Tag: teaching excellence

Your CPD in teaching and learning

The Teaching Academy is here to support you in developing your teaching and learning practice. Whether you are looking for a professionally-accredited programme or…

Teaching Awards

Colleagues across our Faculty regularly demonstrate innovative and inclusive teaching practice, going the extra mile to ensure our students’ learning experience is the very best it can be. Whether you know a colleague who does great work or want to celebrate your own teaching practice, the University has several awards dedicated to recognising excellence in teaching and learning.

Factsheet: Embedding Employability in the Curriculum

As well as providing opportunities for students to develop graduate skills in the curriculum it is important that we enable students to articulate the skills they are developing as they move through their programme.

Using mobile devices to support student participation in Maths tutorials

Case Study: This project was set up to explore a way to enable all students to apply themselves to tutorial questions as well as affording the additional possibility of enabling students to remain anonymous when showing their maths workings to the class and when receiving feedback on these workings.

Video creation with ExplainEverything – A simple equation

Case Study: Creating video for teaching and learning does not have to be complicated or time consuming to be effective. With a good plan and the right equipment you could produce some simple introductory videos similar to the ones produced by Dr Louise Walker, Associate Vice-Dean for Teaching and Learning within the School of Mathematics.

Weaving on the web – a weave catalogue for fashion students

Case Study: Until recently, the School of Materials directed learners to paper-based resources to look at weave structures. This was becoming increasingly unpopular with learners, as the books with this information are expensive to buy and are in high demand in the University library.

Celina Jones from the School of Materials contacted the FSE eLearning team to propose the creation of an online catalogue of weave structures.