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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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Collaborating with health centres in Tanzania and Jamaica

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Professor Timothy McHugh teaching in Tanzania at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre

Professor Tim McHugh, Director of the UCL Centre for Clinical Microbiology, explains why working with and in resource-poor countries is so important, both for research and teaching.

Sharing student learning via videos

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Video camera

Dr Adrien Desjardins of the Department of Medical Physics and Bioengineering explains why he introduced a video-making element to two of his courses, an idea for which he won a Provost's Teaching Award in 2013.

Preparing students for research using virtual labs and a journal club

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UCL students using microscopes in a lab

Dr Richard Day explains the ways in which he prepares his Master’s students for research projects and practical lab work.

Students chairing tutorials

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A student talks in his tutorial

The Department of Speech and Language Therapy’s Dr Rachel Rees explains why students are asked to chair their own tutorials during the first and second years of their degree.

Ongoing collaborative research project on the history of electricity

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A student gives a presentation to her peers

Dr Chiara Ambrosio explains how this unique and innovative course works, and why it’s so beneficial for students.

Observing extra-solar planets

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Orion

In 2008/09 the Astrophysics department applied for funding to facilitate the participation of undergraduates in a collaborative research project.

Scenario-based learning in Electronic and Electrical Engineering

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University Street sign, London

In this video, Dr Benn Thomsen from UCL Electronic and Electrical Engineering discusses his experiences of using scenarios to aid the teaching of undergraduate students. The presentation slides are available to download below the video.

Using the Teaching Equipment Fund to buy water level recorders

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River Rye

Dr Helene Burningham describes how instruments bought with help from the Teaching Equipment Fund have revolutionised teaching in the Department of Geography.

Complementing personal tutoring with group coaching

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Gillian Lacey-Solymar talks to students

Craig Daraz, Teaching Programme Manager at the Bartlett School of Graduate Studies, explains how postgraduates’ employability is boosted through a combination of individual and group tutorials.

Personal tutoring in Chemistry

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UCL Quad

Dr Andrew Wills, Director of Studies for the Department of Chemistry, talks about the personal tutoring system.

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