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).
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Anne Robertson describes the ways in which students from various backgrounds are are supported whilst undertaking a Primary PGCE at the UCL Institute of Education.
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.
Matthew Wood-Hill (UCL Bartlett Development Planning Unit) describes how videos are being used to connect research and teaching as well as to take students “beyond just the books”.
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.
Internationalisation at UCL IOE: helping students know the different cultural contexts of their classmates
Dr Elanore Hargreaves explains the benefits of students undertaking intercultural group work within the MA Effective Learning and Teaching programme at the UCL Institute of Education.
‘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.
Katharine Curruthers talks about creating "an atmosphere where people are mutually supportive and people stop worrying about being wrong" at the Institute of Education's Confucius Institute.
Dr Ema Muk-Pavic (UCL Mechanical Engineering) shares how using videos as a form of assessment has proved beneficial, time-saving and useful for both students and staff.