York Management School Undergraduate Buddy Scheme – Process and Reflections

Speakers: Caroline Chaffer, Jo Hawksworth, Jane Neal-Smith Session originally ran on the 2nd of November 2020 (12:30 to 2pm). Link to session recording Abstract This presentation explores the implementation and operation of the UYMS first year undergraduate buddy scheme. The scheme was piloted in 2019/20 with first year students and has been rolled out in  … Continue reading York Management School Undergraduate Buddy Scheme – Process and Reflections

Online teaching in 2020: A personal view from inside the York Management School

2020 the year of Covid and no commuting to the campus. The year in which I reorganised my home workspace and am grateful that I have an office at the bottom of the garden and food on the dining room table at the end of every day. How lucky we are, and still drawing a … Continue reading Online teaching in 2020: A personal view from inside the York Management School

Imposter Syndrome in the Classroom

Anastasia Tsylina Williams, a Ph.D candidate in Slavic Studies writes about the signs, consequences, coping strategies, and some ways to mitigate imposter syndrome amongst students. From the post: Many faculty and students report experiencing Impostor Phenomenon, or feelings of self-doubt about their accomplishments and abilities, at some point in their academic careers. This sense of … Continue reading Imposter Syndrome in the Classroom

Drawing on diversity: The international classroom at Maastricht University and beyond

Dr Donna Carroll - EDLAB, Maastricht University Session Report by Ian Gray Maastricht University is the most international university in the Netherlands with 53% of students and 42% of academic staff coming from overseas. With its emphasis on small-scale, collaborative and student-centred learning, this diversity can have a big impact on group work, projects and … Continue reading Drawing on diversity: The international classroom at Maastricht University and beyond

Facilitating Inclusive and Engaged Learning in Fully Online Masters Programmes

Nathan Page (Academic Support Office), Liz Matykiewicz (The York Management School) and Dawn Wood (Computer Science) Session report by Ian Gray: The University of York has recently started offering fully-online masters programmes from the Department of Computer Science and from the York Management School. In this session, the presenters took us through some of the … Continue reading Facilitating Inclusive and Engaged Learning in Fully Online Masters Programmes

Supporting students giving competent oral presentations

Speaker: Dr Silke Göbel, Department of Psychology Monday 10 February 2020 in H/G09, Heslington Hall, Campus West 12.30 - 2.00pm   Workshop Summary Dr Silke Göbel discussed the factors surrounding student anxiety in giving presentations, and how teaching staff might build in measures to support students in this type of task. We began by working together … Continue reading Supporting students giving competent oral presentations

2020 Conference Poster Session

AuthorsTitle and AbstractJenny Pollard, Tamsyn KissEnvironment and GeographyEasing transition for outgoing Year in Industry studentsThis project will pilot using students as mentors to ease transition for outgoing year in industry students creating a vital and inclusive learning community and offering students key peer support during the Year in Industry vacancy search and recruitment cycle. The … Continue reading 2020 Conference Poster Session

2020 Conference Presentations

Creating Innovative Learning Methods in Archaeology: Integrating the Practical and the Theoretical in Artefact Studies Andy Needham, Jess Bates, Mike Groves, Andy Langley, Steph Piper - Archaeology Recording We report on the creation of an innovative learning method as part of the recently redeveloped Accessing Archaeology year one undergraduate course in Archaeology, which allows students … Continue reading 2020 Conference Presentations