Student Discourse on Current Bioscience Research Topics: Findings from face to face and online activities

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

Moving the face-to-face workshops of the SELCS Brazilian Translation Club online

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

The 3Cs in Action: From the Classroom to the Digital Stage

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

Lessons Learned from Over 600 Hours of Online Teaching of Short Courses

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

How to develop an ever increasing list of interactive and accessible digital resources for students.

Hannah Timlin, Marcus Pedersen (Brain Sciences) 5 minute talk We will discuss how we created a dynamic and accessible digital resource that will continue to grow each year using software available to us. This method can be a part of anyone’s digital pedagogy. With a rapid shift online our practical course needed a dramatic redesign.Continue reading How to develop an ever increasing list of interactive and accessible digital resources for students.

“I can’t see students’ reactions”: The experiences of UCL academics in the move to online teaching during lockdown

Allison Littlejohn, Eileen Kennedy, Martin Oliver (contributions from Lesley Gourlay, Tim Neumann, Kit Logan, Jennifer A. Rode, John Potter; UCL IOE Culture, Communication and Media) 10 minute talk In this presentation we examine the challenges posed by the technological mediation of student-teacher and student-student interaction while teaching online during Covid19. The UCL Moving to Online TeachingContinue reading “I can’t see students’ reactions”: The experiences of UCL academics in the move to online teaching during lockdown

The importance of learning and feedback through collaboration in a large-scale, cross-departmental, student project

Ryan Grammenos (Electronic and Electrical Engineering) 10 minute talk This presentation will talk about what we “learned about learning” in the current climate, and the need for and value of collaboration between staff and students. The talk will draw on the experience of running a cross-disciplinary project across two departments for over 400 first-year studentsContinue reading The importance of learning and feedback through collaboration in a large-scale, cross-departmental, student project

Academic Communication for Widening Participation: Crafting learning spaces for and with students

Unfortunately, due to a family emerency, Dr Smart will not be able to offer the talk on the day. Dr Ariane Smart (Academic Communication Centre) 10 minute talk Over a decade working with international students and partners has taught me how exclusionary academia can feel. In my new role at the Academic Communication Centre (ACC)Continue reading Academic Communication for Widening Participation: Crafting learning spaces for and with students

Bringing us all together: building a community of online learners spanning 6 continents

Tim Young, Salman Haider (Queen Square Institute of Neurology Education Department) 10 minute talk Over the last ‘pandemic year’, many face-to-face courses made heroic efforts to convert to online teaching. As a well-established fully online course, our clinical neurology by distance learning MSc/Diploma/PG Certificate programme was fortunately in a position to help guide others withContinue reading Bringing us all together: building a community of online learners spanning 6 continents

COVID19 : Online not distant – student’s feedback on a blended approach of teaching MSc medical statistics to UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology.

Saiful Islam, Yasna Palmeiro, Alexender Cozzi-Lepri, Saiam Ahmed, Mifuyu Akasaki, Rosamund Greiner, Carlos Valencia, Masuda Khanom, David Blundred (Institute of Neurology) 10 minute talk COVID-19 has challenged learning and teaching (L&T) activities worldwide. During Term 1 (Sept-Dec) 2020-2021, we ran the “Research Methods and Introduction to Statistics” module online, facing challenges related to lecture deliveryContinue reading COVID19 : Online not distant – student’s feedback on a blended approach of teaching MSc medical statistics to UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology.