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  • Guidelines for using blogs in higher education teaching -6 tips

    Oliver Walton, University of Bath, October 2016 Why use blogs in your teaching? Blogs are becoming more widely used in higher education, and a growing body of evidence has explored how they can enhance learning and teaching (Oravac 2003, Williams...

  • Engaged learning through impediment free and active teaching

    Peter A. Sloan FHEA PhD MChemPhys, Department of Physics Peter wrote small piece on his approach and philosophy to teaching with a copy first published on his blog - here it is:

  • Transition to University Mathematics 2: Maths at University

    This is the second of two posts introducing some of the background ideas to consider when looking at the transition to university mathematics. The first post focused on the transition and the specific problems and issues frequently noted for mathematics....

  • Transition to University Mathematics 1: Transition

    This is the first of two posts shared to introduce some of the background and theoretical ideas to consider regarding the transition to university mathematics, as well as provide an insight and links to some of the literature and scholarship in this area....

  • Training the Trainers to Enhance Peer Support

    Summary Peer learning schemes at the University of Bath are student-led, discipline-owned and centrally coordinated through the Students’ Union. The success of these programmes relies both on enthusiastic volunteers and an intensive training package that fully prepares students for their...

  • Department GTA Support: Chemistry

    This case study from Chemistry, is part of a series providing short summaries of some of the different good practice models and approaches taken to department level support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). The Department of Chemistry moved GTA training...

  • Department GTA Support: Mathematics

    This case study from Mathematical Sciences, is part of a series providing short summaries of some of the different good practice models and approaches taken to department level support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). The Department of Mathematical Sciences has...

  • Department GTA Support: Chemical Engineering

    This case study from Chemical Engineering, is part of a series providing short summaries of some of the different good practice models and approaches taken to department level support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). In Chemical Engineering a member of...

  • Department GTA Support: SPS

    This case study from Social and Policy Sciences, is part of a series providing short summaries of some of the different good practice models and approaches taken to department level support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). Support for GTAs in...

  • Department GTA Support: Computer Science

    This case study from Computer Science, is part of a series providing short summaries of some of the different good practice models and approaches taken to department level support for graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). Computer Science created a specific named role...