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Teaching and Collaborating in WebBased Virtual Reality

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 Mary Stewart-David. Abstract: Mary provided a summary of her experiences with WebVR and pointed to some of the advantages over web conferencing for synchronous learning and teaching activities. She noted [...]

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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 [...]

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Moocing an impact: What lessons can we learn from massive online courses?

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Andy Parsons and Iain Barr. Abstract: The ‘Exploring Everyday Chemistry’ (or eeDc) course is a pioneering University of York free online course, or Mooc, launched in 2017 in response to a national drop in undergraduate chemistry applications. Over five runs of the [...]

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Developing research skills in medical students online using an active research study

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Heidi Baseler, Murat Aksoy, Alison Graham, Aziz Asghar. Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to online learning presented a challenge to deliver laboratory-based teaching for medical students. Capitalising on this opportunity, we designed an innovative online teaching unit in which students [...]

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