Two-Metre Rule Could Mean Only 20% of Students on Campus for Lectures

Posted in Teaching on May 28th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Ireland’s current two-metre social distancing protocols could mean Trinity is able to accommodate just 20% of students for lectures on campus when it re-opens, The University Times has learned …” (more)

[Donal MacNamee, University Times, 28 May]

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‘Medical school an exciting opportunity for Derry’ – Mullan

Posted in Governance and administration on May 28th, 2020 by steve

Ireland“Sinn Féin MLA Karen Mullan has said the delivery of a medical school at the Magee campus is an exciting opportunity for Derry and the north west. Speaking after receiving a letter from the Health Minister restating the Executive’s commitment to completing the project, the Foyle MLA said …” (more)

[Sinn Féin, 28 May]

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Transparency needed over Magee Medical School

Posted in Governance and administration on May 28th, 2020 by steve

“Foyle SDLP MLA Sinead McLaughlin has called for greater transparency over the progress on the Magee Medical School. Last week Deputy First Minister Michelle O’Neill announced that the Magee Medical School had been agreed and that students would start next September …” (more)

[Derry Now, 27 May]

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Lifting the lockdown means thinking through the implications for student conduct

Posted in Governance and administration on May 28th, 2020 by steve

“When a university brings a student to a town or city but keeps them largely off campus because of Covid-19, what happens next? Jim Dickinson paints a picture …” (more)

[Wonkhe, 27 Msy]

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Testing the equivalence of online and on campus learning

Posted in Teaching on May 28th, 2020 by steve

“Our thousand-year-old model of higher education has been strongly culturally transmitted. It is based on creating environments and facilities that ensure efficiency and effectiveness for university teaching and a ‘place to be’ for the students, in social and academic communities …” (more)

[Gilly Salmon, Wonkhe, 27 May]

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