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Teaching Excellence Framework

Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) successes

The following staff have successfully completed the Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) and achieved recognition by the Higher Education Academy at Fellow, Senior Fellow or Principal Fellow level. PRINCIPAL FELLOW Dr Julie Cullen, Principal Teaching Fellow, Health Sciences. SENIOR FELLOWS: Professor Patrick James, Professor of Energy and Buildings within Engineering and the Environment. Dr Thomas Logothetis, Senior Teaching Fellow, Chemistry. Continue reading →

Immersive and interactive experiences for students

Do you think your students would benefit from a fieldtrip to a city, site of special scientific interest, or a professional setting? If you would like to arrange something but can’t due to time, financial, or timetabling commitments, why not give them a virtual version?  Thinglink 360 is a tool which allows people to create interactive images and videos which are more immersive than before. Continue reading →

Special Interest Groups – What’s on

ILIaD Special Interest Groups (SIGs) bring together staff to share good practice, learn from one another and collaborate, or to look in more depth at a specific area of Education excellence or innovation. In support of the Education Enhancement Theme, last year saw the establishment of a number of new Technology Enhanced Learning  SIGS which are now going from strength to strength. Continue reading →

Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) successes

The following staff have successfully completed the Professional Recognition of Educator Practice Framework (PREP) and achieved recognition by the Higher Education Academy at Fellow, Senior Fellow or Principal Fellow level. PRINCIPAL FELLOW Associate Professor, Dr Lisa Roberts, Health Sciences. SENIOR FELLOWS: Dr Miranda Dodd, Programme Director for PGCE Primary, Education. Dr Basel Halak, Electronics and Computer Science. Continue reading →

The Faculty Approach to Transformative Assessment (FATA) project

  The Faculty of Engineering and the Environment is committed to increasing the formative work undertaken by students, improving the usefulness and speed of feedback on progress, identifying early individuals failing to make adequate academic progress in order to try to rectify the situation within year and at the same time, reducing the assessment load for academic staff and the administrative load on the Faculty Student Office. Continue reading →

Introduction to Teaching Skills for Postgraduates – feedback

At the request of academic units and faculties, over 380 new doctoral researchers will be involved in teaching activities this year as demonstrators or seminar leaders. To ensure doctoral researchers are supported and prepared for this activity, Introduction to Teaching Skills workshops (ITSPG) have been taking place each week since the start of term supported by local courses within academic units or faculties. Continue reading →

CoP Membership news

As we start the new academic year, the following staff are welcomed as Affiliates to the Community of Education Practice: Dr Helen Roberts, Associate Professor and Honorary Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, within Medicine. Dr Susie Rebelo Hopkins, Senior Teaching Fellow within Medicine. Daryl Peel, Professional Specialist in Learning Design, Institute for Learning Innovation and Development (ILIaD). Continue reading →