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Teaching Methods to Undergraduates in COVID: The Good, the Bad and the Take-away

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Spring term 2021). The presenters were Lisa O'Malley and Dan Horsfall. Abstract: Lisa and Dan focused on a second year core undergraduate module and highlighted how it exemplified some of the wider challenges the Department faced [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Online learning|0 Comments

Monitoring engagement in and responding to questions from a large (n=188) student cohort module and keeping sane

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Spring term 2021). The presenters were Tony Ward. Abstract: Tony provided an overview of his approach to monitoring attendance and engagement, and keeping in contact with his students on a large module (n=188) in Electronic Engineering. [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Student engagement|0 Comments

‘Fireside chats’: Weekly podcasts in an autumn 2020 module

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Spring term 2021). The presenters were Mark Egan. Abstract: Mark provided a summary of his experiences of informal podcast-inspired sessions for students involving relaxed academic discussion of topics related to the module. The module leaders and [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Innovative approaches|0 Comments

University of York Students’ Vision for an Diversified and Liberated York

This session took place as part of the 2020 Conference. The presenters were Giang Nguyen. Abstract: During Black History Month 2019, YUSU and GSA hosted a panel discussion for students and staff, ‘Start the conversation: Decolonising and diversifying curriculum at York’. Interestingly, some of the conversations at and around the event touched upon whether diversifying [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Inclusion and accessibility|0 Comments

From pre-assessment consumption to ongoing active engagement: Student-created content and peer review using the Panopto recorder

This session took place as part of the 2020 Conference. The presenters were Angela O’Flaherty and Rob Shaw. Abstract: As part of an increased focus on active learning and student engagement, interest has grown in student-generated content and peer review processes in HE (Sánchez et al., 2019). Research has indicated that there are potential benefits [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Innovative approaches, Use of technology|0 Comments

Technology in the Classroom: Game Based Learning Platforms and Student Engagement

This session took place as part of the 2020 Conference. The presenters were Ellen Spender, Lesley Davies. Abstract: In 30 years, technology has advanced at an exponential rate, from a time when students and lecturers were mainly reliant on text books and passive attendance at lectures to gain knowledge. Today, can we view passive attendance [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Use of technology|0 Comments

Working with students to develop Covid teaching plans – The student engagement experience in Biology

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Autumn term 2020). The presenters were Richard Waites. Abstract: Richard provided an overview of attempts to improve communication and involve students directly in planning across the Biology Department. He highlighted large-scale online polling to ask students [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Student engagement|0 Comments

Experiences of Learning and Teaching in breakout rooms

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Spring term 2021). The presenters were Taryn Bell and Caitlin Kitchener. Abstract: Taryn and Caitlin provides some reflection on the use of breakout rooms with first and second year students in discussion-based online seminars within the [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Online learning|0 Comments

Reflections on student experiences of the VLE and recorded content

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Spring term 2021). The presenters were Emily Patterson. Abstract: Emily summarises her experiences as an undergraduate student in the Department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media, emphasising the importance of VLE consistency and 'showing ones [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|The Student View|0 Comments

Structure, communication and transition; a whole cohort approach for years 1 and 2 in the pivot to online learning

This session took place as part of the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation (Autumn term 2020). The presenters were Sally Quinn. Abstract: Sally provided a summary of the approach taken in the Psychology Department to responding to the Pandemic focused on years one and two of the Undergraduate cohort. [...]

By | 2022-04-29T13:21:23+00:00 April 29th, 2022|Student engagement, The Student View|0 Comments