• Supporting Transition to Higher Education

    What we do To facilitate the induction and transition of students new to Higher Education, The BA Hons Teaching Learning & Child Development programme have developed a work booklet for their students to engage with through the Getting Started pages. The booklet, divided into 4 key sections, is designed to introduce students to common ways […]

  • Student support initiative in the Medical School

    by Dr. Peter Leadbetter. With the FY for Medicine we have incorporated a new student support system (and have written an SOP) to support students.   We also have provided links to key student support services offered by the University (for examples please get in touch) Given that staff only have 3 FY students as personal-tutees […]

  • Supporting students in AHSC

    In this case study Hazel Flight, AHSC within the FOHSC explains how they are working to ensure effective student communications. “We are using collaborate, not just to teach, but to have catch ups.  I have a weekly catch up with each year group. This is optional for the students to attend, and give me the opportunity […]

  • Putting “content” online: Supporting student learning

    Inclusivity in course design—curricular interventions by Ellie Kennedy, NTU. A key focus of the Success for All educational development initiative was to ensure that curricular interventions—i.e. interventions into mainstream learning and teaching on the course—remain in focus. Studies on inclusive interventions in the sector (e.g. Thomas 2012; Hockings 2010; Mountford-Zimdars 2016; UUK 2019) emphasise the […]

  • Personal Tutoring Online

    Enhanced guidance to support colleagues in tutoring online will be available during the University Learning and Teaching Day. However in advance, and in addition to the existing Staff and Student Guides, University guidance and training resources and materials, you may find these link helpful: Effective Personal Tutoring in HE is a comprehensive text that explores […]

  • Social Media for Learning

    A guest blog post from Visiting Professor Sue Beckingham, Sheffield Hallam University and her students working within the SMASH team which is a student partnership group researching Social Media for Academic Studies at Hallam. To access the blog post please click here

  • New post on HEPI

    Online learning: Are we asking the right questions? Without warning, and almost overnight, the higher education sector has embarked on a whole-scale experiment in online learning. There is no doubt that this is a challenging time for both students and teaching staff, but what can the academic literature tell us about online learning? Please click here […]