Category Archives: Research

Improving UG Student Achievement and Satisfaction through understanding Assessment Criteria

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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Approaches to developing students’ oral presentation skills

This blog post was written by Chris Ireland, Academic Skills Tutor in the Business School at the University of Huddersfield. In this post he presents his experiences with supporting students to improve their oral presentation skills. Chris is currently undertaking … 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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Personalised library support for academic staff

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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Teaching and Research Beyond Text

The Teaching and Learning Institute organises a seminar series where National Teaching Fellows from the University of Huddersfield share their expertise and experience. In this session on 27th April,  Professor Michael Clarke talked about and demonstrated some of the interactive … Continue reading

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High quality Huddersfield student research in second volume of Fields

The University of Huddersfield has just published the second volume of the newly established journal of Huddersfield student research and at the launch event on 11th February in Heritage Quay student authors and staff gathered together to celebrate. Fields is quite … Continue reading

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