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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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Event report: SLMS continuing professional development workshop

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UCL Medical School student learning at a patient's bedside

Continuing professional development (CPD) in Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmacy has never been more important. Rosalind Duhs reports on a day designed to explore the best ways in which UCL can provide for industry and practitioners. 

The flipped classroom – a unique workshop for UCL teaching staff

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Students work by the UCL portico

Explore the benefits and best ways of using flipped teaching in a two-day workshop, led by a visiting professor.

Anthony Smith: a week of openings

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Professor Anthony Smith, UCL's Vice-Provost (Education)

The Vice-Provost (Education) discusses the various conferences he has opened over the past week and reflects on the most important aspects of each one.

Embedding employability in the curriculum: CALT conference report

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Participants at the 2013 CALT Teaching and Learning Conference

A UCL conference dedicated to discussing how we can best prepare students for the world of work through their academic work provided plenty of food for thought, writes Ele Cooper.

UCL to lead a Times Higher Education webinar on e-learning

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Student working alone using a large wall-mounted screen

Experts from UCL will lead a Times Higher Education-hosted webinar on Thursday 25 April at 4pm.

Teaching Administrator Conference 2013 report

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Participants in the 2013 UCL Teaching Administrators Conference

Stefanie Anyadi, a member of the Teaching Administrator Conference Organising Committee, reports on this year's conference.

Drop-in e-learning support sessions

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Students work together on a laptop

The ELE (E-Learning Environments) team are running a new series of drop-in support sessions for UCL staff.

These informal sessions are open to all colleagues who either use or are interested in using ELE core services including Moodle, Lecturecast, Turnitin, Opinio and MyPorfolio. The session managers can also offer advice on the use of social media and a range of other ways in which the web can enhance the student experience.

Learn about UCL Academy at Town Hall meeting

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Foundation Level pupils conduct an experiment in a UCL Academy science lab

A Town Hall meeting has been planned so that interested parties can discuss UCL's involvement in the Swiss Cottage-based secondary school.

Learn how to use Moodle in new online course

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Mature student working at a laptop

E-Learning Environments (ELE) have published a new online 'Getting started with Moodle' course.

This self-paced, freely enrolable course is aimed at UCL staff who are new to Moodle as well as those who may have attended training in the past and who now want to refresh their knowledge.

Engineers Without Borders conference report: how can we provide a global engineering education?

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A volunteer works on an Engineers Without Borders/SIBAT project in the Philippines

Ele Cooper reports on the key highlights and debates from last week's EWB conference.

Image: an EWB volunteer works on a project in the Philippines

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