About this topic
Our culture encourages international exchanges and collaborations. As a Welsh institution, the University also provides a range of opportunities to learn and study in Welsh.
We aim to provide an excellent learning experience for all students regardless of cultural background, previous educational experience and attainment or individual health requirements.
Diversity brings a dual challenge for teaching staff: how to maximise the benefits such diversity brings to the learning environment and how to meet individual student needs?
Our staff are supported in this work by legislation - such as the Equality Act (2010) and the Welsh Language Act (1993) – and the knowledge and skills of our highly regarded specialised support staff. These colleagues contribute to the development of staff by offering a range of development opportunities such as bespoke sessions for teams as well as centrally organised training sessions.
This topic provides examples of how universal design principles can be applied to learning and teaching in order to support and enhance the experience of the increasingly diverse student population in Higher Education.
Working together towards inclusive healthcare curricula
Maurice O’Brien and Dr. Dave Clarke
Published 20 Apr 2017 • 30 min read
A case study showing how the School of Healthcare Sciences has been working to address the health and social care needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) staff, students and patients.
Fostering a Sense of Community in Postgraduate Distance Learners
Dr Katja Umla-Runge, Sian Edney and Dr Athanasios Hassoulas
Published 16 Jan 2020 • 15 mins read
In this video, Dr Katja Umla-Runge, Sian Edney and Dr Athanasios Hassoulas discuss the initiatives they introduced to their e-learning MSc in Psychiatry to increase social integration and engagement of a highly diverse student body.
TopicsWays of learning | Inclusive Curriculum | Designing for distance learners |
Straeon o lwyddiant ar gwrs Newyddiaduraeth cyfrwng Cymraeg/Success stories on a Welsh-medium Journalism course
Sian Morgan Lloyd & Llion Carbis
Published 17 Jan 2020 • 14 mins read
Sian Morgan Lloyd discusses the importance of industry partnerships and associated learning opportunities. Llion Carbis worked on the project last year and shares his experience and the opportunities open to students
TopicsWays of learning | Inclusive Curriculum | Enterprise & Employability | Engaging with student feedback | Welsh Medium Provision |
Rhoi’r Iaith ar Waith: datblygu dilys ar draws y ddarpariaeth / The Language in Action: authentic development across the provision
Dr Angharad Naylor
Published 17 Jan 2020 • 16 minutes read
Yn y cyflwyniad hwn byddwn yn crynhoi newidiadau diweddar i’r ddarpariaeth ar ein graddau BA yn y Gymraeg sydd yn defnyddio dysgu dilys er mwyn cyfuno’r academaidd, yr ymarferol a’r proffesiynol ym mhrofiad y myfyriwr./In this presentation we
TopicsWays of learning | Inclusive Curriculum | Engaging with student feedback | Welsh Medium Provision |
Structuring Accessible Learning Materials
Dr Nathan Roberts
Published 17 Feb 2017 • 5 mins read
The way you structure and present your learning materials has a significant impact on how accessible they are to your learners, whatever medium or file format you choose. Content that is structured into appropriate sub-sections and organised
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