publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017 . Embargo end date: 17 Aug 2017

Undergraduate students as co-producers in the creation of first-year practical class resources

Hubbard, Katharine E.; Brown, Rachel; Deans, Sam; García, María Paz; Pruna, Mihai-Grigore; Mason, Matthew J.;
Open Access English
  • Published: 17 Aug 2017
  • Publisher: Apollo - University of Cambridge Repository
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Undergraduate students are increasingly working with academic staff to evaluate and design teaching materials in Higher Education, thereby moving from being passive consumers of knowledge to genuine partners in their education. Here we describe a student partnership project run at the University of Cambridge, which aimed to improve undergraduate biology practical class teaching. Student interns were recruited to act as researchers, pedagogical consultants and producers of teaching resources. Research by the interns revealed that students with limited practical experience at high-school level tended to have lower confidence and more negative responses to first-ye...
Subjects
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: student partnership, students as producers, students as researchers, practical classes, online, Pedagogy, Political science, Statistical analysis, Learner engagement
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publication . Other literature type . Article . 2017 . Embargo end date: 17 Aug 2017

Undergraduate students as co-producers in the creation of first-year practical class resources

Hubbard, Katharine E.; Brown, Rachel; Deans, Sam; García, María Paz; Pruna, Mihai-Grigore; Mason, Matthew J.;