Resources to help you improve your teaching.
Student Remediation Programmes in Higher Education
The teacher-student relationship is a critical factor in the remediation of struggling undergraduate students.
Trust and Active Learning
It can be challenging for lecturers to encourage trust from their students. A US study has explored the importance of this and the impact it may have on student performance.
Gamification in Statistics Teaching
A recent study has shown that adding challenge-based games to the teaching of statistics increases student test scores by almost 35%.
Active Learning Strategies
Active in-class learning can help foster community and student engagement in STEM classrooms, particularly with underrepresented groups.
Research Project Assessments and Supervisor Marking
Is general assessment more important than subject knowledge and scientific argument for marking student dissertations?
Pretesting Reduces Mind-wandering and Enhances Learning During Online Lectures
At any given lecture, between a third and a half of students may experience mind-wandering, with the frequency of this phenomenon increasing with time spent in the lecture.
Group work assessment best practice
Here we will look at some advantages and disadvantages in the methods used to assess collaborative learning and provide recommendations for how it should be assessed.
Challenges of Collaborative Learning and its Assessment
By having students learn and work together, they can develop a variety of soft skills, one of the main challenges for teachers and students however is the assessment of collaborative learning activities.
Project-Based Learning in Engineering
A case study in the application of project based learning and the skills it aims to teach.
Christine Enowmbi Tambe
Inverted Learning: Turning Traditional Teaching Methods Upside-Down
Inverted learning techniques can offer numerous benefits and improvements in student satisfaction over traditional teaching methods.
Audio and Video Feedback in Online Learning Environments
With increasing student numbers, video feedback is an opportunity to improve relationships with students and their perception of feedback
Students have found 2-stage examinations to be more useful for their learning, utilising a pool of knowledge to distribute exam pressures
With rising student numbers in further education, face-to-face feedback offers an opportunity to personalise feedback
Quectures - Flipped Classrooms and Polling
Pre-lecture material and engagement allows students to overcome their own misconceptions about topics
Increasing Student Engagement in Online Modules
This study highlights the importance of tutor engagement with students and other key aspects for the successful delivery of online courses.
Key Elements of Team Teaching
Important elements to be considered for a successful team-teaching experience (in Higher Education).
Student Feedback on Flipped Teaching
Flipping the classroom gets better results but how does it effect student feedback on, and performance in, their classes?