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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Scenarios are a highlight of the new BEng Biomedical engineering programme. In a scenario, all lectures stop and students spend the whole week working on a group project where they solve a biomedical engineering problem. Professor Adam Gibson explains.
The UCL Institute of Education's MA in Education recently developed a MOOC (massive open online course) as an online-taster course for the
programme. The MOOC features interviews with high-profile academics talking
about their research and how it helps them to answer every-day questions and
assumptions about education.
A new module, ‘Current
Topics in Research’, offered to fourth year (MSci) students in the UCL Division
of Biosciences gives students the opportunity to attend selected lectures from the departmental
seminar series, all of which cover a wide range of research and are given by
internationally known scientists.
“Is there a way to expose learners to the pressures of project work in a knowledge environment, reward engagement and at the same time ensure that they develop strong technical skills and sophisticated perspectives on complex scientific problems?” Professor Geraint Thomas (UCL Cell & Developmental Biology) shared his answer at a recent UCL Arena Exchange Seminar.
Students completing the Doctor in Education EdD, a professional doctorate, at UCL Institute of Education (IoE) experience a connected sequence of learning activities that help them, step by step, to become more able to undertake research. Professor Martin Oliver explains.
For Jane Burns (UCL School of Management), Moodle’s completion tracking has proven to be a quick, useful and tangible way of finding out which of her students might benefit from extra assistance. She describes the process, the benefits and her plans for utilising the subsequent data in the future.
Ignacia Ossul and Jack Davy took on the role of ‘Navigators’ during the two-week Global Citizenship Programme, a position where they supported undergraduates’ learning whilst building upon their own teaching experience.
Internationalisation at UCL IOE: drawing on cultural capitals of students and pupils in their placement schools
Verna Brandford discusses the opportunities students have in the PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages programme to draw upon their own cultural experiences.