Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019

Postgraduate Research Experience Survey 2019

We will shortly be launching this year’s Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES). The survey will open on Friday 26 April and run until Friday 17 May. PRES is the only national survey of postgraduate research students’ experience. The results will allow you to compare students’ experience of postgraduate programmes both internally and against the national average and mission groups in order to be able to make changes that better meet their needs in future…

Launching the 2018/19 HEA Student Surveys at Teesside University

Launching the 2018/19 HEA Student Surveys at Teesside University

For the first time, Teesside University will this week launch three national student surveys coordinated by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). These surveys will broaden our understanding of the experiences of our students, allowing us to drive enhancements based on a robust evidence base. As national surveys, the results will allow Teesside University to benchmark the experiences of our students against the sector…

Learning and Teaching Journal Club – managing work stressors, focusing on balancing teaching and research

Learning and Teaching Journal Club – managing work stressors, focusing on balancing teaching and research

This March’s Learning and Teaching Journal Club will look at teaching methods in the classroom for a particularly thorny topic – pharmacology. Should we flip and lecture, or should interactive problem solving be the way forward?Matthew Van Loo is presenting the paper. If you have ever wondered why the students find pharmacology challenging to learn (or any other core topic to your subject area), then this could be the session for you…

Semester 2 Module Evaluations

Semester 2 Module Evaluations

Module evaluations are designed to inform the enhancement of learning and teaching across the University, and therefore contribute to the delivery of an outstanding student and learning experience. Through engaging staff and students in the evaluation and reporting process, module evaluations stimulate meaningful dialogue concerning pedagogic practice and the student experience…

Learning and Teaching Journal Club – Teaching Methods in the Classroom

Learning and Teaching Journal Club – Teaching Methods in the Classroom

This March’s Learning and Teaching Journal Club will look at teaching methods in the classroom for a particularly thorny topic – pharmacology. Should we flip and lecture, or should interactive problem solving be the way forward?Matthew Van Loo is presenting the paper. If you have ever wondered why the students find pharmacology challenging to learn (or any other core topic to your subject area), then this could be the session for you…