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

2019 Oral Presentations – Session 2

Presentation 1: A blended-learning approach to overcoming the challenges of teaching data analysis and programming to large cohorts when they are not a student's core discipline Author: Emma RandDepartment of Biology Data analysis and programming are recognised as among the more difficult and challenging subjects to teach (e.g., Du Boulay, 1986), require more and harder … Continue reading 2019 Oral Presentations – Session 2

2019 Oral Presentations – Session 1

Presentation 1: Counting all backgrounds: how do accounting students navigate an interdisciplinary module? Authors: Jane Neal-Smith and Philip LinsleyThe York Management School Link to Slides - requires York login The York Management School (TYMS) is at the start of a process of embedding interdisciplinary teaching within its programmes and modules. This has provoked debates amongst … Continue reading 2019 Oral Presentations – Session 1

Physics3D – an inclusive learning project

Tuesday 21st May 2019, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Dr Emily Brunsden, Lecturer, Department of PhysicsLocation: Room P/T/111, Physics library reading room, Campus West Workshop Summary Inclusivity is actively including people, fostering a sense of belonging, empowering those with different backgrounds and removing barriers. Microchanges to teaching practice can help dramatically with the above. Emily will … Continue reading Physics3D – an inclusive learning project

Collaborative learning: intercultural virtual student peer-assisted learning, an international collaboration

Carmen Álvarez-Mayo, Lecturer in Spanish, Department of Language and Linguistic Science, University of York, UK Dr Maria Gonzalez-Chacon, Dr Irene Perez-Fernandez and Dr Antonio Jimenez-Munoz, Lecturers, University of Oviedo, Spain Andrea Llano Busta, PhD student, University of Oviedo Laura Montes Menendez, former student, University of Oviedo, EFL teacher Abstract During the academic year of 2013-14, … Continue reading Collaborative learning: intercultural virtual student peer-assisted learning, an international collaboration

Adaptive Comparative Judgement

Wednesday 26th June 2019, 12.30pm to 2.00pm Speakers: Scott Slorach and Matt Wingfield Location: Room H/G/21, Heslington Hall, Campus West Workshop Summary “My friend did the same and got a better mark.” Can Adaptive Comparative Judgment achieve more consistency in assessment than traditional academic judgment? Consistency and equity are two of the University’s core principles … Continue reading Adaptive Comparative Judgement

Learning Together: building a community of learners within and beyond prison bars

Author: Rachel Vipond, Department of Social Policy and Social Work, University of York Abstract Social Policy, Crime and Criminal Justice is a module which brings together students from the University of York and HMP Buckley Hall to engage in a shared learning experience which takes place on the prison site. The module provides students who … Continue reading Learning Together: building a community of learners within and beyond prison bars

Creating partnerships for interprofessional education (IPE): lecturer and student perspectives on an innovative learning event

Authors: Helen Bedford, Alison Smalley, Katie Graham and Carole Lindsey,Departments of Health Sciences; Social Policy and Social Work, University of York Abstract This workshop showcases the design, delivery and evaluation of an innovative and successful interprofessional education (IPE) event for second year midwifery and social work undergraduates at the University of York. IPE is recognised … Continue reading Creating partnerships for interprofessional education (IPE): lecturer and student perspectives on an innovative learning event

Let’s engineer a musical instrument together: Creating effective staff-student partnerships for problem-based learning in engineering

Authors: Jude Brereton, Frank Stevens and Andy HuntDepartment of Electronic Engineering, University of York Abstract This workshop describes the authors’ experience of designing, developing and teaching a new masters-level module which incorporates problem-based learning in an audio engineering context. Students work with staff to design, build and test an interactive audio engineering product, such as … Continue reading Let’s engineer a musical instrument together: Creating effective staff-student partnerships for problem-based learning in engineering