Case Study: Active Learning Design

We recently faced a challenging teaching situation – accommodating 170+ individuals for the opening session of a highly interactive and student-led module, in a raked lecture theatre with a 150 seat capacity, poor acoustics and very limited access in and out of the seats.   Continue Reading

Research Seminar – Designing Dynamic Curricula

As part of the Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication Seminar Series for 2017-18, I delivered an updated version of my conference paper Designing Dynamic Curricula: Leaving Space for Students to Live, Love and Learn. Continue Reading

Rising to the challenge – reflections on a year teaching Global Challenges

I have now been teaching in the Global Challenges field for over a year. Most of my previous Higher Education teaching had been in social sciences following a fairly standard lecture-seminar format.  On joining the Global Challenges team, I was looking forward to adopting more innovative pedagogical practices and, a year on, I have not been disappointed.

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