of Geography, Politics and Sociology Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Mock-Viva Video for Ph.D. students Who is involved? Professor Anthony Zito (Politics), Dr Kate Manzo (Geography), PG Students   How do you do it? A PG student agreed to be filmed undertaking a Read more about Mock-viva video[…]

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Using online videos as a teaching resource

Erika Servin, Lecturer School of Arts and Cultures Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Documented on video Gavin Robson’s teaching of etching, screen-printing and relief techniques as a means of creating a teaching and learning online resource for staff and students that was available 24 hours per day. Who is involved? Erika Servin Read more about Using online videos as a teaching resource[…]