GETTING STUDENT’s HANDS WET – Taking advantage of SU’s research boat and unique aquaculture facilities to enhance the learning experience

PRESENTATION Author(s) Sara Barrento, Ben Whittaker, Rebecca Stringwell,  Paul Howes,  Andre Pires,  Ben Jennings,  Rob Smith and Carlos Garcia de Leaniz Abstract Biosciences students benefit from a strong practical component. But, at level 6, modules lack practicals and the assessment is exam based. Here we explore the learning benefits and the challenges of introducing practical classes…

Virtual field courses: widening access to ecosystems

POSTER Author (s) Wendy Harris, Marc Holmes, Aisling Devine, Dan Eastwood, Dan Forman, Naomi Ginnever, Ian Horsfall, Penny Neyland, Laura Roberts, Gabriela Pinto-Juma, Gethin Thomas Abstract Biosciences are experiencing increasing numbers of students with a range of disabilities, challenging our abilities to provide experiential learning opportunities for all students. We are working together with the Immersive…