Guides & case studies
In this section you can explore a selection of case studies demonstrating inspiring teaching practices and projects taking place around UCL. These have been categorised according to the area of teaching they best showcase (see the navigation menu to access these specific categories).
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Daniela Bultoc (UCL Human Resources) discusses how the UCL Doctoral School Skills Development Programme, open to all graduate research students, provides an opportunity to expand generic research skills and personal transferable skills through face-to-face workshops and, most recently, Lynda.com online video tutorials.
Bailey (UCL Physics & Astronomy) discusses how she has created a second-year module in which students
connect across subjects and work as partners – all in
keeping with the Connected Curriculum vision.
New Linguistics undergraduates meet Linguistics researchers in their first week at UCL. The Meet the Researcher programme is designed to help the new students meet each other and to introduce them to the breadth of research in Linguistics at UCL right at the start of their degree programme. Stefanie Anyadi describes how it works.
This programme gives 700 second year engineering students from different disciplines the opportunity to tackle a twenty-first century global challenge using their engineering, business and IT skills. Dr Kate Roach explains.
The Exhibition Project course, part of the MA in Museum Studies, provides on-the-job training in integrated exhibition development (which includes everything from user evaluation, content research, designing and delivering a public engagement event, digital resources, and an exhibition) to an average of 20 graduate students each year.
“UCL Arena One has helped me to think differently about my teaching,” says PhD student Spyridon (Spyros) Poulimenos
He shares how his teaching has developed through the UCL Arena One fellowship application process and explains some of the techniques he has adopted.
The UCL Careers Placements & Vacancies team facilitate placements and internships for various academic programmes. Rochelle Symons and Charlotte Turnbull explain the benefits of complementing students’ academic learning with an opportunity to see how it relates to the wider world whilst developing crucial professional skills.
Postgraduate students are assisting Global Citizenship Voluntary Sector Programme session leaders through a bespoke ‘volunteer teaching supporter’ role. Taz Rasul (Programme Co-ordinator), Vicki Baars (Session Leader) and Imogen Long (Volunteer Teaching Supporter) discuss what this involves and why it’s beneficial for everyone.