Kate Roll (Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose) Asynchronous Submission For the last two years IIPP has used the online sharing platform, Slack, as an ‘virtual common room’ and informal meeting place for MPA students and faculty. It has emerged as a site for discussion on difficult topics, teamwork, and peer-to-peer support. In addition, theContinue reading Helping students help each other: Using Slack to build online community
Fiona Wilkie, Nick Grindle, Argyris Karapitsanis (contributions from Abbie King; UCL Arena Centre) 10 minute talk This presentation will share how Connected Learning Internships were created to address two major challenges as a result of the pandemic: summer internship cancellations for students, and a huge workload for staff faced with moving their teaching online, including inductionContinue reading Connected Learning Internships – involving students in moving teaching online during the pandemic
Mitesh Vagadia (Student Support and Wellbeing) 5 minute talk The Student Health and Wellbeing (SHW) Community of Practice (CoP) is sponsored by the Registrar and Director of Student Support and Wellbeing and has two leads Mitesh Vagadia – Head of Student Support and Wellbeing and Madiha Sajid – Teaching & Learning Officer for MSc HealthContinue reading Benefits of joining the Student Health and Wellbeing Community of Practice
W Jacob (contributions from No) (UCL Cancer Institute) 5 minute talk Decolonisation in higher education refers to the movement to highlight and mitigate inequalities resulting from colonial attitudes and racism. The objective of this work is offer a platform to address topics regarding inclusivity and encourage active learning. I have used an award winning BBCContinue reading Science documentaries as a tool to ‘decolonise’ science education.
Daniel Ntuiabane, Faye Gishen (UCL Medical School) Asynchronous Submission Whole programme curriculum maps are uncommon in undergraduate medicine, partly due to the theoretical complexity of defining ‘curriculum’. We co-created a novel electronic resource with students: the ‘MBBS Curriculum Map’ (CM), informed by a pan-student survey and student focus groups. 93% of students completing the quantitativeContinue reading The UCL Medical School Curriculum Map: A Staff-Student Collaboration
Emma Newall, Joanne Nicholl UCL Institute of Education; Zoe Attal, Qi Wang, Jessica Lo, Hebe Manos (BSc Biomedical Sciences students) Stephen Price (Division of Biosciences) Asynchronous Submission Abstract BIOS0025 is a 45-credit module for final year BSc Biomedical Sciences students to undertake research in education of the Biosciences, particularly at UCL. The module is a collaborationContinue reading Undergraduate Students Researching UCL Biosciences’ Response to Education in a Global Pandemic
Dr Sumanjit Gill (contributions from Dr Paul Dilworth; Dr Dean Noimark (Faculty of Brain Sciences, Institute of Neurology, UCL) 10 minute talk Medical students learning experience was hugely disrupted by the pandemic as opportunities to learn in the clinical environment were suspended then adapted to meet their needs in a safe way. We established teachingContinue reading Clinic Based Teaching in a Pandemic : Lessons Learned
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
Ramin Nassehi (Economics) 10 minute talk UCL Economics Walk is a walking tour of Bloomsbury, where the tour leader (i.e. lecturer) takes the audience through different locations in this area that have an economic story to tell. The project’s aim is to explain complex economic ideas in an accessible way to students and/or members ofContinue reading How UCL Economics Walk went virtual
Martin Compton (Arena Centre) Asynchronous Submission In a video of around eight minutes I will present four arguments which represent the four biggest and ongoing debates about online teaching I have dealt with this year, very much from my perspective. I hope they will act as provocations for debate with the ‘change my mind’ challenge.Continue reading 4 mini polemics about student engagement and online teaching: can you change my mind?