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Building learning communities through formative group work

Dr Zahid Pranjol, Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences and Deputy Head of School for Life Sciences, explains how a formative project-based learning (PBL) group work assessment helps develop his Foundation, first and second year students’ belonging and team work skills.  

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Playful Learning with escape rooms

In this case study, Dr Katie Piatt, Head of Educational Enhancement and co-Chair of the Playful Learning Association, talks about how she developed an escape room for the University Pasts and Futures conference as a fun way to introduce students

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Using digital tools to support inclusive practice

In this case study, Tab Betts, Lecturer in Higher Education Pedagogy at Sussex and National Teaching Fellow, explains how community introductions on Padlet support inclusive practice in his classroom.   What I did  In order to set up an inclusive approach

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“It gave me a sense of ownership”: Reflections on the participatory design of a Business Law and Practice module – Part 2

Jeanette Ashton and Kieran Durcan  Jeanette Ashton is a Senior Lecturer in Law (Education and Scholarship) and a non-practising solicitor, having joined the University of Sussex after 8 years at Brighton University. She convenes and teaches on the LLB programme

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Authentic learning through Legal Document Pack Exercises (LDPE)

In this case study, Dr Jo Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law, talks about how she introduced ‘Legal Document Pack Exercises’ (LDPE) as a form of authentic learning and assessment on a core law module.  What I did  Students in

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Raising awareness of symbolic violence

Biography Kevin Masters is a Lecturer in Strategy and Marketing at the University of Sussex Business School, where he convenes and teaches a range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and online modules. Kevin studied at the CIPFA Education and Training Centre in

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Using Buddycheck for peer evaluation

In this case study, Dr Alison Bailey, Senior Lecturer in Management, shares her experience of using Buddycheck for peer evaluation.  What I did  I am the module convenor for the Introduction to Business and Management module which runs in Year

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Decolonising the curriculum through co-created learning communities

In this case study, John Masterson, Senior Lecturer in World Literatures, talks about co-created learning communities and his module ‘Decolonising the Curriculum: Literature and Theory of the Global South’ (Q3309).  What I did  I was keen to offer Sussex students

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