Using Online Game-based Business Simulation to teach Entrepreneurship effectively to Engineering students – A Case Study

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Bidyut Baruah. 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 acumen such as the ability to understand market trends and customers’ … Continue reading Using Online Game-based Business Simulation to teach Entrepreneurship effectively to Engineering students – A Case Study

Faculty opinions regarding the incorporation of systems thinking into undergraduate chemistry education

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Alice Jackson and Glenn Hurst. Abstract: Research suggests that systems thinking is beneficial to education. It has been proposed that training students using systems thinking techniques may enhance their abilities to work on interdisciplinary projects to understand and solve some of the … Continue reading Faculty opinions regarding the incorporation of systems thinking into undergraduate chemistry education

Industrial Project: Providing Software and IT services to organizations serving the public interest

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Dimitris Dranidis. Abstract: A fundamental aspect of the programmes of the Computer Science Department, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus is to provide students with opportunities to work with real clients. The Industrial Project is a credit bearing module offered at … Continue reading Industrial Project: Providing Software and IT services to organizations serving the public interest

Flood Week: Integrating York Strengths into a taught module for Environment and Geography Students

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Jenny Pollard, Tamsyn Kiss and Brett Sallach. 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 several years to combine employability skills with topical learning. Students … Continue reading Flood Week: Integrating York Strengths into a taught module for Environment and Geography Students

Designing and implementing an interdisciplinary Data Science Degree Apprenticeship

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.

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