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Closing the ‘feedback gap’ for international postgraduate students: An embedded writing approach

Dr. Brown embarked on his teaching journey in the realm of outdoor education during the 1980s before transitioning to teach Geography at the secondary school level. In 2004, he transitioned from the classroom to become an Educational Advisor for Learning

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Scaffolding summative assessments

Dr Lorraine Smith In this case study, Dr Lorraine Smith, Senior Lecturer in Biochemistry, discusses how she scaffolds summative assessments for Foundation level students.    What I did  I implemented both an essay plan and draft formative assessment so that students

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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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