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Case Studies - Problem-based learning

Ongoing collaborative research project on the history of electricity

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A student gives a presentation to her peers

Dr Chiara Ambrosio explains how this unique and innovative course works, and why it’s so beneficial for students.

Scenario-based learning in Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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University Street sign, London

In this video, Dr Benn Thomsen from UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering discusses his experiences of using scenarios to aid the teaching of undergraduate students. The presentation slides are available to download below the video.

'Mystery specimen' project

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Object-based learning in the Grant Museum

Dr Helen Chatterjee, Senior Lecturer in Biology and Deputy Director of Museums, explains why there are so many puzzled-looking students in the Grant Museum of Zoology.

Real-life planning scenario based on Dar es Salaam

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Students role-play a protest

Dr Kamna Patel tells us about the week-long scenario-based learning exercise students at the Development Planning Unit (DPU) undertook in Autumn 2012.

Using open-source GIS in teaching

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Open-source GIS

In this video, Liz Jones from UCL Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEGE) discusses the pros and cons of using open-source Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in teaching undergraduate students.

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