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Encouraging attendance and engagement through portfolio assessment

Lynne Murphy is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Sussex. Her research and teaching concerns lexicology, lexical semantics, and pragmatics, and transatlantic Englishes. Twice a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar, she is currently writing a book about small

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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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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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Building rapport with students

Dr Gillian Sandstrom Gillian Sandstrom, Senior Lecturer in the Psychology of Kindness, explains the benefits for student belonging of greeting your students when they arrive in class, even if you don’t know their names.  What I did  Recent research in

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Centering the student voice in module content and design

Dr Carli Rowell at the Sussex Teaching Festival In this case study, Dr Carli Rowell, senior lecturer in Sociology at Sussex, shares her experience of co-creating a Sociology module with first-generation, working-class students. What I did I worked with first-generation,

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