Author Archives: tonyjreeves

Creative Arts Technicians in Academia – Tim Savage

Webinar recording: Creative arts technicians in academic: to transition or not to transition? . How do technicians feel after moving into an academic role? UCA’s Tim Savage conducted research into the experiences of UCA technicians who have become academic staff, … Continue reading

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Nicholas’ teaching tips #4 and #5

A double helping of teaching tips this week from Dr. H – here they are: If a learner has an unfamiliar ‘non-UK’ name, it is important to pronounce it as well as possible (rather than mess it up, or avoid … Continue reading

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Nicholas’ teaching tip #3

It’s time for Nicholas Houghton’s teaching tip of the week. This week’s tips is: Learn all students’ names as soon as possible. You’ll find you can do it; we all can. By using their name every time you address them, … Continue reading

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Nicholas’ teaching tip #2

Nicholas Houghton’s tip for this week is: If your teaching involves using technology, arrive early enough to be able to set it all up and ensure it is all working; ensure you have the contact details of the person to … Continue reading

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There’s nothing quite like being found out

Photo by Eneida Hoti on Unsplash I recently put together a teaching session on making digital technology accessibe in teaching. The session was part of UCA’s PGCert in Creative Education, which I lead, and so I should know what I’m … Continue reading

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Nicholas’ teaching tip #1

I’m fortunate to work with a colleague who has extensive experience of teaching and supporting learning in creative contexts, Dr. Nicholas Houghton. Over the past few weeks, Nicholas has been sharing his teaching tips with participants on our PGCert – … Continue reading

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The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum – Tomasz John and John Sutter

Webinar recording: The impact of internationalisation on the UCA curriculum Dr. Tomasz John (EAP Coordinator and researcher in the internationalisation of HE) John Sutter (Learning Enhancement Manager) Dr. Tony Reeves (Subject Leader, Creative Education) UCA’s increased focus on internationalisation presents … Continue reading

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