Early Challenge Essay to tackle Plagiarism
In order to help tackle some problems with plagiarism on a postgraduate programme in the School of Management, an early essay was introduced. This case study from Dr Bruce Rayton provides the background, information on the essay, and the results...
Dr Fiona Dickinson, from the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath, explains her use of concept bite videos in a concept bite video. This is a recorded version of a case study presentation at a Director of Studies...
Joint student, practice, and academic conference
Nick Willsmer, from the Department for Heath at the University of Bath, discusses a funded project initiated by a student to run a conference for the Sports Performance field that involved a range of senior external academics as keynotes and...
Peer marking for writing skills
Prof Andrew Heath, from the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath, describes how he uses peer marking in a course to help students develop writing skills as they attempt lab reports: In this second video,...
Dr Euan Spence, from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath, discusses the need for new undergraduates to learn how to write mathematics, words as well as equations.
Theorem, Idea, Proof
Dr Euan Spence, from the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Bath, discusses the challenge for new undergraduates of learning proofs from a maths course, and teaching the central idea of the proof as a key stage.
Evolving computational techniques in teaching
Dr Christopher Pudney, from the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Bath, discusses updating the computational techniques used by students to keep up with evolving modern computer power and modern practice in reality.
Using quick informal student feedback
Dr Christopher Pudney, from the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Bath, discusses the benefits of using quick informal methods to gain student feedback for his teaching.
Screencasting Problem Solutions
Prof Tina Düren from the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bath discusses her use of screencast recording of solutions to problem sheet questions on her course.
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...