Category: Teaching Practice

Discussions around teaching practice.

What creative writing can tell us about teaching in higher education

Creative writing teaches students to pay attention to words, to take risks and perhaps even surprise themselves.

/ 5 March, 2024

I ask students ‘why?’ (more often) in the era of ChatGPT

Patricia Koromvokis is fostering students' critical thinking skills by constantly asking them to explain 'why?'.

/ 5 March, 2024

Demystifying generative AI for teaching

Educate yourself about generative AI so you can guide your students and use it effectively yourself.

/ 1 March, 2024

Academic mentoring

Mentoring relationships are invaluable for professional development. The Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching MOOC offers a wealth of resources to support mentors and mentees.

/ 28 February, 2024

Spotlight on practice: speed dating, electric guitars and goosebumps in accounting – Nandini Krishna Kumar

Nandini Kumar set out to bust the myth that accounting is a boring subject. Here’s how she connects with her students to make learning fun.

/ 23 February, 2024

Teaching and Leadership Community of Practice unpacks the hot topics

Demonstrating that collaboration, collegiality – and community – works for supporting teaching – and teachers.

/ 23 February, 2024

Small changes – big impacts: learnings from neurodivergence action research

Neurodivergent students face many learning challenges at university - however small changes to how your unit is taught can make a big difference.

/ 20 February, 2024

Peer review of teaching…anyone?

The Contemporary Approaches to University Teaching MOOC explores the role of formative peer review in continuous professional development and learning.

/ 15 February, 2024