Structure, communication and transition; a whole cohort approach for years 1 and 2 in the pivot to online learning

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme – Workshop 12, 24 May 2021 Dr Sally Quinn - Department of Psychology, University of York Report from workshop chair, Ian Gray, Department of Computer Science Recording of session available here In this workshop we discussed the varying approaches that our departments have taken in the pivot to … Continue reading Structure, communication and transition; a whole cohort approach for years 1 and 2 in the pivot to online learning

Lecturing Dialogically: Reinventing the Lecture using a Creative Practice Model

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme – Workshop 11, 19 May 2021 Dr Benjamin Poore Senior Lecturer in Theatre at the University of York, director of learning and teaching in the department, project lead on the Creative Practice Lectures Project Dr Rebecca Benzie Research associate and Co-investigator on Creative Practice Lectures Project Report from workshop … Continue reading Lecturing Dialogically: Reinventing the Lecture using a Creative Practice Model

Developing Independent Learners

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme – Workshop 10, 12 May 2021 Sandra Jeffrey and Louise Rudd - International Pathway College, University of York Report from workshop chair, Alex Reid, Department of Psychology Link to Session Recording (UoY log-in required) This workshop firstly aimed to define what exactly it is we mean by ‘independent learning’ … Continue reading Developing Independent Learners

Decolonising the curriculum – Interactive workshop

Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme - Workshop 9, 22 April 2021 Zaynab Seedat, PhD Student and Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of English and Related Literature and Kate Walker (Music, Sheffield) who are both on the White Rose College of Arts and Humanities (WRoCAH) Doctoral Training Partnerships. Report from workshop chair: Joanna de Groot, … Continue reading Decolonising the curriculum – Interactive workshop

Learning and teaching@York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation – March 17th recording and resources now available

What have we learned from our experiences of teaching and learning during the Coronavirus Pandemic online and on-campus?What positives can we take forward and share from these experiences in the immediate future and in the post-COVID University? These questions formed the basis of a second Forum/PDLT event held on 17th March 2021 aiming to bring … Continue reading Learning and teaching@York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: Continuing the conversation – March 17th recording and resources now available

Active online learning: What have we learned from the Coronavirus Pandemic so far?

This is the final post in a series aiming to explore themes from the Learning and teaching @York in the Coronavirus Pandemic: A conversation event, following on from the recent postings that explored the themes of academic community building and inclusive learning. It focuses on the theme of active learning and experiences of synchronous and asynchronous online learning.

Peer Assisted Learning

Michael Thornton, Department of Economics and Related Studies This workshop explored the development and early stages of the Peer Assisted Learning Scheme in the Department of Economics and Related Studies, which was designed specifically to support two modules in Probability and Statistics. Link to Session Recording (UoY log-in required)

Revisiting learner-centredness with online provision: A personal view from Simon Sweeney

These are difficult times for learners and challenging for educators too. The coronavirus epidemic has driven us into the technological maelstrom of online provision and for many it will have been a steep learning curve and a disorienting experience. For others, already used to extensive e-technology or online learning platforms, perhaps the transition has been … Continue reading Revisiting learner-centredness with online provision: A personal view from Simon Sweeney

Diversifying and Decolonising the Curriculum

Jan Ball-Smith, Jess Penn, Simisola Odukoya, Paula Mountford, Lynda Dunlop, Tamlyn Ryan, Katherine Macy, and Julia Sarju (workshop chair) This workshop explored what it means to decolonise and diversify the curriculum, looking at significant debates and developments in this area and discussing how we are working to diversify and decolonise the curriculum at the University … Continue reading Diversifying and Decolonising the Curriculum