Reflections on Adaptable Education in Economics – Lessons Learned for In-person Teaching and Learning

Parama Chaudhury, Cloda Jenkins (Economics); Nadeer Hanfi РBSc Economics student; Tasnim Nodee РBSc Economics student . Pecha Kucha In summer 2020, we (2 Economics lecturers and 2 Connected Learning interns) worked together to completely redesign the way in which economics is taught and learned at UCL, with an eye towards making our education modelContinue reading Reflections on Adaptable Education in Economics РLessons Learned for In-person Teaching and Learning

How to run an online laboratory session: the challenges of sending electronic kits to students

Chris Evans (UCLIC) Pecha Kucha Interaction Design is an applied module that considers issues in human-computer interaction with physical devices. The pandemic presented a unique teaching challenge: how could we get students to interact with a physical device when interaction became virtual? With financial support from the Faculty of Engineering the decision was made toContinue reading How to run an online laboratory session: the challenges of sending electronic kits to students

Supporting Chinese students at UCL Engineering: An exploration and first steps

Johanna Novales, Izzie Harvey (Engineering Faculty Office) Pecha Kucha Mainland Chinese students at UCL, including in UCL Engineering, face specific challenges with belonging and wellbeing that are often not visible to staff or even other students until the problems become severe. While Covid has exacerbated the problem, the issues pre-date the pandemic. Through surveys andContinue reading Supporting Chinese students at UCL Engineering: An exploration and first steps