Presentation on theme: "Being a successful student at Imperial; what does it take? Martyn Kingsbury and Sarah Worton."— Presentation transcript:
Being a successful student at Imperial; what does it take? Martyn Kingsbury and Sarah Worton
What do YOU think it takes to become a successful student at Imperial? Individually write down on the paper in front of you what you think will help you to become a successful student at Imperial. Reflect
This session will consider the expectations of studying at Imperial from both a student and college perspective. This will include an exploration of what is special about learning at a university like Imperial. Aims and Expectations
Why did you choose to come to Imperial? In groups of 4 discuss what motivated you to choose to study at Imperial, be prepared to feedback. Discussion
Our vision and Mission To harness the quality, breadth and depth of our research capabilities to address the difficult challenges of today and the future. To develop the next generation of researchers, scientists and academics. To provide an education for students from around the world that equips them with the knowledge and skills they require to pursue their ambitions. What does all this mean for this mean for learning at Imperial?
How are you expecting to learn at a place like Imperial? Discuss this question in pairs. Do you think learning here will be any different to how you have learnt in the past and why? Join another pair and compare previous experiences. Discussion
Why does all of this matter? Imperial College London is…. On the edge of research Dealing in the unknown Innovative Setting the agenda Solution focused Creating new knowledge Imperial College London students should be…. Independent Resilient Resourceful Leaders Collaborative Creative
Learning To be a successful student at Imperial you need to be part of the process of transforming and creating new knowledge and not simply a recipient of established knowledge. The Nuremberg Funnel is an old German legend about a magical funnel into which could be poured all necessary knowledge, condensed so that even the simplest mind could understand. It is the simplest means of teaching; place, pour, and accept.
What do you NOW think it takes to become a successful student at Imperial? Have your opinions changed? What do you think now?