This in-depth Masterclass was delivered in partnership with academic and eLearning colleagues. The aim was to give participants a greater understanding of different types of technology that could be used to facilitate teaching experiences and ultimately improve student experience.
Caroline Bowsher gave a thought-provoking talk about the assumptions we make regarding assessment and feedback that can affect a student’s understanding or participation. We considered ways to demystify the process and Caroline shared some good practice from within the School of Biological Sciences.
In these videos, Dianne Burns presents ideas for improving your large group teaching. Her tips cover organising your lectures, making your lectures unmissable, and bringing your large group teaching sessions to life. A list of references is also provided if you wish to find out more.
In all teaching scenarios it is important to think about not only what you want the learners to achieve during the session, but also what the learning environment will be like and whether there are particular challenges which need to be addressed to ensure learning opportunities are optimised. Large group teaching can provide unique challenges […]
January’s programme focuses on the difficulties and opportunities posed by teaching large groups of students.
Jane Brooks and Joanne Timpson presented this seminar, describing how they worked collaboratively to reduce over-assessment of BNurs students by creating a streamlined assessment load across the unit.
October’s Masterclass looked at maximising deep learning in students. The slides from the session can be found below.
If you find it easier to speak your thoughts than to type them, you might find it helpful to use speech to text tools when creating feedback for your students. There are several options available, including some you may already have access to without realising it. In this video, we present some of the options […]
Assessment and Feedback is the focus for October’s programme. We will look into different aspects of Programme and Curriculum design to ensure assessment and feedback are used effectively to support deeper student learning.
Harish Thampy has provided a summary of the Learning@Lunch session on Assessment & Feedback. This can be found below, along with links to the papers that are referenced.