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Student engagement is key for inclusive curriculum (re)design

Katerina Psarikidou and Alejandro Luna Science Policy Research Unit, University of Sussex Business School  Katerina Psarikidou is Lecturer in Sustainable Development at the Science Policy Research Unit. She is the University of Sussex Business School PRME Champion, a UN initiative

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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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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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Embedding writing into seminars as a deliberate and supportive practice

Dr Verona Ni Drisceoil explains how and why you should build in opportunities for deliberate writing practice in seminars, or even in the lecture theatre.

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Developing academic literacies in the era of artificial intelligence – part 2

  This post follows on from an earlier post: developing academic literacies – part 1 If ‘write an essay’ is an instruction to students that follows a period of input on a particular topic, then students using artificial intelligence to

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Developing academic literacies – part one

Embedding study skills, it is argued, helps students make the important link between the conventions of academic writing, the contested nature of knowledge, and the way writers use theory and evidence to argue. What to do about study skills? What

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Ripping up the rule book: doing scholarship in arts and humanities ways

On Wednesday the 19th April the School of Media Arts and Humanities (MAH), in collaboration with Educational Enhancement (EE), hosted an event celebrating the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL) from arts and humanities perspectives. The symposium established a space

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Sylvia Crowe: unearthing the woman who landscaped our learning

Most people at the University of Sussex haven’t heard of Sylvia Crowe. Her legacy at the University is strong, but generally silent, existing in the spine of trees that cut across the centre of campus, the cloisters, courtyards, and pathways

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Bridging the gap in perceived usefulness of educational technologies between students and lecturers

Dr Xuan Huy Nguyen (Lecturer in Marketing: University of Sussex Business School) Introduction Educational technologies play a critical role in enhancing lecturers’ teaching and students’ learning experiences in higher education. As a result, educational technologies have attracted attention from many

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