Yearly Archives: 2019

National award for teaching excellence is a whole team effort!

The recent announcement that the Central Foundation Years Programme won a national Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) by AdvanceHE seems like the perfect time to share with colleagues more about the Programme and the reasons why Advance HE chose

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Students as Partners in Teaching and Learning

By Yuki Kikuchi, BSc Business and Management I was awarded a student researcher bursary to attend the recent SEDA Spring Teaching Learning and Assessment Conference 2019 to present my research into improving student information on module choice to help enhance

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The 3rd Active Learning Conference

Colleagues, Registration for the third Active Learning Network conference is now open. It takes place here at Sussex on 11 June and is free to all.  Dr Wendy Garnham from the School of Psychology has been instrumental in setting up

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My Experience Using Lego Serious Play to Teach Human Resources/Organisational Behaviour

By Vasilis Gkogkidis Introduction LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® (referred to as LSP for the rest of the article) is a methodology to facilitate workshops where participants respond to tasks by building symbolic and metaphorical models with LEGO bricks and present them to

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Embedding Information Literacy Teaching Within The Curriculum

By Suzanne Tatham When students embark on academic life at university, they have lots of new things to deal with. For many students, it may be the first time they’ve been asked to write a substantial piece of work using

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By Jenni Rose Having just come from the Flourishing in Academia course run by CABA and the ICAEW has made me reflect on what flourishing really means in the life of an academic. The term “Flourish” comes from Martin Seligman’s

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‘Challenging the Deficit Model across Disciplines’: Call for Papers

We are inviting submissions for the two-day Foundation Year Network Annual Conference, hosted by the University of Sussex on the 10th and 11th July 2019. Much recent research in transitional pedagogies has sought to critique the ‘deficit model’ of learning

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Submission for Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE) 2019

Submit a workshop, research paper, PechaKucha presentation, poster or roundtable for LTSE 2019 Learning, Teaching & Student Experience (LTSE) is the UK’s leading conference on business and management education. The collegiate atmosphere makes it an ideal opportunity for learning, idea-sharing, personal development

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