Launching the 2018/19 HEA Student Surveys at Teesside University

Launching the 2018/19 HEA Student Surveys at Teesside University

For the first time, Teesside University will this week launch three national student surveys coordinated by the Higher Education Academy (HEA). These surveys will broaden our understanding of the experiences of our students, allowing us to drive enhancements based on a robust evidence base. As national surveys, the results will allow Teesside University to benchmark the experiences of our students against the sector…

Learning and Teaching Journal Club – managing work stressors, focusing on balancing teaching and research

Learning and Teaching Journal Club – managing work stressors, focusing on balancing teaching and research

This March’s Learning and Teaching Journal Club will look at teaching methods in the classroom for a particularly thorny topic – pharmacology. Should we flip and lecture, or should interactive problem solving be the way forward?Matthew Van Loo is presenting the paper. If you have ever wondered why the students find pharmacology challenging to learn (or any other core topic to your subject area), then this could be the session for you…

Planning for diversity with Universal Design for Learning

Planning for diversity with Universal Design for Learning

Here at Teesside University we now have a set of inclusivity principles to assist Schools, Departments and the University to plan for diversity across all aspects of the student experience. The adoption of a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approach will support the creation of flexible ways of learning that also empower learners to develop both inside and outside the classroom…

Future Facing Learning Spaces Seminar

Future Facing Learning Spaces Seminar

A significant amount of estates development is currently underway in UK colleges and universities at a time of major change for educational technology and modes of learning and teaching. This is evidenced by Teesside University’s own commitment to an extended programme of estates, infrastructure and pedagogic innovation. Changing educational requirements of increasingly diverse student populations have prompted…

Semester 2 Module Evaluations

Semester 2 Module Evaluations

Module evaluations are designed to inform the enhancement of learning and teaching across the University, and therefore contribute to the delivery of an outstanding student and learning experience. Through engaging staff and students in the evaluation and reporting process, module evaluations stimulate meaningful dialogue concerning pedagogic practice and the student experience…