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Sussex Education Festival 2024 Programme

Please join us for the second Sussex Education Festival, an event for anyone involved in delivering education at Sussex. The event will be held over two days. You can attend the Festival in-person (9.30-4pm on 10 July) in the Woodland

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The Evidence-Informed-Teaching Infographics Project: a novel and engaging way to communicate scholarship

Sue Robbins is Senior Lecturer in English Language and Director of Continuing Professional Development in the School of Media, Arts and Humanities. Evidence-informed Teaching Whereas research-informed teaching refers to the different ways in which students are exposed to research content

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Developing a feedback policy for Life Science

Dr Joanna Richardson, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry, explains how the School of Life Sciences developed and implemented its feedback policy.   What we did:  Over the summer of 2021 I led a working group in the Life Sciences tasked with developing

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Sussex Education Festival, 10-11th July 2024, – Call for Participation

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Education Festival, we’re excited to announce a Call for Participation for the Sussex Education Festival 2024. Hosted over two days (10th July in person and 11th July online), the festival will provide a

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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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Using Vevox in the classroom

In this case study, Seun Osituyo, Deputy Director of Student Experience and Director of MSc Accounting and Finance at USBS, explains how she uses Vevox to increase student engagement.  What I did  One of the tools I have used to

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Developing authentic assessment for learning

Dr Verona Ní Drisceoil, Reader in Legal Education at the University of Sussex Law School, explains how she developed a new Case Briefing Assessment for her Year 1 core law module to promote inclusivity and foster transferable skills.   What I

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Introducing optionality in assessment modes

In this case study, Dr Jo Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law, talks about how she introduced optionality in assessment modes in her final year module, Advanced Contract Law in Practice, to create more inclusive and accessible assessment practices.  What I

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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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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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