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Our themes

We have identified five key 'themes' or areas of focus for the Learning Hub. These themes reflect key areas of activity and expertise across Cardiff University, and will evolve to reflect the ever changing nature of learning and teaching in Higher Education.

Designing for learning

Good curriculum design and programme development is fundamental for embedding good practice in learning and teaching. Investigate examples of how different learning approaches (e.g. technology enhanced learning, inquiry-based learning, distance learning) have been developed to support and demonstrate intended aims and objectives.

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Assessment for Learning

Assessment is a key aspect of the learning cycle. Explore good practice in assessment design that enables learners to monitor and reflect upon their progress and support future learning.

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Supporting your teaching

Whether flipping the classroom or facilitating group work, it is important to recognise the range of approaches available.  Learn more about the different methodologies and how they can been applied to enhance teaching practice.

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Supporting students

Providing students with a full range of high-quality academic, administrative and pastoral support is an essential part of the student experience. Discover how mechanisms such as Personal Tutoring and Student Mentoring support students to develop both academically and as individuals.

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Professional Development

Discover the range of activities available to develop pedagogic understanding and teaching practice, and how such activities can be captured and recognised.

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Most recommended

Small group teaching: Methods & Techniques

Dr Nathan Roberts

Published 02 Dec 2016 • 10 mins read

Different methods facilitate different kinds of student engagement and opportunities to learn.


Small group teaching

14 recommendations

Marking, grading and giving feedback

Published 23 Dec 2016 • 20 mins read

This set of materials is intended to provide guidance and support for those who are new to assessing and giving feedback and who are asked to implement an existing assessment process.


Assessment Design | Providing feedback

8 recommendations

Lesson Planning Guidance

Dr Iain Mossman

Published 15 Dec 2016 • 10 mins read

A downloadable visual guide on how to design and plan a lesson.


Ways of learning | Small group teaching | Large group teaching

6 recommendations

Interpreting and expressing learning outcomes in learning design

Christopher John

Published 17 Oct 2019 • 30 mins read

This resource is a tutorial, based on experience at Cardiff University School of Social Sciences, provides a grounding in learning outcome interpretation and expression using the ABC learning design method from University College London.


Ways of learning | Learning journeys

6 recommendations

Contribute to the Learning Hub

The Learning Hub is designed by academics for academics and we would encourage you to share anything that supports, enhances or prompts reflection on teaching and learning here at Cardiff University.

This is an opportunity to be an active part of the teaching community here at Cardiff, to share your expertise with your colleagues.

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Cardiff University's School of Journalism, Media and Culture worked with their Careers lead to develop an optional second-year undergraduate employability module. The module provides students with the opportunity to undertake a placement as part of their degree.


Enterprise and employability

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Marketing and Society – The story of public value teaching

Dr Carolyn Strong, Sophie Lison, Yomna Gaballa, Charlotte Saunders, Liam Cotton and Zayn Sadiq

Published 11 Sep 2019 • 14 mins read

Watch Dr Carolyn Strong present on the year two module, Marketing and Society that has been hugely successful in promoting public value. Working in partnership with socially aware local businesses this module strives to improve student outcomes and engagement with local business communities.


Ways of learning | Enterprise and employability

2 recommendations

Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme: Production of GM plants resistant to aphid infection

Dr Geraint Parry, Ryan Coates, Emily Heath, Hannah Elliott and Sophie Thomas

Published 17 Jan 2020 • 8 mins read

This video features Dr Geraint Parry and undergraduate Bioscience students discussing their experiences undertaking a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) summer placement in 2018.


Ways of learning | Enterprise and employability | Research-led teaching | Supporting placement learning

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This video features Andrea Drobna, a first year undergraduate talking about her experience on a Cardiff Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (CUROP) summer placement in 2018.


Ways of learning | Enterprise and employability | Research-led teaching | Supporting placement learning

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