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‘Mental health isn’t addressed properly’: students on the pressures of university

Reposted from the Guardian Higher Education Network. With the number of students seeking counselling on the rise, we asked you to tell us about your experience of dealing with mental health issues at university Elle, 20, was studying politics but … Continue reading

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Some strategies for improving assessment and feedback

I attended a conference on assessment and feedback in Edinburgh in May 2016.  Here are a few learning points on assessment and feedback practice that you might find useful: 10 things I learnt at the SEDA Conference on Assessment and … Continue reading

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Improve ISS/NSS metrics on your course

Use these NUS learning and teaching resources to improve student satisfaction on your course.  The resources include a Comprehensive Guide to Learning and Teaching, a resource for Students Unions, but also a useful tool for teaching teams to enhance current practice.  … Continue reading

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Creative pedagogies

6 things I learnt at the GLAD Conference ‘Creative Pedagogies across Disciplines’, February 2016, Birmingham. With an increasing national debate on the meaning of excellence in teaching and learning and the introduction of the ‘Teaching Excellence Framework’ later this academic year, … Continue reading

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How has Google affected the way students learn?

I recently came across this article on the excellent Mindshift blog about how Google is affecting the way students learn. In the article, the author considers how the ability to ‘search’ is changing how students approach their learning, and the … Continue reading

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Learning and Teaching Seminar Series

‘First Year Experience in the Faculty of Arts, University of Auckland’ Monday 26 October  12.30-2pm – Room 120, UCA Epsom In the first of a series of Learning and Teaching Seminars, we are delighted to welcome Dr Margaret Henley from the … Continue reading

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