• Engaging students

    The integration of the students’ role both in the identification of placements and in their feedback on placement experience back into the teaching within the programme What happens? It was felt that students should be central to decision-making about placements. Where they may already be involved with placements, having them share these experiences was felt […]

  • Creative assessment

    The creativity of assessment, specifically the use of imagery and visualisation in presentations What happens? Given the nature of the student cohort and their potential future careers, it was felt necessary to ensure that they were able to convey information using a range of mediums, in particular the use of imagery and visualisation. This assessment […]

  • Supporting mentor-assessors

    Comprehensive support for mentor-assessors (Supervisors) in practice including a training workshop and Supervisor Handbook What happens? Partnership working is not a new concept. However, with a new programme it is essential to support colleagues in practice to understand the demands of the programme for the workforce and how the students would be assessed in practice […]

  • TEL support for staff

    The support provided for staff in the development of Technology Enhanced Learning including a dedicated Digital Productivity Lab What happens? Having a dedicated Digital Productivity Lab (DPL) where support for Faculty staff is provided by both LTD and the Faculty SOLSTICE fellows allows the development of creative learning materials that can be used in the virtual […]

  • Using Blackboard Collaborate for personal tutorials

    The use of Blackboard Collaborate for personal tutorials including those students who are studying remotely What happens? The use of the full range of tools in Collaborate has enabled us in the MaST team to devote personal time to students, focusing on their specific needs, and at times that suit them.  It provides an opportunity […]

  • Presenting Performance and Practice

    Kevin Henshaw is a Senior Lecture in Operating Department Practice, Kevin has been involved in a project piloting the use of Panopto software to record students performing presentations and clinical skill procedures for summative assessment. Panopto software provides lecture capture, screencasting, video streaming, and video content management solutions.  The  Panopto  lecture/media  capture  system  is  now  available  for  use  by  […]