- Briefing documents produced by LTC and sent to academics.
- Specification of project and application form designed and approved by LTC and academics involved.
- Application form and specification distributed to students with details of application procedure and a deadline of two weeks received.
- Applications received and shortlisted.
- 3 students from year 1 and 2 students from year 2 were engaged to work on the project.
- Dates for work set (late August / September).
- 11 student applications were received, 6 from students in year 1 and 5 from students in year 2.
- A large proportion of the applications received were very short and did not evidence relevant skills and / or interest in pedagogic design.
- The students who were offered work on the project accepted with enthusiasm.
- Some students noted issues with accommodation out of term time as they did not have accommodation contracts starting until the start of term and Warwick accommodation has a minimum stay of 1 week.
- 6 members of staff are section leads for the modules and are involved / responsible for the assessment design.
- Director of Student Experience is co-ordinating the response.
- Academic responses received have been very positive about working with students on curriculum design.
- Some academics have not responded or engaged to communications regarding the project therefore level of detail of information and expectations from academics supplied to students is likely to vary.
- Two weeks is a sensible length of time for advertising and receipt of application forms.
- Application forms should include clear instructions that they should be treated as a job application with sufficient detail.
- Where possible work equating to a minimum of 1 week should be allocated.
- Communication with academics at a very early stage is advisable to give them sufficient time to brief.
- Carry out student based curriculum design and recommendations.
- Evaluate academic and student involvement.