Project ID - TIS000436
Tutoring in University The aims of the project are: 1. To provide support for year 1 students in practical classes within the School of Computing and Mathematics. 2. To deepen students' understanding of fundamental topics in computing. 3. To provide students with an opportunity for peer learning. 4. To promote inter-student engagement across years of their programme of study. 5. To enhance year 1 engagement with the learning opportunities provided through practical classes.

There is 6 places on this project and 6 places left

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Project offered at

Ulster University Jordanstown
BT37 0QB


Jose Santos

Student Skills

The project will support year 1 modules within the School of Computing and Mathematics and hence student preferences can be aligned to individual modules. The key areas for which support is primarily sought is in relation to computer programming, mathematics and interactive multimedia.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

The student learning outcomes are linked to the module(s) which the student tutor will support.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

At the end of the project, student tutors will be able to: 1. Demonstrate a deep understanding of fundamental computing related knowledge. 2. Understand how different students learn and hence be able to reflect on their own approach to learning. 3. Communicate technical concepts. 4. Understand basic pedagogic practice.

Extra Information

It is possible for an applicant to consider engaging with the project for Semester 1 only or indeed for Semester 2 only.

About tutoring in schools

Tutoring in Schools is a programme that places Ulster University student tutors in a primary, secondary or special school.

The programme is open to all Ulster students who wish to enhance their student experience and strengthen their skillsets.

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Benefits of the scheme

The benefits of the Tutoring in Schools programme are widely recognised by all participating parties.
It encourages positive interaction between University student tutors and school pupils where the former can act as positive role models and ambassadors.

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