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Articles tagged "communication"

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Name plates and small groups

Dr Fran├žoise Boucek notes the simple technique of using name plates in front of participants in seminars/workshops to produce a more congenial atmosphere.

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Trailers for courses

Dr Mary Flannery explains why she makes use of trailers for module choices.

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Pre-exam briefing: calming nerves

Malcolm Fish expands on the standard pre-exam briefing to try to reassure and calm students before important stressful exams.

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Signposting online material

Malcolm Fish talks about the importance of more specific signposting when things are posted online or on the VLE.

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Electronic term newsletter

Malcolm Fish describes the termly newsletter sent to students, who are often working in various locations, that provides a link with the department and an opportunity to send out useful but non-urgent information.

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Course timeline

Malcolm Fish describes how he helps support 5th year medical students by providing a timeline, incorporating e.g. deadlines, in addition to their complicated timetable.

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Tutorial Staff Newsletter

Prof Graham Thompson talks about communication between multiple tutorial staff on the same course via his use of a newsletter. All of Graham Thompson’s contributions should be viewed in the context of the caveats in his introduction “There is no silver bullet“.

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