Category Archives: academic practice

Inspiring Student Engagement with Team-Based Learning

In 2016, Professor Christine Jarvis, the Pro Vice-Chancellor Teaching and Learning made funds available for teaching and learning development projects that could make an impact on teaching, learning and assessment. As a result, the seven schools at the University of … Continue reading

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‘Discover, dream, design and deliver’ curriculum design workshops

This blog post was written by Dr Liz Bennett, Director of Teaching and Learning in the School of Education and Professional Development and Dr Sue Folley, Academic Developer with a focus on the use of digital tools within teaching. In … Continue reading

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Collaborating and connecting in learning spaces

The Teaching and Learning Institute carried out a small scale evaluation of a new classroom named the ‘collaborative learning suite. We interviewed three members of staff, a technical manager and undertook four classroom observations between Sep 2015 and June 2016. … Continue reading

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Peer Mentoring to engage students and support transition to Higher Education

The Teaching and Learning Institute is gathering short case studies of academic practice to enable colleagues to share their approaches to teaching and learning more widely and encourage interdisciplinary and interprofessional learning. The Teaching and Learning Institute coordinates, evaluates and … Continue reading

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MyReading: supporting student learning and library development

The Teaching and Learning Institute is gathering short case studies of academic practice to enable colleagues to share their approaches to teaching and learning more widely and encourage interdisciplinary and inter-professional learning. The Teaching and Learning Institute coordinates, evaluates and disseminates inspiring and innovative teaching … Continue reading

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Embedding Sustainability meaningfully

The Teaching and Learning Institute organises a seminar series where National Teaching Fellows and University Teaching Fellows from the University of Huddersfield share their expertise and experience. In this session on 19th May, Dr Carlo Fabricatore talked about his work … Continue reading

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Playing at Uni: Play, games, and creative teaching to transform student learning.

The Teaching and Learning Institute organises a seminar series where National Teaching Fellows from the University of Huddersfield share their expertise and experience. Andrew Walsh facilitated a NTF/UTF workshop on 18th April “Playing at Uni: Play, games, and creative teaching … Continue reading

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