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Case Studies - Personal tutoring

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.

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'Meet Your Lecturer': personal tutoring with a difference

The ‘Meet Your Lecturer’ scheme has been successfully incorporated into the personal tutoring scheme in many departments across UCL. The Structural and Molecular Biology department have a subtly different approach. Rather than meeting and interviewing a lecturer, the tutor gives their tutees a tour of their laboratory and introduction to their research. Dr Lawrence Bellamy explains.

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What do students want from their personal tutors?

Abbie Willett, Beatrice Lok and Dr Paul Walker, CALT, revealed the top five most valued aspects of personal tutoring to attendees at the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 

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Helping a graduate get a job in the Home Office

The Institute of Archaeology’s Professor Sue Hamilton explains how using the key skills grid in her personal tutoring sessions helped a former student get a job at the Home Office.

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Complementing personal tutoring with group coaching

Craig Daraz, Teaching Programme Manager at the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, explains how postgraduates’ employability is boosted through a combination of individual and group tutorials.

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Personal tutoring in Chemistry

Dr Andrew Wills, Director of Studies for the Department of Chemistry, talks about the personal tutoring system.

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