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A selection of tips to help create professional-looking, powerful videos that complement face-to-face teaching.

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David Willetts and other leaders discuss the future of higher education

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David Willetts makes a keynotes speech at the Guardian Higher Education Summit 2013

Yesterday a selection of HE’s great and good converged at the Guardian Higher Education Summit to discuss the future of our sector.

Workshop: documenting achievements using online badges

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Find out what Mozilla's Open Badges project is all about and whether it's a viable means of charting success and skills development at a one-day workshop.

UCL CALT Teaching and Learning Conference 2013 keynote speakers revealed

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Two industry experts have been announced as the keynote speakers at the UCL CALT Teaching and Learning Conference 2013, which will focus on embedding skills and employability in the curriculum.

Event report: ‘Face to Face with Mobile Technologies’

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iPad with app icons spelling out 'The future is mobile'

Peter Phillips reports on the second instalment of Summits and Horizons, an e-learning-themed series of lunchtime workshops organised by the UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT) and E-Learning Environments (ELE).

E-Learning Champions network launched

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The UCL E-Learning Champions network, comprising staff from almost every department across the university, has now launched.

Workshop on scenario-based learning in Engineering announced

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UCL Engineering students work on a real-life scenario

The next event in the Faculty of Engineering’s series of lunchtime teaching workshops is being held on Thursday 7 March and will focus on scenario-based learning.

Brain Sciences Faculty Tutor discusses educational priorities

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Dr Julie Evans, Faculty Tutor for UCL Brain Sciences

Dr Julie Evans, Faculty Tutor for Brain Sciences since September 2012, discusses what she was doing before she started at UCL, the areas she plans to prioritise now she’s here, and the importance of a nice hot bath.

Book review: Visible Learning by John Hattie

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Dr Nick Grindle discusses whether Harry Potter's idea of what makes a good teacher concurs with that of John Hattie.

Staff and student speakers wanted for TEDxUCL 2013

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This year’s TEDxUCL will take place on 10 March 2013 and UCL Enterprise Society, who are organising the event, are looking for staff and student speakers to present ‘ideas worth sharing’.

Student perspective: creating educational videos

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Biochemical Engineering student Martina Sebastian tells us how she came to spend last summer filming microfluidic processes and what she learned from the experience.

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