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Virtual Exchange for Internationalisation

Virtual exchanges can support internationalisation of curricula as well as developing a range of skills that students might need to live and work internationally. This collaborative case study covers the who, how and why of incorporating virtual exchanges into the MA in Applied Linguistics and TESOL.

Creativity and Innovation Challenge – A Combined Honours Case Study

Creativity and Innovation challenges are interactive, intensive, competitive student events that the Enterprise Team run with a variety of disciplines. Students are put into teams and presented with the opportunity to work collaboratively on a real life ‘problem’ that they need to solve through developing a product, service or intervention. Read on to find out what happened in Combined Honours…

Dr James Gerrard

Over the Threshold: formative work in the first days at university

Archaeology students submit an formative piece, “What will I get from my degree?” near the start of Semester 1. Find out more from Dr James Gerrard in this Case Study.

Tom Astley

Assessment and feedback

Tom Astley, winner of the Outstanding Contribution to Feedback Teaching Excellence Award shares his approach to providing continuous feedback to students.

Peer review to improve essay writing for first years in School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics

Dr Kirsten MacLeod, Lecturer School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? Introduced compulsory Peer Review for First Year students. Who is involved? Dr Stacy Gillis, Dr Ruth Connolly and Dr Kirsten MacLeod introduced a peer review component for first term survey modules. Seminar tutors divide all of Read more about Peer review to improve essay writing for first years in School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics[…]

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Shared sense-making through practical application of filmic storytelling for non-film students in literature

Dr Tina Gharavi, Senior Lecturer School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics Humanities and Social Sciences What did you do? I am a filmmaker and Senior Lecturer who uses practice-based learning to teach students about theory and application of learning/skills Who is involved? Only myself and third year students How do you do it? I Read more about Shared sense-making through practical application of filmic storytelling for non-film students in literature[…]