Reflections on disability, inclusion & accessibility in academia

This session took place as part of the 2020 Conference. The presenters were Yota Dimitriadi. Abstract: There is increased attention in supporting and embracing diversity and inclusion in Higher Education that may have shaped the ways that we work with a growing number of staff and students with disabilities. These approaches can be in the … Continue reading Reflections on disability, inclusion & accessibility in academia

Graduate Attributes Badges: Verifying the Delivery of Employability Skills

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were A. Sotiriadou, Z. Tatsioka, N. Tsorakidis, S. Savvidou and P. Kefalas;. Abstract: Recommendations of our Industrial Advisory Boards and Professional Societies guided us in CITY College, University of York Europe on forming a belief that discipline specific skills and knowledge alone are … Continue reading Graduate Attributes Badges: Verifying the Delivery of Employability Skills

Undertaking a Placement Year in the Covid-19 pandemic

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Govind Panesar, Taylor Atkinson and Katy Elliot. Abstract: We are a group of placement year students working within Careers and Placements at the University of York. We are based within the Employer Engagement and Events Team, Student Development and Leadership Team and … Continue reading Undertaking a Placement Year in the Covid-19 pandemic

Employability Skills in Counselling Programmes: how they are developed and exercised in our Community Counselling Center

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Suzie Savvidou. Abstract: Good academic performance cannot guarantee effective practice. There are excellent graduates, who do not perform satisfactorily in real practice. In counselling this tendency becomes even more apparent. There have been developments in HE impacting on assessment strategies. Some of … Continue reading Employability Skills in Counselling Programmes: how they are developed and exercised in our Community Counselling Center

Developing research skills in medical students online using an active research study

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Heidi Baseler, Murat Aksoy, Alison Graham, Aziz Asghar. Abstract: The COVID-19 pandemic and the shift to online learning presented a challenge to deliver laboratory-based teaching for medical students. Capitalising on this opportunity, we designed an innovative online teaching unit in which students … Continue reading Developing research skills in medical students online using an active research study

Moocing an impact: What lessons can we learn from massive online courses?

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Andy Parsons and Iain Barr. Abstract: The ‘Exploring Everyday Chemistry’ (or eeDc) course is a pioneering University of York free online course, or Mooc, launched in 2017 in response to a national drop in undergraduate chemistry applications. Over five runs of the … Continue reading Moocing an impact: What lessons can we learn from massive online courses?

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