Drawing on diversity: The international classroom at Maastricht University and beyond

Dr Donna Carroll - EDLAB, Maastricht University Session Report by Ian Gray Maastricht University is the most international university in the Netherlands with 53% of students and 42% of academic staff coming from overseas. With its emphasis on small-scale, collaborative and student-centred learning, this diversity can have a big impact on group work, projects and … Continue reading Drawing on diversity: The international classroom at Maastricht University and beyond

Facilitating Inclusive and Engaged Learning in Fully Online Masters Programmes

Nathan Page (Academic Support Office), Liz Matykiewicz (The York Management School) and Dawn Wood (Computer Science) Session report by Ian Gray: The University of York has recently started offering fully-online masters programmes from the Department of Computer Science and from the York Management School. In this session, the presenters took us through some of the … Continue reading Facilitating Inclusive and Engaged Learning in Fully Online Masters Programmes

Supporting students giving competent oral presentations

Speaker: Dr Silke Göbel, Department of Psychology Monday 10 February 2020 in H/G09, Heslington Hall, Campus West 12.30 - 2.00pm   Workshop Summary Dr Silke Göbel discussed the factors surrounding student anxiety in giving presentations, and how teaching staff might build in measures to support students in this type of task. We began by working together … Continue reading Supporting students giving competent oral presentations

2020 Conference Poster Session

AuthorsTitle and AbstractJenny Pollard, Tamsyn KissEnvironment and GeographyEasing transition for outgoing Year in Industry studentsThis project will pilot using students as mentors to ease transition for outgoing year in industry students creating a vital and inclusive learning community and offering students key peer support during the Year in Industry vacancy search and recruitment cycle. The … Continue reading 2020 Conference Poster Session

2020 Conference Presentations

Creating Innovative Learning Methods in Archaeology: Integrating the Practical and the Theoretical in Artefact Studies Andy Needham, Jess Bates, Mike Groves, Andy Langley, Steph Piper - Archaeology Recording We report on the creation of an innovative learning method as part of the recently redeveloped Accessing Archaeology year one undergraduate course in Archaeology, which allows students … Continue reading 2020 Conference Presentations

2020 Conference Lightning Talks

Recording of Conference Introduction, Keynote Lecture, and Lightning Talks The Graphic Novel Collection - Learning with Pictures Lucy Atkinson and Martin Philip - Department of Education and Information Services This lightning talk aims to highlight the range of graphic novels in the University of York library. Over the past 18 months they have been broadening … Continue reading 2020 Conference Lightning Talks

2020 Conference Keynote

Reflections on disability, inclusion & accessibility in academia Speaker: Yota Dimitriadi Dr Yota Dimitriadi is an experienced, innovative teacher-educator who specialises in the field of digital technologies and computer science education with passion around inclusion and diversity. Her special interest is in digital well-being and inclusive self-care practices for caring professions. A member of national … Continue reading 2020 Conference Keynote

Interdisciplinary Teaching at York

14 October 2019 Speakers: Dr Glenn Hurst (Chemistry), Professor Roddy Vann (Physics), Dr Simon Sweeney (Management) and Dr Barry Lee (Philosophy) Workshop Summary On 14 October Dr Glenn Hurst (Chemistry), Professor Roddy Vann (Physics), Dr Simon Sweeney (Management) and Dr Barry Lee (Philosophy) discussed interdisciplinary learning and teaching at York. All four highlighted staff and … Continue reading Interdisciplinary Teaching at York

2019 Oral Presentations – Session 3

Presentation 1: Reflections on an Archaeological learning community: Undergraduate Year 2 experimental Archaeology practical skills and independent project Authors: Aimée Little, Andy Needham and Andy LangleyDepartment of Archaeology Many artefacts used during (pre)history are made from materials and techniques that can be unfamiliar to contemporary people. This can pose a barrier to learning in an … Continue reading 2019 Oral Presentations – Session 3