Category Archives: How Students Learn

Retention strategies that work

Student retention is a growing issue that affects us all. But what can we do about it? Since 2008, the Higher Education Academy has been undertaking research into effective strategies for student retention and success. The first phase of their … Continue reading

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Inclusion project updates

The Learning Support Co-ordinators contributing to the UCA Inclusivity Project are working on a number of projects, some currently in development and others are currently being run as pilots.  Please do contact the colleagues referenced in this update for further … Continue reading

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Universal Design for Learning – Heidy Waywell

Inclusive education through Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Despite the growing emphasis on the need to improve inclusivity in higher education, it can sometimes be difficult to understand what this looks like in practice. In this webinar, Heidy Waywell and … Continue reading

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Digital tools for researching and collaborating – Tony Reeves

Digital tools for researching and collaborating There are so many digital tools that it’s hard to know which ones are useful. In this episode, Tony Reeves explains how the following digital tools that can help you and your students find … Continue reading

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Walking and learning – Rosie Holmes

_ Rosie Holmes, Learning Support Coordinator at UCA Farnham, explains how she walks with her students to help them achieve a deeper level of learning and reflection.   _ Rosie’s recent research ‘Walking towards a more embodied pedagogy’ explores the benefits … Continue reading

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Engaging students as creative problem causers – David Anderson

Engaging students as ‘creative problem causers’ In this episode, David Anderson, course leader of BA (Hons) Advertising at UCA Farnham, discusses why he positions his students as ‘creative problem causers’. David explains how his course prepares students to question everything, … Continue reading

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Practical approaches to inclusive learning and teaching – Claire Scott

_ Claire Scott, Learning Support Coordinator at UCA Canterbury, discusses several projects she is involved with that aim to create a more inclusive learning environment for students at UCA.  

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