Tagged: teaching and learning

Learning, Teaching and Research staff conference – Call for contributions

Glyndwr University

Glyndŵr Spring 2017 staff conference will focus on the links between learning & teaching and research.  This is a one-day event, on Thursday 6th April 2017 (10am – 6pm), and incorporating Glyndŵr Open House for Researchers events. Event organisers would be very …

University of Worcester helps launch a curriculum to inform dementia education

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The University of Worcester is part of a group of UK Universities which has developed a Curriculum for Dementia Education, designed as a guide for universities developing the content of higher education programmes for health and social care professionals. The …

HEA grant awarded for teaching and learning seminar

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The Philosophy team at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham has been successfully awarded a grant from the Higher Education Academy (HEA) to run a workshop exploring student teaching and assessment methods. The grant was awarded to Dr Stephen Rainey, Research Fellow in …

British Academy grant funds research into teacher education

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As a result of recent research grant from the British Academy exploring the Finnish teacher education system, Dr Jennifer Chung at St Mary’s University College, Twickenham is running an end of project seminar at the Houses of Parliament on Wednesday 30th October. Dr Chung, Education and …

Time to teach learners about the real world says new published research

The University of Winchester

Teachers should forget about just producing young people with good exam results and instead focus on equipping them with 21st century habits of mind so they can survive in uncertain times, according to new research. There is a growing consensus …

Worcester Lecturer Helping to Develop Education in Malawi

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A University of Worcester lecturer has been putting his expertise in teacher education in Africa to good use this summer, by taking part in a project to support inclusive education in Malawi. Gareth Dart, Course Leader for Education Studies, travelled …

Glyndŵr to deliver teaching, learning and research in Immersive Learning Environment

Glyndwr University

Computing students attending Glyndŵr University will learn how to create fear using virtual rats, bats and zombies in a cutting-edge learning dome. The Immersive Learning Environment is one of many ground breaking new techniques used on different courses at the …

Lorna Goodwin & Yvette Wharton: Living up to our students’ expectations – using student voice to influence the way academics think about their undergraduates learning and their own teaching

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Understanding the student learning experience is essential if Higher Education institutions are to provide an education for the 21st century.  This study investigated students’ perspectives on their learning experiences and to give undergraduates a chance to influence the way academics …

Glyndwr University showcases Immersive Learning Environment and METIman

Glyndwr University

A trailblazing learning bubble and £30,000 medical mannequin were the stars of a groundbreaking health event. Wrexham Assembly member Lesley Griffiths, the Welsh Minister for Local Government, joined Glyndŵr University Health Sciences department for a day of workshops, assessments and …

Crossing Borders: Exploring Teaching and E-Learning methods in International student-staff collaboration

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This 1-day workshop aims to share existing projects and new approaches as a means to inspire future international and cross-disciplinary teaching and e-learning collaboration in Higher Education. The day will involve presentations, demonstration and activities allowing presenters and delegates to …

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