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Large-group teaching case studies
Below are some examples from people who are teaching large groups in interesting ways around UCL.
Dr Kamna Patel tells us about the week-long scenario-based learning exercise students at the Development Planning Unit (DPU) undertook in Autumn 2012. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 5:23:17 PM
David West and Andrew Wilderspin from the School of Pharmacy explain the Provost's Teaching Award-winning Integrated Therapeutics Project, in which wikis are used to teach students integration. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 4:30:10 PM
Stefanie Anyadi, Sam Green and Kevin Tang discuss how PeerWise fared when it was piloted on a Linguistics module. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 4:19:57 PM
Dr Paul Walker, Principal School-Facing Teaching Fellow at the Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT), explains how he uses textwalls and word clouds to quickly gain an impression of students' knowledge or opinions. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:36:42 PM
Lynsie Chew, Teaching Fellow in Accounting, explains how she makes her lectures more interactive using live, on-screen annotation. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:31:15 PM
Dr Richard Milne, from the Centre for Virology, explains how introducing a peer review system helped improve his students' essay marks by an average of one degree class. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:22:23 PM
The UCL Department of Chemical Engineering's Dr Eva Sorensen discusses her experiences of using peer assessment with fourth-year students. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:16:18 PM
In Engineering Mathematics, it's important to mark and give feedback on assignments quickly, as each topic builds on the last. More...
Published: Aug 7, 2013 3:11:22 PM
- Please note that the case studies section of the Teaching and Learning Portal is a continually evolving resource. If you or your colleagues are involved in great projects or practices that others might be able to take inspiration from, please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- For discipline-specific advice on large-group teaching, contact one of the CALT school-facing teaching fellows
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