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'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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And a Danubian band played too

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

Professor Anthony Smith, Vice-Provost (Education), discusses the success of the first-ever Global Citizenship Programme... and a Danubian band.

Winners of inaugural Student Choice Teaching Awards to be honoured at ceremony

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Students relax on the UCL Quad grass

Seven members of UCL staff have received 2013 Student Choice Teaching Awards, and two are double winners. Their achievements will be honoured at the Provost's Teaching Awards ceremony in July.

Provost's Teaching Awards 2013: winners announced

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UCL Quad in summer term

The 2013 Provost's Teaching Award winners have been announced, with 14 individuals and teams due to receive prizes at a ceremony on July 10 2013.

Teaching and Learning Desktop: summer upgrade

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Mature student working at a laptop

ISD will be upgrading the current Myriad and Cluster WTS 2000 services to Desktop@UCL over the summer.

The new desktop service will provide a number of enhancements to the teaching and learning experience, including:

StARs honoured at awards ceremony

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Student receiving an award at the UCL StARs reception 2013

UCLU held its annual awards ceremony for Student Academic Representatives (StARs) on Friday 31 May 2013. 

This year over 170 StARs were awarded a certificate, indicating that they have participated in training, attended at least two Student Staff Consultative Committee (SSCC) meetings in their capacity as a representative and submitted reflective statements on their experience. 

Summer school focuses on role of technology in HE

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Cruciform IT lab

UCL is teaming up with the Institute of Education (IoE) to offer a two-day summer school looking at new and emerging forms of professional practice that relate to student learning in higher education.

Mini-survey: what areas of teaching would you like to know more about?

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Video camera

A series of short, 'how to'-style videos is being created for the Teaching and Learning Portal and UCL staff have the opportunity to influence the subjects these cover through a short survey which also offers the chance to win a £50 John Lewis voucher.

Negotiating Gender and Caste in Higher Education: a Grand Rounds discussion

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The UCL portico on a sunny day

An event on 27 June aims to explore the roles of gender and caste in university-based relationships.

Does our gender or caste identity – as teachers or students – matter? How are our experiences of teaching and learning shaped, enhanced and challenged by the interplay of our own characteristics such as gender or caste and by those of our teachers? And how are these influenced by the wider culture of an academic department or discipline, the culture of the university as a forum for learning and teaching, and the broader aspects of the host culture?

Blog: helping students make connections using wikis

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Concept map for UCL School of Pharmacy wiki project

Abbie Willett reports on this year’s final ‘Summits and Horizons’ session, where Dr David West explained how School of Pharmacy students are learning to think in a connected way through concept-mapping and wikis.

Video presentations on Engineering teaching now available

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UCL Quad in summer term

A series of teaching-related presentations made by members of the UCL Faculty of Engineering are now available to view online.

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