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Sharing ideas for Learning and Teaching

Topic: Reflections

Knowing yourself as a teacher

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Dr Ainius Lasas, from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath, reflects on the importance of knowing yourself as a teacher and where that may be an advantage or a disadvantage.

 

Different sources of feedback

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Dr Ainius Lasas, from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath, reflects on the useful and sometimes unexpected little ideas gained from additional feedback from different sources, even when one thinks things are going well.

 

Cultural contexts and approaches

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Dr Ainius Lasas, from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath, discusses some ways in which the different cultural and academic backgrounds of his students lead to different approaches, which may be at odds with the required approach in a session.

 

Guiding the learning path

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Dr Ainius Lasas, from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath, discusses how he views he role as a guide leading students to see connections and through a path of concepts he wants them to explore, but to see this for themselves

 

Balancing style, goals and students

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Dr Ainius Lasas, from the Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies at the University of Bath, discusses the balance between ones own personal style as a teacher, the specific learning goals you have for a course and the students preferences and what they want. Can you please everyone?

 

Bringing material to life

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Dr Fabio Nemetz from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Bath, leads this video looking at using multimedia to bring media to life in a lecture, with contributions from students and examples from other staff. This video is part of a set in which Fabio and his students discuss techniques he uses do try to make lectures more engaging.

Video Producer: David James