[WEBINAR] What are undergraduate students telling us this year about their learning and teaching experiences?

Introduced by Helen May, HEA https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/workstreams-research/research-and-policy https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/research/surveys https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/research/surveys/ukes-uk-engagement-survey/take-part-ukes Presentation by Jason Leman https://handouts-live.s3.amazonaws.com/293fba2d124a403da0d35e9703389223?sessionId=2586471732310502412&participantId=200009 Application of methods not really changing so it’s a change in perception Confidence in asking questions, language barriers – expect less questions in STEM subjects Staff accessibility is important, identity other routes of communication, e.g. email, especially regarding…

An academic and proud of it?

A real challenge to think back to why we are in the academic space, the values that we need to hold onto! There was never a golden age in which academic values such as universalism and disinterestedness were not at risk, argues Bruce Macfarlane. But in an age of sponsorism…

Should Universities be learning from Supermarkets?

[caption id="attachment_5183" align="alignright" width="300" caption="http://www.sxc.hu/photo/386657"][/caption] Universities are encouraged to learn from Supermarket consumer-led strategies: He recommended that institutions should embrace social media as a feedback tool and to enable "two-way communication" with students because traditional methods of complaining were out of date. "If I am unhappy about something, I don't…
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