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Module

BUS3998 : Academic Tutoring (Inactive)

  • Inactive for Year: 2021/22
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Robin Pesch
  • Lecturer: Dr Victoria Pagan, Professor Alan McKinlay, Dr Sawlat Zaman, Mrs Angela Mazzetti
  • Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semesters
ECTS Credits: 0.0

Aims

The module aims to provide a series of present-in-person (PiP) learning opportunities to build a cohesive student learning community (for N200 N120 N121 that can work effectively in on-line sessions, and to build on and enhance the learning and skills development activities that occur elsewhere on the programme. The sessions are integrated into the programme to provide learning and community building activities that particularly benefit from present-in-person learning. The module will be supported as necessary with online learning activities.

Outline Of Syllabus

The syllabus incorporates four key areas that are linked to the module learning outcomes. These include:
1.       Peer support
2.       Organisational skills
3.       Critical evaluation and writing
4.       Research in business and organisational studies

The module builds on and supports the skills and learning developed in the core / compulsory modules at each stage. In semester 1, the module will include
2 x one-hour sessions per week for each stage, in total 16 PiP learning activities per stage. The 16 PiP learning activities will include

Teaching Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching21:002:00Sem 1 group personal tutor sessions
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00Sem 1 programme team sessions such as group icebreaker act and programme specific topics
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching21:002:00Sem 2 group personal tutor sessions
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching41:004:00Sem 2 programme team sessions such as group icebreaker act and programme specific topics
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops101:0010:00Sem 2 learning activities - such as working in a virtual environment or career development
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesWorkshops101:0010:00Sem 1 learning activities - such as working in a virtual environment or career development
Total32:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

N/A

Assessment Methods

Please note that module leaders are reviewing the module teaching and assessment methods for Semester 2 modules, in light of the Covid-19 restrictions. There may also be a few further changes to Semester 1 modules. Final information will be available by the end of August 2020 in for Semester 1 modules and the end of October 2020 for Semester 2 modules.

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Portfolio1M100There is no assessment for this module
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

There is no assessment for this module

Reading Lists

Timetable