This week’s innovative teaching case study features Dr Shilan Dargahi, Lecturer in Economics. Last year Shilan worked closely with the Academic Skills team at the University in order to embed the teaching of essential and transferable academic skills into her undergraduate module.
As this new semester gets underway, the Business School is keen to showcase the innovative teaching practices within the School. Over the last few months, the School has been identifying and recording short case study videos in collaboration with Technology Enhanced Learning in order to produce a series of videos highlighting the great teaching work that takes place in the School and across the University.
First, we have Vasileios-Krallis Gkogkidis, Doctoral Tutor. Vasileios spoke to us about Lego Serious Play, a teaching approach for which he has recently won Digital Practice Award funding in collaboration with colleagues from the School of Education and Social Work and the International Office.
If you would like to share what you are doing in the classroom please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to hear from you and showcase the innovative teaching methods within the University of Sussex Business School.
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 to recognise us. If this inspires your team to apply for an
award in the near future, all the better!
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 this network which
now boasts satellite groups and an increasing range of educators who are
contributing to and accessing its resources through the website and events.
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 the other participants (Kristiansen, Hansen & Nielsen,
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 academic sources. For some, this is likely to be at best daunting and possibly overwhelming. So, how can the Library help you to develop the information literacy skills of your students?
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 which begins from the assumption that students lack certain skills, proficiencies, knowledge, and/or cultural capital, and that the task of educators is to remedy that deficit.Read more ›
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 and networking.
We are now accepting submissions for the 2019 conference and encourage all members of the Chartered ABS to get involved. Read more ›