TEACHING REPORT

Françoise Janod-Groves

Activities in 1993 of this Associate Lecturer (Level A academic) were directed mainly at teaching, although other activities also took place.

TEACHING

BMedSc: Human Life Sciences 2

Lectures: 6, on respiration.

Tutorials: 33, each of 1 h, on all topics of the curriculum.

Practicals: 32, each of 3 h, in all topics of the curriculum (in-charge of 16 classes on: MEMPOT, respiration, permeability and toad skin).

Dentistry 2

Practical classes: 3, of 3 h each, on blood pressure.

Medicine 2

Tutorial: 3, of 1 h, on endocrinology and cardiovascular.

Practical classes: 24: 8, each of 3 h, on toad skin (in-charge); 14, each of 3 h, on skeletal muscle, endocrinology, cardiovascular and respiration; 2, each of 4 h, on urine production.

Science 2

Practical classes: 1, of 5 h, on electrophysiology of nerve.

Science Auxiliary

Tutorials: 2, of 1 h each, on cell physiology

Practical classes: 2 on MEMPOT (in-charge).

Human Life Sciences 3

Small group tutorials: 19, each of 1 h, on all topics of the curriculum.

Neurosciences 3/Cardiovascular 3/Science 3

Lecture: 1 on voltage clamp techniques.

Practical classes: 7: 6, of 3 h each on AXOVACS (in-charge), neuromuscular junction, cardiovascular; 1, of 6 h, on haemodynamics.

Assessment of students

Setting and marking of exams on lectures; organizing and setting the practical exams for HLS2.

Setting and marking of exams on the practical component of the end of semester exams for Medicine 2, Dentistry 2 and Human Life Science 2.

Marking regularly set quizzes for Science 2.

Marking of two long reports for Human Life Sciences 2.

Student consultations

Considerable assistance was given to students in need of help.

Total distribution (hours of formal teaching)

Dent2 HLS2 Med2 Sci2 SAux HLS3 Sci3 Total

Lectures - 6 - - - - 1 7

Practical classes (no.) 9(3) 96(32) 74(24) 5(1) 2(2) - 24(7) 210

Tutorials - 33 3 - 2 19 - 57

Preparation 1 20 5 - - 50 - 76

Administration - 50 - - - - - 50

Student consultations - 100 - - - 50 150

Marking essays - 50 - - - - - 50

Setting exams 5 30 5 - - - 40

Marking exams 15 50 15 - - - 80

Total formal contact teaching time = 274 h

Total time = 720 h

OTHER ACTIVITIES in 1993

Assessment of computer software

Educational computer software packages were assessed in collaboration with John Cossey.

Course administrative work

In collaboration with Roger Dampney, organization, word processing and editing of the Course Guide and Physiology practical book for the Human Life Sciences 2 course. In collaboration with Miriam Frommer, organization of the timetable for practicals and tutorials for the Physiology part of the Human Life Sciences course.

In collaboration with David Cook, organization of the timetable and placement of students in groups of the Human Life Sciences 3 small group tutorials.

Preparation and submission of an application to the Ethics Committee for the urine practical on behalf of David Cook.

Service to University

As Discrimination Adviser, assistance was provided to members of staff and students with problems relating to discrimination matters (1990-present).

In collaboration with Prof. Sue Dorsh, investigation of a sexual harassment complaint.