Spotlight on: Developing Student Experience Through ‘Course Leader Surgeries

Welcome to our Spotlight On Series.

Blog Posts that aim to highlight good practice and support from colleagues at Hallam.

Today:  Developing Student Experience Through ‘Course Leader Surgeries

James FenwickSenior Lecturer and Course Leader BA (Hons) Media SSA- A case study.

James presented a case study of his use of ‘course leader surgeries’ as a means of engaging students during the abrupt transition to online learning in 2020. This session presented an overview of the surgeries, how they worked in practice, and their potential impact on the student experience. The surgeries were an online space for students to come together to discuss anxieties and problems and collaborate on solutions. The session concluded with reflections on the potential future use of the course leader surgeries and opened up the discussion to session participants. Take a look at;