2019 Oral Presentations

The 2019 Conference included 3 parallel sessions of oral presentations. Session 1Counting all backgrounds: how do accounting students navigate an interdisciplinary module?Building effective learning communities for IPC Foundation students at the University of YorkTreading in the footsteps of giants: Creating communities of practice for teaching & scholarship academicsSession 2A blended-learning approach to overcoming the challenges … Continue reading 2019 Oral Presentations

2019 Poster Presentations

The 2019 Conference will include a number of posters to view, as follows (links to abstract): Re-loading the Archaeological CanonDeveloping a bespoke employability hub for the Department of Environment and GeographyEvolution of supplementary skills: academic to creativeInspiring Young Minds: The role of experimental archaeology in delivering the Key Stage 2 Stone Age curriculum and reaching … Continue reading 2019 Poster Presentations

2019 Conference Lightning Talks

The 2019 Conference will include a series of lightning talks, as follows (links to abstract): Supporting colleges as learning communitiesSupporting first year students' transition into university lifeStudy student guidance with lecture capture Green Machine: systems thinking via game based learning Talk 1: Supporting colleges as learning communities Author: Sam BayleyDepartment of Sociology For the first … Continue reading 2019 Conference Lightning Talks

The University Seminar as Contact Event: Facilitating and Developing Productive Talk

Tuesday 11th June 2019, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Dr Ben Poore, Department of Theatre, Film and TelevisionLocation: Room P/T/111, Physics library reading room, Campus West Workshop Summary In 2017/18, I received support from the University’s Strategic Learning and Teaching Projects Fund to explore the theme of staff-student contact in seminars. Seminar teaching is the most … Continue reading The University Seminar as Contact Event: Facilitating and Developing Productive Talk

“That won’t work with my students” – the role of evidence in changing practice

Wednesday 20th March 2019, 1.00pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Professor Tina Overton Director, Leeds Institute of Teaching Excellence Location: Room C/B/101, Department of Chemistry, Campus West Workshop Summary The Department of Chemistry and the Learning and Teaching Forum are delighted to announce that Professor Tina Overton, Director, Leeds Institute of Teaching Excellence will deliver a seminar … Continue reading “That won’t work with my students” – the role of evidence in changing practice

Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL): the first year and the future

Tuesday 19th March 2019, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Tamlyn Ryan and Katy Mann BennLocation: Room H/G/21, Heslington Hall, Campus West Workshop Summary Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL) is an excellent opportunity to nurture a closer departmental learning community whereby trained higher-year student volunteers lead small, collaborative study groups with lower-year peers. To encourage the development of focused … Continue reading Peer-Assisted Learning (PAL): the first year and the future

Group-led student research projects: Promoting motivation for research methods and self-efficacy for the empirical dissertation

Monday 11th February 2019, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Zoe Handley, Lynda Dunlop & Khaled El Ebyary, Department of Education Location: Room H/G/21, Heslington Hall, Campus West Workshop Summary In this interactive session, we will begin by providing an overview of our approach to teaching research methods on our undergraduate programmes in Education and English in … Continue reading Group-led student research projects: Promoting motivation for research methods and self-efficacy for the empirical dissertation

Development of peer assisted and online learning tools for Life Sciences students

Monday 25th February 2019, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Satareh Chong, Biochemistry Programme Leader Location: Room H/G/21, Heslington Hall, Campus West Workshop Summary Development of peer assisted and online learning tools for Life Sciences students Student preparedness and confidence are important in student engagement and retention in HE and academic success. Academic background is one factor … Continue reading Development of peer assisted and online learning tools for Life Sciences students

Teaching-led research, using teaching activities to drive forward research

Wednesday 30th January 2018, 1.00pm to 2.30pm Speakers: Anna Bramwell-Dicks, Theatre, Film and Television Location: Room LMB/025, Law and Management, Campus East Workshop Summary Teaching and research are, fairly obviously, both important activities for most academic. These activities are often considered as separate entities, in that academics are either doing research or they are doing … Continue reading Teaching-led research, using teaching activities to drive forward research

Padlet Workshop

Wednesday 5th December 2018, 15.00 Speakers: Lilian Soon, Educational Adviser, Programme Design and Learning Team and Carmen Álvarez-Mayo, Department of Language and Linguistic ScienceLocation: Room D/N/056, Derwent College, Campus West Workshop Summary The aims of the workshop are to share good practice and increase the number of University staff using Padlet, to develop more collaborative and diverse work … Continue reading Padlet Workshop