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Open-source GIS

The Bartlett is providing postgrads with vital graphics skills before they arrive at UCL via the Urban Skills Portal.

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Effective teaching videos

'Frame yourself': an illustration by Mike Howarth

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

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Formal recognition for HE teaching is available through the UCL Arena scheme. 

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Going off-campus: help create a new framework for student project work

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off-campus project work teaching learning conference

Dr Jamie Harle, Medical Physics and Bioengineering, told the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 about a new framework for student and external supervisor engagement in off-campus work. Mark Copestake reports

In numbers: The UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014

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UCL Teaching and Learning Conference in numbers

Interaction and audience engagement played a big part in the 2014 conference, as this statistical breakdown reveals 

The President & Provost's speech - what we learned

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President and Provost Michael Arthur UCL Teaching Learning Conference speech

President & Provost Professor Michael Arthur used his speech at the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 to unveil his vision for research-based education at UCL. Here are six key messages

In pictures: The UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014

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Attendees gathered in the Darwin Lecture Theatre for the closing session

From morning registration to the closing session, a pictorial roundup of the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014

More than 800,000 objects are available for object-based learning at UCL

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More than 800,000 objects are available for object-based learning at UCL. Dr Leonnie Hannan offered some advice

Mark Copestake heard Dr Leonnie Hannan encourage attendees at the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 to use objects in research-based learning

5 ways to improve your teaching videos

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Teaching video tips Jack Koumi


If anyone knows how to make the most out of educational video it’s Jack Koumi.

Having spent 22 years creating science programmes for BBC Open University, Jack has a career’s worth of first-hand experience of what does and doesn’t work in the context of higher education.

As it happened: Etienne Wenger-Trayner's keynote speech at the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014

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Etienne Wenger-Trayner UCL Teaching Learning Conference keynote

Self-proclaimed "intellectual troubadour" Dr Etienne Wenger-Trayner set the tone for the conference on 3 April by describing the relationship between his theory of communities of practice and the idea of research-based education. Here are the highlights, as tweeted by members of the audience

Reason #5 to look forward to the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014: Etienne Wenger-Trayner's keynote speech

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Etienne Wenger-Trayner UCL Teaching Learning Conference communities of practice

The keynote speech promises to offer a different way of looking at education in a research-intensive university

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