Sarah Napoli, Rob Aiken, Kate Harper, Eleanor Brown, Jonathan Exon Academic and Student Services Abstract | Presentation | Recording This session highlighted some of the the great initiatives the colleges are introducing to improve their students’ employability. We started the session with a lively discussion on what benefits the collegiate system brings to staff, students and the university … Continue reading L&T Session A2: Beyond free wine: non-formal spaces for learning and leadership to support academic outcomes
Thomas Ron and Chris Wall discuss how linking societies and academic departments can help students reach their full potential (Forum Viewpoint article, Summer 2016). Thomas Ron will be delivering a workshop on 'the holistic student' at the York Learning & Teaching Conference 2016, ‘Value Added Graduates’, Tuesday 7 June. Places are still available to attend –Conference … Continue reading The holistic student
When: Monday 9 February 2015 (week 6) 12.30-2.00pm [Lunch available from 12.15] Where: Room HG09, Heslington Hall Who: Jenny Gibbons, York Law School The relative merits of a problem-based learning (PBL) model as compared with other learning and teaching methods continues to be a topic of discussion at York and in higher education more generally. … Continue reading 09/02/15 Enhancing Engagement: Problem-based learning – A fairy tale?
Booking for the Spring Term Learning and Teaching Forum workshops is now open - register a place by completing the booking form. Key skills in the curriculum: Help! I'm teaching research skills When: Wednesday 28 January 2015 (week 4) 12.30-2.00pm Where: Room HG21, Heslington Hall More details Enhancing engagement: Problem-based learning - a fairy tale? … Continue reading Spring Term Workshops
Michael Rogers, Teaching Fellow, Department of Chemistry gives his summary of the Forum workshop ‘Bums on Seats’ versus ‘Hearts and Minds'. To engage or not to engage? That is not just a question that students are faced with but also a problem that departments may need to deal with. The above-titled Learning and Teaching forum workshop, which ran … Continue reading ‘Bums on Seats’ versus ‘Hearts and Minds’; questions of student attendance and engagement
THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL. If we have enough interest we will run it again in the spring term. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register, thank you. When: Wednesday 22 October 2014 (week 4) 12.30-2.00pm Where: Room HG21, Heslington Hall Who: Cecilia Lowe, Learning Enhancement Team, Academic Support Office “It is Week 9 and attendance at … Continue reading 22/10/14 ‘Bums on Seats’ versus ‘Hearts and Minds’: questions of student attendance and engagement