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Sharing ideas for Learning and Teaching

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Have you got an example of a teaching technique that is really effective? Would you like to pick up ideas from colleagues or hear about the key trends and latest innovations across the HE sector?

This blog provides an up-to-date collection of information, project summaries, brief case studies, hints and tips and other resources on learning and teaching from the University of Bath and beyond. It aims to promote, celebrate and catalogue good practice at the University; your contributions are always welcome

If you are willing to share some of your methods, practices, experiences, or lessons learnt from your teaching, these can be very helpful as examples to colleagues here and new academics. These could be single, quick to describe, methods or larger projects. They do not need to be ‘innovative’ or new.

We can help you to create, quickly and informally,

  • Video – short (2-3min) informal talking head video filmed in your office
  • Audio – discussion around a microphone (5-10mins)
  • Written – short (1-2 page) written account

Contact Academic Staff Development to begin the exchange of your ideas.

Types of resources

The resources have been organised into the following categories:

  • Case Studies - case studies of practice, projects or simple methods
  • Reflections - discussions on learning and teaching topics based on experience
  • Briefings - introductions and information on learning and teaching topics

The posts in these categories are tagged by topics and with the Faculty and Department of contributors.

Searching

If you wish to search for resources on particular topics you can:

  • Use the search box on the right hand side
  • Click on a tag of the relevant topic (either from a post or the tag cloud on the right)

Advanced: You can bring up all posts with multiple tags in common, to restrict the search more narrowly, via the following method. In the address bar type:

http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/exchange/tag/tag1+tag2

where tag1 and tag2 are the short url versions of the tag (slugs), which you can see by hovering over the tag in question (to see the slug at the end of the linked url) e.g.

http://blogs.bath.ac.uk/exchange/tag/flipping+HSS

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