Session #18 - 15.45 - 16.45

1 - A Blended teaching of clicks and bricks - on - how to support and engage the CU Online MBA learners in different time zones - Stella Xu (FBL)

Abstract: The sharing is based on the teaching experience of 9 modules of Online MBA programme for CU Online in 2018/2019 academic year all achieving 92% MEQ satisfaction. The modules cover the topics of Strategy & Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Finance, International Business etc. The average age of CU Online MBA participants are 35-55 years old who hold mid management positions. The MBA learners come mainly from North and Central America, UK and EU nations and live in different time zones. This has impacted the online seminars delivery time and resulted in a big challenge in supporting the online learners. The session discusses a blended teaching of clicks and bricks- supporting Coventry University online community

2 - Being ceative with students - teaching and learning outside the classroom  - Jane Gill (CU Group)

Abstract: This presentation will share work developed by final year Primary Education and Teaching Studies students. The opportunity to undertake a placement in ‘a setting where the education of young children occurs’ allowed me, as tutor, as well as the students to explore such settings. It will be seen that this  allowed creativity to flourish and cultural capital to develop.


3 - ‘Strange Bedfellows’: using training actors to enhance learning in unconnected curriculum areas - Paul Elsam (CU Group)

Abstract: As universities move steadily away from the traditional lecture-based format, how might teachers recruit acting students as an additional learning resource, within seemingly unrelated courses? This presentation reports back on the first year of the new Acting degree, the only overtly ‘creative’ course at CU Scarborough. The presentation identifies lessons learned, and offers a simple Toolkit as a way forward for working with acting students.