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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.

Peer observation of teaching in Chemistry

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Audience in a UCL lecture theatre

The Department of Chemistry’s Dr Andrew Wills, Director of Studies, explains how peer observation of teaching can enrich small-group teaching and e-resources as well as lectures.

Peer-assisted learning in the UCL Medical School

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Students from UCL Medical School in a peer-assisted learning session

Clinical Teaching Fellow Dr Kaz Iwata talks about the Medical School’s peer-assisted learning scheme.

Using anatomical drawings to help teach Shakespeare

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Study of the Borghese Gladiator, c1600, Anonymous (UCL Art Museum 4726)

Dr Chris Laoutaris, from the Department of English Language and Literature, explains how he used the UCL Art Museum to help his students understand Shakespeare plays.

'Mystery specimen' project

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Object-based learning in the Grant Museum

Dr Helen Chatterjee, Senior Lecturer in Biology and Deputy Director of Museums, explains why there are so many puzzled-looking students in the Grant Museum of Zoology.

Helping a graduate get a job in the Home Office

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Cruciform building, UCL

The Institute of Archaeology’s Professor Sue Hamilton explains how using the key skills grid in her personal tutoring sessions helped a former student get a job at the Home Office.

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