Category Archives: Inclusivity

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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BME student experience report

Title: Co-researching beyond the category: a thematic analysis of a student-led focus group study into BME student experiences at the University for the Creative Arts Author: Steve Dixon-Smith Co-researchers: Adeola Elugbadebo-Solomons, Bethan Dadson, Samuel Ntim Ababio, Kanndiss Riley Project sponsor: … Continue reading

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How can induction tutoring help with retention?

Report authors Lynda Fitzwater (Senior Lecturer, Fashion Promotion and Imaging) Katie Allder (Senior Lecturer, Fashion Promotion and Imaging) Executive summary This qualitatively-researched cross-campus UCA report highlights course leaders’ views on level 4 tutoring practices and retention. Email and phone interviews … 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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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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Wellbeing strategies that work – Ruth Torr

_ Ruth Torr, Course Leader in Acting and Performance, shares the strategies she has developed to help her staff and students discuss mental and physical health to improve wellbeing and achievement. Ruth has also kindly shared some of the presentations … 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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