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Anthony Smith asks, "Are you a 'glass half-full' person?"

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

Professor Anthony Smith, Vice-Provost (Education), considers the importance of personal outlook and urges the teaching and learning community at UCL to make every contact count.

Introducing ELE and a new era for e-learning at UCL

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Man working at laptop

This month, the team formerly known as the LTSS became ELE (E-Learning Environments). We talk to Dr Fiona Strawbridge, Head of ELE, to find out why the service was renamed and how it has changed.

Global Citizenship Programme for UCL undergraduates: Town Hall meeting

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Clock at UCL

The Vice-Provost (Education) has called a meeting to discuss helping students make better use of their time after the summer examinations by providing a distinctly 'UCL' programme for undergraduates.

Case study: turning feedback into ‘feedforward’

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Dr Rachel Rees, Lecturer and BSc Speech Sciences Programme Tutor at UCL

The line between helpful feedback that a student can learn from and well-meaning but overly detailed corrections is a thin one. Ele Cooper talks to Dr Rachel Rees about how she helped her teaching team to recognise the difference.

Building apps to brighten futures

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iPad with app icons spelling out 'The future is mobile'

Set a class of first-year undergraduates loose on an android application development platform and the results can be both inspiring and surprising. Ele Cooper talks to Dr Graham Roberts and Dr Dean Mohamedally to find out more.

Lecturer wins iPad in Teaching and Learning Newsletter competition

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Dr Marlen Aasa-Chapman, Lecturer in Virology at UCL

The winner of a competition celebrating the new UCL Teaching and Learning Newsletter has been announced.

Cultural Consultation Service website launches

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Small seminar group at UCL

The website for the Cultural Consultation Service (CCS), which provides support to students and staff experiencing challenges to their learning and/or teaching due to intercultural conflict, has now launched.

Widening participation in architecture: a student mentor's experience

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Widening participation project at UCL's Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment

Tom Jamesfirst-year student at the Bartlett School of Architecture, talks about his experience of being a mentor on the Open-City Accelerate programme, in which undergraduate students mentor A-level pupils from hard-to-reach London schools.

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