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Project Teams


The project works with a number of teams from different departments. Each team is based around a particular unit or units and comprises (at a minimum):
  • The Unit Convenor(s),
  • Director of Studies,
  • Two students.
Teams will be brought together for an introductory event (December 2013) and part-way through the project (April 2014) to share experiences. In between these joint events, teams will be supported on a 1-2-1 basis by the project manager, Dr Helen King, in the Learning & Teaching Enhancement Office.

The project is delighted to be working with the following departments in 2012/13:
Biology & Biochemistry
Health
Physics
Politics, Languages & International Studies
Social & Policy Sciences

Expectations

As a Flipping Project team you can expect:
  • 1-2-1 mentor support from the LTEO,
  • Workshops and events to share ideas and experiences with other teams,
  • Bespoke development and training opportunities,
  • £1,500 to pump-prime your flipping activities (including funding to pay student team members for their time and for the production of staff/student briefing materials).

As a Flipping Project team you will be expected to:
  • Attend the introductory workshop (at least two team members)
  • Maintain regular contact with the project manager
  • Design, produce and deliver a 'flipped' learning experience within or across a large, first year unit
  • Agree and implement an evaluation strategy
  • Attend the mid-project sharing experiences event (at least one team member)
  • Share your experiences at Exchange!
  • Produce short (1 side of A4) briefing materials for staff and students
  • Produce a short, evaluative report on your experiences.

Contact the project leader, Dr Helen King (Head of Academic Staff Development) for more information.