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How a symposium can be used to assess students’ work

Judith Hillmore heard Dr Suzanne Ruddy, UCL Molecular Biosciences, tell attendees at the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014 how her students take part in a realistic symposium as part of their assessed work. More...

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Abbie Willett, Beatrice Lok and Dr Paul Walker, CALT, revealed the top five most valued aspects of personal tutoring to attendees at the UCL Teaching and Learning Conference 2014  More...

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

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 More...

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Providing graphics skills through distance learning

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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'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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Plagiarism Education Week to run from 22-26 April

9 April 2013

Despite teachers' best efforts, plagiarism remains a serious problem throughout the higher education sector. In a bid to tackle the problem, Turnitin is running a week of free online activities to help teachers foster student understanding of the issue and devise tactics to avoid it occurring.

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Plagiarism Education Week will look at how to get students to use and acknowledge sources appropriately and also produce original work of their own. In conjunction with the International Centre for Academic Integrity (ICAI), the School for Ethical Education (SEE) and Plagiarism Today, Turnitin will host a series of free, live webcasts and offer additional resources to participants.

The webcasts will cover:

  • Monday 22 April: Causes of Plagiarism
  • Tuesday 23 April: Types of Plagiarism
  • Wednesday 24 April: Responses to Plagiarism
  • Thursday 25 April: Approaches to Plagiarism
  • Friday 26 April: Originality and Creativity

All webcasts are free to participate in. To find out more about the sessions and register to take part, visit the Plagiarism Education Week website.

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