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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 (use the list in the left hand navigation to access these specific categories).

Want ideas on how to build a Connected Curriculum? Find case studies on the 'Curriculum inspiration' page.

If you would like to share your tips or best practice, please email teaching.learning@ucl.ac.uk so we can feature your work here.

Latest Guides & Case Studies

Teaching Greek for Beginners with 'A Night at the Petrie Museum'

The two-hour session was part of the ‘Greek for Beginners A’ module and aimed to combine academic learning with innovative methodologies and object-based learning. During a visit to the Petrie Museum our students had the chance to apply their knowledge by transcribing real ancient artefacts from Roman-Egypt, while at the same time being introduced to a specialist area of research.

'Meet your lecturer': personal tutoring with a difference

The ‘Meet your Lecturer’ scheme has been successfully incorporated into the personal tutoring scheme in many departments across UCL. The Structural and Molecular Biology department have a subtly different approach. Rather than meeting and interviewing a lecturer, the tutor gives his tutees a tour of their laboratory and introduction to their research. Dr Lawrence Bellamy explains.

BASC2001 Object Lessons: communicating knowledge through collections

‘Object Lessons’ is a second year core module on the BASc Arts and Sciences undergraduate degree programme at UCL. This case study explores how it currently meets the priorities of the Connected Curriculum initiative and suggests some areas that could be developed to enhance the connectivity offered by the module.