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.
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Matt Jenner (Distance Learning Facilitator, UCL E-learning Environments) discusses his Provost’s Teaching Award, technology and “teaching the teachers”.
Professor Andrea Sella (UCL Chemistry) discusses the various ways in which creating his own teaching videos help him to “shake things up and make things different.”
Recent Provost’s Teaching Award winner Dr Ilan Adler (UCL Civil, Environmental & Geomatic Engineering) explains the value of students collaborating with industry; they have gained experience and skills through real and lasting contributions to major international organisations.
Professor Margot Finn (UCL History) achieved institutional recognition at this year’s Provost’s Teaching Awards for her innovative approach to undergraduate teaching.
According to Lasse Johansson (Course Tutor, Open City Docs School within UCL Anthropology) the answer is “definitely”.
Moderating an online forum can provide your students with an inclusive digital space for them to share their ideas with one another. Steve Rowett and Jessica Gramp, part of the UCL E-learning Environments team, discuss ways to facilitate this.
Dr Kerstin Sailer (UCL Bartlett School of Architecture), winner of an Individual Teaching Award at this year's Provost's Teaching Awards, discusses how her students have benefitted from hands-on teaching and learning by visiting specific buildings and writing a weekly blog.
UCL Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) ran an event for 36 postgraduate translation studies students, all new to editing Wikipedia, to learn how to contribute to the online encyclopedia anyone can edit. Co-organiser Dr Mira Vogel discusses its success.