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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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Is engineering in HE "really not good enough"?

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

Ele Cooper attends the Global Engineering Education Conference and finds a crowd frustrated with the status quo and hungry for change.

Helping students revise effectively and perform well in exams

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Two UCL students doing a written examination

CALT Teaching Fellow Dr Rosalind Duhs offers advice on how staff can help reduce students' pre-exam nerves and ensure that they perform as well as possible on the day.

Using video to aid teaching: a case study

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Douglas Guilfoyle, Senior Lecturer in the UCL Faculty of Laws

Douglas Guilfoyle, Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Laws, tells Ele Cooper how he’s using 15-minute video clips to enhance his students’ learning experience.

Provost's Teaching Awards nominations deadline extended

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Clock at UCL

The deadline for nominations for the 2012 Provost's Teaching Awards has been extended to midnight on Friday March 23rd.

The power of a Provost’s Teaching Award

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Provost's Teaching Award winners 2009

Jakob Stougaard-Nielsen, lecturer in Scandinavian Literature and undergraduate tutor for SELCS, describes the ways in which being a Provost’s Teaching Award winner has impacted upon his career.

'Inspire' winner announced

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Lorraine Dardis, winner of the CALT Inspire competition

The winner of a competition to find examples of inspiring teaching at UCL has been announced and awarded an iPad.

Two-year Master’s launched in conjunction with the European Institute of Technology

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A 3D virtual world in UCL Computer Science's 'Cave'

UCL Computer Science is calling for applicants to a new two-year, dual-location Master’s programme being run as part of an initiative by the European Institute of Technology (EIT).

"Break for the border," urges CALT director

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Professor Bert De Reyck talks to UCL students

Su Bryant, director of the UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT), explores what ‘borderless learning’ could mean for UCL and asks whether our teaching community is ready to walk over the edge.

Webinar: what does ‘open education’ mean in practice?

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Today is the first day of Open Education Week and, as part of this, members of the public, students and staff alike are being invited to take part in a webinar entitled ‘Topics in open education: what does open education mean in practice?’.

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