Teaching & Learning Portal


Teaching and learning at UCL


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Showcasing the best of teaching and learning at UCL

The expertise and talents of more than 6,000 academic and research staff working at the highest levels in their fields have enabled UCL to flourish as a world-class university, with 29 Nobel prize-winners and countless inventions that have changed the world.

This portal provides UCL staff with the latest guidance, resources and case studies showcasing real work going on around the university to enable all academic staff to inspire and motivate students through their teaching.

Staff can access support and advice on course development and teaching from colleagues across UCL.

Latest Guides & Case Studies

Using academics’ work in a MOOC to showcase and challenge

The UCL Institute of Education's MA in Education recently developed a MOOC (massive open online course) as an online-taster course for the programme. The MOOC features interviews with high-profile academics talking about their research and how it helps them to answer every-day questions and assumptions about education.

Published: Nov 4, 2015 10:49:35 AM

Communicating science effectively to experts and non-experts

A new module, ‘Current Topics in Research’, offered to fourth year (MSci) students in the UCL Division of Biosciences gives students the opportunity to attend selected lectures from the departmental seminar series, all of which cover a wide range of research and are given by internationally known scientists.

Published: Nov 3, 2015 3:33:53 PM

"Dude, where's our data?"

“Is there a way to expose learners to the pressures of project work in a knowledge environment, reward engagement and at the same time ensure that they develop strong technical skills and sophisticated perspectives on complex scientific problems?” Professor Geraint Thomas (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) shared his answer at a recent UCL Arena Exchange Seminar.

Published: Oct 14, 2015 9:42:57 AM

5 features of a UCL education of the future

UCL Night

January 2016 will see the launch of the UCL Education Strategy 2016-21. There is still time to let us know what you think of the central themes in the draft.

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