Teaching & Learning Portal


Teaching and learning at UCL


Welcome to the UCL Teaching and Learning Portal

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 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 scenarios to get students problem solving

Professor Eva Sorensen explains how Chemical Engineering students tackle six week-long real-world problem-based scenarios during their first two years as undergraduates, through working in small teams to solve scenarios based on current chemical engineering challenges.

Published: Jul 21, 2016 2:15:50 PM

Students as science communicators and film makers

Following a lab tour by a post-doc or PhD student performing research within UCL Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Positron Physics, students produced a short video based on this research, which was then shown in at a department-wide screening. Dr Laura McKemmish explains.

Published: Jul 13, 2016 12:12:17 PM

Reflecting on feedback: using forms to formalise the process

Students on the UCL Institute of Education’s EdD graduate research programme have found reflecting on each of their previous essay’s feedback has helped the way they approach their next assignment. Dr Gwyneth Hughes describes how this technique can be adopted and tailored to use on any programme.

Published: Jul 13, 2016 12:00:15 PM

Using museum collections to improve the student experience

Dr Alice Stevenson (Curator, UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology) explains how two undergraduate internships at one of the university’s museums have helped staff to explore how learners of any discipline might engage with object-based research and learning.

Published: Jun 15, 2016 4:11:21 PM

Q & A with...

Dr Jolene Skordis-Worrall

Senior Lecturer (UCL Institute for Global Health)

Five ways to share your teaching with others

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