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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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Desktop@UCL: drop-in sessions announced

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Mature student working at a laptop

UCL’s desktop service is changing to Desktop@UCL for the new academic year, and the project team have planned a series of drop-in sessions to help people get acquainted with the new system.

Event invitation: celebrate the launch of the new personal tutoring website

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A UCL tutor gives a student feedback on her work

Paul Walker discusses UCL's new personal tutoring website, which features guidance videos and will be launched at an event in October.

Malcolm Grant talks UCL and tractor-driving

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Professor Sir Malcolm Grant, former Provost of UCL

This month, Professor Sir Malcolm Grant retired from UCL after ten years as Provost. In this interview, Sir Malcolm discusses the highs and lows of his time at UCL and what he likes doing on the rare occasions he's not working.

Bite-sized CPD courses for dental care professionals

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Professor Andrew Eder in a dental consultation

Professor Andrew Eder and Ruth Glover of the Eastman Dental Institute discuss how they developed a range of ‘podcourses’ to enable dental care professionals to fulfil mandatory CPD requirements in bite-sized chunks.

Using a Teaching Innovation Grant to develop English language apps

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Screenshot of iGE app

Professor Bas Aarts, Seth Mehl and Sean Wallis describe the three interactive apps they’ve developed, and explain why spelling, punctuation and good writing are important.

Funding for teaching projects and equipment now available

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Students do research in a UCL lab

Applications are being invited for the Teaching Equipment Fund and Teaching Innovations Grant.

Two sources of funding for teaching-related equipment and projects have been opened for 2013-2014 applications.

Training now available to all postgraduate teaching assistants

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Small seminar group at UCL

Dr Nick Grindle, Senior School-Facing Teaching Fellow in the UCL Centre for the Advancement of Learning and Teaching (CALT), explains the training provision now available to all postgraduate teaching assistants (PGTAs), drawing on the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies to demonstrate the impressive potential of the scheme.

BASc: the first year

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University Street sign

Carl Gombrich, Programme Director of UCL's flagship Bachelor of Arts and Sciences (BASc) degree, discusses the first year of the course, the refreshing lack of student drinking competitions and the vital importance of Krispy Kreme doughnuts.

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