Sandra Lusk, Sophie Keresztes, Tim Young (contributions from Abbie King, (UCL Arena Centre) 10 minute talk The Student Reviewers of Teaching Practice programme brings staff and students together in reflective dialogue about the staff member’s teaching practice. UCL has run Student Reviewers of Teaching Practice every academic year since 2016/17, leading to staff-student dialogue andContinue reading Driving change through Staff-Student dialogue: The first 5 years of the UCL Student Reviewers of Teaching Practice.
Tim Young, Anna Foakes, Salman Haider (contributions from Chris Roath; Education Department, Queen Square Institute of Neurology) 10 minute talk In a major recent data review, our MSc in Clinical Neurology by distance learning was equal top out of 1,695 courses across UCL in terms of a composite of student characteristics which universities nationwide have longContinue reading How our distance learning Clinical Neurology course works to maintain our top ranking of student representation from desired demographics, reflecting BME status, overseas status and students in less privileged socioeconomic positions.
Henry Lancashire, Pilar Garcia-Souto, Eve Hatten, Prabhav Reddy. (contributions from Rebecca Yerworth, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering) 10 minute talk UCL’s Biomedical Engineering degree includes laboratory and group project work throughout the four year programme. We will discuss some different approaches taken across the programme, this year, from on-site socially distanced labs inContinue reading Remote, Virtual, and Hybrid Biomedical Engineering Laboratories
Manjula Patrick, Natasha Wilcock, On Ki Choi, Amy York/Jennifer Whitney (DCAL) 45 minute discussion In 2020, a 3-day residential event transformed to a remote experience. Asynchronous content delivered as a self-directed ‘short course’, with live sessions for discussion and Q&A. Challenges included: -Multiple presenters, creating accessible asynchronous content, and using this to create an engaging short course.Continue reading Discover UCL Summer School for year 11 and 12 deaf students: Lessons from 2020
Silvia Colaiacomo, Leo Havemann, Sam Ahern, Tim Neumann, Abbi Shaw (contributions from Simon Walker, Clive Young, Alex Mihai) (UCL Arena and Digital Education) 10 minute talk This session introduces IDEAs (Inspirations for digital engagement activities), a set of resources and activities to support student engagement in digital teaching settings, developed collaboratively by UCL Arena andContinue reading IDEAs (Inspirations for Digital Engagement Activities)
Sudeshna Basu (contributions from Mr. Todd Downing, Mr. A. Abdulkadir, Prof. P. Bown, Prof. T. Mitchell) (Chemical Engineering/Earth Sciences) 10 minute talk Fieldwork is an indispensable part of geology. In the department of Earth Sciences, UCL, two field trips to Dorset run every year for UG and M.Sc. students. Dorset is located in the SouthContinue reading Improving virtual field trip resources for teaching geology: A case study from Dorset for UG and PGT students
Stephen R Price, Ralph Levinson, Ruth Wheeldon (contributions from Thiago Costa Caetano, Newton de Figueiredo Filho, Adhimar Flávio Oliveira, Luciano Fernandes Silva, Institute of Physics and Chemistry Federal University of Itajubá, Brazil) (Division of Biosciences) 5 minute talk Authentic experiences in Science are crucial to facilitating participation of marginalised groups in advanced science education. WeContinue reading Student Discourse on Current Bioscience Research Topics: Findings from face to face and online activities
Ana Claudia Suriani da Silva (SELCS) 10 minute talk The SELCS Brazilian Translation Cub is a series of workshops in which students, translators, and enthusiasts of Brazilian literature meet to discuss the translation of a selected contemporary Brazilian short story. We offered 15 workshops from January 2019 to November 2020: 10 workshops at UCL andContinue reading Moving the face-to-face workshops of the SELCS Brazilian Translation Club online
Dr Rikke Duus (School of Management ) 10 minute talk In this presentation, I will introduce my concept the ‘3Cs of Async’ and explain how academic faculty can take on the roles of Creator, Curator and Connector (the 3Cs). This approach can assist colleagues in the planning, design and development of async-led course material, includingContinue reading The 3Cs in Action: From the Classroom to the Digital Stage
Catalina Suarez-Rivera, Eirini Koutoumanou, Dean Langan, Chibueze Ogbonnaya (contributions from Angie Wade Population; Policy and Practice Research and Teaching Department) 10 minute talk The UCL Centre for Applied Statistics Courses (CASC) offers short (1-5 day) courses for non-statisticians from UCL and beyond to build understanding of research methods and statistical techniques. Our face-to-face courses movedContinue reading Lessons Learned from Over 600 Hours of Online Teaching of Short Courses