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Lecture: Voyage of the Plastiki

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How do you raise awareness of the 73.9 million pounds of plastic floating in our oceans? One option, as experienced by the speaker at this lecture, is to build a vessel out of 12,500 two-litre plastic bottles, call it Plastiki and sail it 8,000 nautical miles from San Francisco to Sydney.

Anthony Smith: what do we mean by 'excellence in teaching' and how can it be measured?

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

The Vice-Provost (Education) discusses the importance of developing solid criteria to use when considering teaching-based promotions.

Conference: Pedagogy meets Big Data and BIM

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On June 24-25 2013, The Bartlett is holding a conference exploring the role of cutting-edge digital technologies in built environment education.

Pilot course for PGTA facilitators is a success

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Dr Rosalind Duhs reports on a course for UCL teaching staff who would like to help support Postgraduate Teaching Assistants (PGTAs). The initiative is being led by Rosalind and Dr Teresa McConlogue, both of whom work in CALT as Schools-Facing Teaching Fellows for SLMS.

The changing cultural landscape of The Bartlett (and of UCL)

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UCL's Dr Rachel Rees gives a student feedback

Carmel McNaught, CALT's Visiting Professor of Higher Education, discusses the challenges and opportunities offered by the diversity of UCL's student body.

Blog: is technology "just a tool"?

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Andrew Bishop reflects on the work presented at the most recent Summits and Horizons lunchtime workshop, which focused on the use of technology in feedback.

Upcoming HEA webinars

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The Higher Education Academy (HEA) has planned a number of webinars for May and June...

An introduction to the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF) and advice about applying

£5,000 grants available to tech-savvy students with bright ideas

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JISC's Futures Forum is offering students with ideas on how to improve university life using digital technology up to £5,000 in funding through its Summer of Student Innovation project.

Student perspective: how I chose my Master's course

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Bella Cuthbert, a final-year Natural Sciences student at UCL, discusses her experience of the applications process for postgraduate degrees and explains what motivated her when choosing where (and what) to study.

Moodle upgrade: Friday 7 June

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At 5pm on Friday 7 June 2013 Moodle will be made unavailable to allow the yearly archive copy to be created and to enable upgrades and security improvements to be made.

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