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 (use the list in the left hand navigation to access these specific categories).
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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.
Ignacia Ossul and Jack Davy took on the role of ‘Navigators’ during the two-week Global Citizenship Programme, a position where they supported undergraduates’ learning whilst building upon their own teaching experience.
Internationalisation at UCL IOE: drawing on cultural capitals of students and pupils in their placement schools
Verna Brandford discusses the opportunities students have in the PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages programme to draw upon their own cultural experiences.
Olga Thomas (Vice Dean (Education), Faculty Tutor) shares how the UCL Faculty of Laws' long-standing history of learning through research and inquiry is exemplified through two innovative modules.
Dr John Potter (UCL Institute of Education) talks about the value of learners being creators of media as well as consumers as it helps “bring subject matter alive and increases engagement”.
Educating the next generation of scientists through supervision of one year BSc/MSc research projects
Conducting a laboratory-based research project has traditionally been a part of the curriculum for 3rd year BSc and MSc students taking Life Sciences subjects. For most students this is a crucial way of gaining an insight and some experience in to research within their subject area.
Anne Robertson describes the ways in which students from various backgrounds are supported whilst undertaking a Primary PGCE at the UCL Institute of Education.
The two-hour session was part of the ‘Greek for Beginners A’ module and aimed to combine academic learning with innovative methodologies and object-based learning.
During a visit to the Petrie Museum our students had the chance to apply their
knowledge by transcribing real ancient artefacts from Roman-Egypt,
while at the same time being introduced to a specialist area of research.