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Before coming to class you will need to ... techniques to engage students even before you meet them!

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ALDinHE Regional Symposium with SAILS: Embedding Academic Study Skills more info here http://sails.swan.ac.uk/event/aldinhe-regional-symposium-embedding-academic-study-skills/

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Before coming to class you will need to ... techniques to engage students even before you meet them!

  1. 1. Dr Sara Barrento ALDinHE Regional Symposium with SAILS: Embedding Academic Study Skills 16 May 2018 Before coming to class, you will need to … techniques to engage students even before you meet them!
  2. 2. Who am I? Marine Biologist Communicator Lecturer saraBarrento©
  3. 3. Dr Sara Barrento… SU Lecturer Biosciences Department Swansea University 2016-18 SALT PGCert = 91% Molecular & Evolutionary BiologyL4 Laboratory Skills Molecular Biology & Biochemistry L3 L3 Fisheries & AquacultureL6 Professional Skills for Biologists Biosciences Literature Review L3 L5 Molecular and cellular BiologyL4 Marine Biology Field CourseL6 saraBarrento©
  4. 4. Dr Sara Barrento… 3 4 6 Undergraduates Master PhDBlended Learning Field trip to aquaculture business Research driven teaching saraBarrento©
  5. 5. Swansea University Before going to class I: Meet my students face to face Send an email with a online form 1 2 saraBarrento©
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  8. 8. 51 36 71% saraBarrento©
  9. 9. Team project Online Offline Weekly catch up in class by students for students saraBarrento©
  10. 10. The outcome Growth mindset Resilient Go beyond “My favourite module by far, very thought provoking” “I liked the independent learning” “I enjoyed the practical sections of the course tremendously” (…) It developed research skills and was an interesting project with real-world applications” L4-Molecular & Evolutionary Biology Module = 4.8 Lecturer = 4.7 Intellectually stimulating = 4.7 Average attendance = 86% L6-Fisheries & Aquaculture saraBarrento©
  11. 11. Thank you Dr Sara Barrento s.i.barrento@swansea.ac.uk Biosciences Department Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Research

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