Reflections on Learning and Teaching in the Autumn term 2021

Organised by the Learning and Teaching Forum in collaboration with PDLT, this session was held on 14th December 2021 at the end of a very busy Autumn term. The session followed on from the Learning and Teaching @ York in the Coronavirus Pandemic workshops held during the 2020-21 academic year and aimed to provide participants … Continue reading Reflections on Learning and Teaching in the Autumn term 2021

Equipping and empowering students with digital skills for the workplace

As we gravitate toward an era of hybrid working, the digital skills of the workforce are likely to need to increase. Students will need to prepare for a reality in which their digital skills are continually put to the test. Ellie Drew and Arielle Redman delivered an interesting, interactive workshop on this topic. Participants were invited to share ideas through the use of a Google Jamboard. The speakers explored current themes in the literature surrounding the digital divide and digital skills in the workplace and considered the impact this has on the demands on graduates. The workshop covered a wide range of topics, including how we break down barriers and use technology to transform teaching for the benefit of all students.

2021 Conference oral presentations 8-10 and closing talk

Session recording (UoY Panopto login required) Employability Skills in Counselling Programmes: how they are developed and exercised in our Community Counselling Center Suzie Savvidou; Department of Psychology, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus Abstract Good academic performance cannot guarantee effective practice. There are excellent graduates, who do not perform satisfactorily in real practice. In … Continue reading 2021 Conference oral presentations 8-10 and closing talk

2021 Conference Oral presentations 5-7

Session recording (UoY Panopto login required) Using Online Game-based Business Simulation to teach Entrepreneurship effectively to Engineering students – A Case Study Bidyut Baruah; Electronic Engineering Abstract The landscape of engineering is constantly evolving and today, engineers are expected to have an understanding of not only science and technology but also certain aspects of business … Continue reading 2021 Conference Oral presentations 5-7

2021 Conference Oral presentations 1-4

Session recording (UoY Panopto login required) Flood Week: Integrating York Strengths into a taught module for Environment and Geography Students Jenny Pollard, Tamsyn Kiss and Brett Sallach; Environment and Geography Abstract The Flood Control Course (Flood Week), a week-long interactive module in the Environment and Geography department for first year undergraduates, has been used for … Continue reading 2021 Conference Oral presentations 1-4

2021 Conference Welcome and Keynote

Session recording (UoY Panopto login required) Welcome talks Professor Charlie Jeffery, Vice-Chancellor and President of the University of YorkDr Glenn Hurst, Chair of the Learning and Teaching Forum Keynote abstract: Designing Curricula for the Future James Pickering’s keynote, entitled Designing Curricula for the Future, will outline an evidence-informed approach to student education and curriculum design. … Continue reading 2021 Conference Welcome and Keynote

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

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme – Workshop 14, 14 June 2021 Professor Richard Waites - Department of Biology, University of York Report from workshop chair, Phil Lang, Department of Biology Recording of session available here Professor Richard Waites, Director for Students in the Department of Biology, delivered an interesting and insightful workshop outlining … Continue reading Working with students to develop Covid teaching plans – the student engagement experience in Biology

Teaching Critical Writing

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme – Workshop 13, 3 June 2021 James Lamont, Module Leader, Academic Support for Education, IPC.David Anderson, Tutor - Language and Study Skills, IPC. Report from workshop chair, Glenn Hurst, Department of Chemistry Link to Session Recording (UoY log-in required) On 3rd June 2021, James Lamont and David Anderson from … Continue reading Teaching Critical Writing

Developing Independent Learners

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme – Workshop 10, 12 May 2021 Sandra Jeffrey and Louise Rudd - International Pathway College, University of York Report from workshop chair, Alex Reid, Department of Psychology Link to Session Recording (UoY log-in required) This workshop firstly aimed to define what exactly it is we mean by ‘independent learning’ … Continue reading Developing Independent Learners

Decolonising the curriculum – Interactive workshop

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme - Workshop 9, 22 April 2021 Zaynab Seedat, PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of English and Related Literature and Kate Walker (Music, Sheffield) who are both on the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) Doctoral Training Partnerships. Report from workshop chair: Joanna de Groot, … Continue reading Decolonising the curriculum – Interactive workshop