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Articles tagged "support"

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Student Experience of Learning Resources

This spotlight focuses on the student experience of learning resources at Queen Mary. It contains the resources and results of the investigations and research carried out by the Students’ Union and presented at the 2012 Student Experience Seminar.

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Supporting disabled students at Queen Mary

In this spotlight we shall look briefly at supporting disabled students in their study at Queen Mary. This includes looking at the specialist support and facilities available to students, discussing some of the specific difficulties that some students face in order to be aware of where help or adjustment may be needed and also some of the simple things that can be done to aid students study more effectively.

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Challenges for International Students: Staff-Student Relationship

Will Hutton interviews international students on the foundation programme and discusses challenges they face in a series of videos. In this video they discuss the different staff-student relationship.

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Challenges for International Students: Language and Culture

Will Hutton interviews international students on the foundation programme and discusses challenges they face in a series of videos. In this video they discuss language and culture.

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Building relationships with students

Dr Roberto Veneziani describes the simple ways that he tries to build up learning and teaching relationships with his students.

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Mobility and availability when teaching

Dr Akram Alomainy discusses the importance of being mobile during classes and labs and available to help and interact with students.

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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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Showing interest in students’ progress

Malcolm Fish explains how helpful it can be for students who are getting on with their course, but not necessarily struggling, to know that interest is taking in their progress.

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PASS

Dr Debbie Andrews and student Mel Gabriel talk about the Peer Assisted Study Support (PASS) programme at Queen Mary, which enables students to receive help from other more experienced students acting in the role of mentor. Dr Andrews is the Peer Mentoring Coordinator and Mel is one of the mentors on the scheme.

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Support available for students with mental health issues

David Walmsley describes for tutors, the range of support that is available for their students with mental health issues within the college from the Disability and Dyslexia service.

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