How can we use games and play to encourage students to become active participants in creative learning?

Thursday 25th October 2018, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Pen Holland and Katie Smith, Department of Biology, University of York Location: Room P/T/111, Physics library reading room, Campus West Workshop Summary While the great debate about learning styles rumbles on, the most important thing in developing life-long learners is not how they learn, but that they … Continue reading How can we use games and play to encourage students to become active participants in creative learning?

Enabling Equal Access to Opportunity in a Research-led Teaching and Learning Environment

Wednesday 3 October 2018, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speaker: Matthew Ingram, Office of Philanthropic Partnerships and Alumni, University of York Location: Room HG/21, Heslington Hall, Campus West Workshop Summary Research-led teaching and learning clearly has the potential to offer students the chance to achieve incredible things as part of their studies – it might enable students … Continue reading Enabling Equal Access to Opportunity in a Research-led Teaching and Learning Environment

Workshop B5

This workshop is delivered in 2 parts: Using a research technique of participant-produced drawing for engaging students in teaching and learning Sudthasiri Siriviriyakul (YLTA), The York Management School, University of York Collaborative engagement for MSc research projects Fiona Sweeney, Jane Clarbour, Department of Psychology, University of York Part 1: Using a research technique of participant-produced … Continue reading Workshop B5

Workshop A5

This workshop is delivered in 2 parts: Intensive enquiry based learning in the Social Sciences: What works? What's next? Ellis Saxey, Teaching and Learning Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science Collaborative engagement for MSc research projects Fiona Sweeney, Jane Clarbour, Department of Psychology, University of York Part 1: Intensive enquiry based learning in … Continue reading Workshop A5

Disseminating the Developing Intercultural Engagement Project

Monday 25 June 2018, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Thomas Jochum-Critchley and Nadine Saupe, Assoicate Lecturers in German, Department of Language and Linguistic Science Location: Room HG/17, Heslington Hall, Campus West Workshop Summary Placement learning is becoming prominent feature of undergraduate programmes at our university. The challenges for curriculum design, such as its alignment with programme … Continue reading Disseminating the Developing Intercultural Engagement Project

Keynote: Integrating research and teaching: Education for an unknown future

Speaker: Professor Angela Brew What kind of future are we preparing our students for? To increase engagement of students in research and inquiry is to work towards a higher education where future professionals, industrialists, politicians and academics go beyond learning disembodied knowledge at university and are prepared to cope with the ambiguous and uncertain demands of … Continue reading Keynote: Integrating research and teaching: Education for an unknown future

2018 Conference Poster Presentations

The 2018 Conference will include a number of posters to view, as follows (links to abstracts): Evidence-based strategies for effective student learning A new online module to develop the digital literacy skills of student Lessons from the past?: A critical reflection on research informed teaching and learning in business and management schools using historical sources … Continue reading 2018 Conference Poster Presentations

2018 Conference Lightning Talks

The 2018 Conference will include a series of lightning talks, as follows (links to abstract): Effective Rediscovery - A Challenge for Module Tutors Research-led production of a new green chemistry children’s book resource with students as partners Multimodal Learning for Digital Literacy Improving Engagement and Learning in Practical Classes – Transforming Demonstrators to Enable Students … Continue reading 2018 Conference Lightning Talks

How can we use games and play to encourage students to become active participants in creative learning?

Pen Holland, Katie Smith, Department of Biology, University of York Abstract The great debate about learning styles rumbles on, but the most important thing in developing life-long learners is not how they learn, but that they learn because they want to. From early babyhood to adulthood, people engage in learning through games and play. Small … Continue reading How can we use games and play to encourage students to become active participants in creative learning?

Student Research Internships as a Mechanism for Research-led Teaching

Jonathan Hook, Department of Theatre, Film and Television; Glenn Hurst, Department of Chemistry; Andrew Ferguson, Careers and Placements (Student and Academic Services), University of York Abstract Each summer many students complete a research internship at the University. These typically involve working with staff to complete short, focused projects in their research areas. With the introduction … Continue reading Student Research Internships as a Mechanism for Research-led Teaching