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…

Getting the most out of assessment and feedback – staff and student perspectives

Getting the most out of assessment and feedback – staff and student perspectives

There is no doubt that many students and staff would prefer university assessment to be different to what they currently experience. Our collective attention when it comes to teaching and assessment tends to be on educational effectiveness and efficiency, rather than on the extent to which our approaches and strategies of choice support diverse and sustainable ways of knowing that honour and empower learner experience and development…