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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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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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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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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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