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WMS - SLS Showcase

Joint Warwick Medical School and School of Life Sciences Teaching and Learning Showcase

Thank you to everyone who presented and attended. Please take a moment to share your thoughts on the showcase.


Showcase details

Date: Tuesday 21 March 2017, 12:30pm – 4:00pm

Location: Warwick Medical School foyer, GLT3, GLT4

Theme: 'Showcasing Good Practice' -- this is our first joint event and will be an opportunity to showcase examples of excellent teaching at all levels in WMS and SLS.

Showcase Programme

Time Description Location

Teaching and Learning in WMS and SLS

Signature pedagogies in our Schools: What do we teach and how do we teach it?

  • Professor Lesley Roberts, Pro-Dean (Education), WMS
  • Professor Laura Green, Head of School, SLS
12:50 Lunch and posters / technology demonstrations GLT4 / foyer

Improving students’ writing and reflecting skills

  • Improving writing skills through peer evaluation. Isabelle Carré, SLS
  • Students helping students: teaching reflective writing. Anne-Marie Feeley, WMS

Promoting learning through assessment

  • Blueprinting and quality assurance for assessment in the MBChB course Simon Bourne, WMS
  • The use of constructive alignment, matrix maps and problem based assessments to aid student learning Philip Young, SLS
2:30 Coffee and posters / technology demonstrations GLT4 / foyer

Student generated induction

  • Matt Kneale, Grant Bishop, Damien Coleburt, Cath Fenn, WMS

Mystery shoppers: Feedback to lecturers

  • John Flemming, Hannah Maxfield, and Kate Owen, WMS

Crowd-sourced science in the class-room

  • Georgy Koentges, SLS

Teaching and Learning: The National and University context

  • Professor Gwen van der Velden, Academic Director of the Warwick International Higher Education Academy (WIHEA)


Call for presentations

Joint WMS-SLS Teaching and Learning Showcase, Tuesday 21 March 2017, 12pm – 4pm.

Presentations are invited for our first joint WMS-SLS Teaching & Learning Showcase to be held on Gibbet Hill campus on Tuesday 21st March. The theme is Sharing Good Practice and we would like to showcase a range of examples that represent all areas of teaching activity. What’s good about your course or teaching, how are you improving the student experience and outcomes, how do you enthuse students, communicate complex concepts or teach for application to practice?