Revisiting learner-centredness with online provision: A personal view from Simon Sweeney

These are difficult times for learners and challenging for educators too. The coronavirus epidemic has driven us into the technological maelstrom of online provision and for many it will have been a steep learning curve and a disorienting experience. For others, already used to extensive e-technology or online learning platforms, perhaps the transition has been … Continue reading Revisiting learner-centredness with online provision: A personal view from Simon Sweeney

Inclusive practice for learning and teaching in the Department of Chemistry

Report from Alex Reid – Department of Psychology, University of York Link to session recording (UoY log-in required) On November the 27th 2020 Dr Julia Sarju and Dr Leonie Jones from the Department of Chemistry ran a workshop for the Learning and Teaching forum which focussed on sharing a number of successful inclusive practices adopted by … Continue reading Inclusive practice for learning and teaching in the Department of Chemistry

Online teaching in 2020: A personal view from inside the York Management School

2020 the year of Covid and no commuting to the campus. The year in which I reorganised my homeworkspace and am grateful that I have an office at the bottom of the garden and food on the diningroom table at the end of every day. How lucky we are, and still drawing a salary, so … Continue reading Online teaching in 2020: A personal view from inside the York Management School

Imposter Syndrome in the Classroom

Anastasia Tsylina Williams, a Ph.D candidate in Slavic Studies writes about the signs, consequences, coping strategies, and some ways to mitigate imposter syndrome amongst students. From the post: Many faculty and students report experiencing Impostor Phenomenon, or feelings of self-doubt about their accomplishments and abilities, at some point in their academic careers. This sense of … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome in the Classroom