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Guides & case studies

In this section you can explore a selection of case studies demonstrating inspiring teaching practices and projects taking place around UCL. These have been categorised according to the area of teaching they best showcase (see the navigation menu to access these specific categories).

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If you would like to share your tips or best practice, please email teaching.learning@ucl.ac.uk so we can feature your work here.

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.

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.

"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.

Developing connections between educational research and practice

Students completing the Doctor in Education EdD, a professional doctorate, at UCL Institute of Education (IoE) experience a connected sequence of learning activities that help them, step by step, to become more able to undertake research. Professor Martin Oliver explains.

The benefits of switching on Moodle completion tracking

For Jane Burns (UCL School of Management), Moodle’s completion tracking has proven to be a quick, useful and tangible way of finding out which of her students might benefit from extra assistance. She describes the process, the benefits and her plans for utilising the subsequent data in the future.