Due to strike action at the University, several sessions in the staff and pedagogic development programme had to be rescheduled. This mainly affected the sessions on developing professionalism in students. As material becomes available, it will be added to this page. In this section, Jenny Silverthorne presented the Learning@Lunch session on Teaching and Learning about […]
In these videos, Dianne Burns presents ideas for improving your large group teaching. Her tips cover organising your lectures, making your lectures unmissable, and bringing your large group teaching sessions to life. A list of references is also provided if you wish to find out more.
In all teaching scenarios it is important to think about not only what you want the learners to achieve during the session, but also what the learning environment will be like and whether there are particular challenges which need to be addressed to ensure learning opportunities are optimised. Large group teaching can provide unique challenges […]
January’s programme focuses on the difficulties and opportunities posed by teaching large groups of students.
October’s Masterclass looked at maximising deep learning in students. The slides from the session can be found below.
This masterclass covered a number of psychological constructs and theories that can be applied to staff-student interactions and teaching and learning in general. The over-arching aim of the session was to inspire us to always work with our students as individuals who bring their own unique set of characteristics, skills and experiences to the learning […]
The off-campus students’ project was developed 3 years ago after it was identified that retention and achievement levels at university were being affected by whether students chose to live at home rather than move into student housing. This group also intersects strongly with mature students, student parents and student carers who are given their own […]
Enhancing the student experience is the priority for September’s programme. We will look into different aspects of supporting student learning, particularly in terms of thinking about the different challenges that students may face and the impact this may have on their experience at University.
The Digital Literacy Learning@Lunch seminar was recorded for those who were unable to make it to the session. You can find the video on this page.
Talking the Digital Habitat into Being This seminar, the first in the Learning@Lunch series, is given by Andrew Whitworth, Director or Teaching and Learning Strategy, Manchester Institute of Education, University of Manchester.