Category Archives: Student Centred Learning

Learning is a stage

What is learning? Strangely enough, after hundreds of years of research by some of the world’s greatest minds we still have no clear agreement on what learning is, or how it happens. In a recent article, Michael Luntley (2017) makes … 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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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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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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