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Ways of learning

About this topic

While the lecture is a common methodology for teaching in Higher Education, teaching methods and ways of learning extend beyond the lecture theatre.

Opportunities exist to engage students not only in the subject matter of their degree, but in the application of such knowledge and associated skills to problems in the wider world. This can be achieved through:

  • research opportunities that build upon existing subject knowledge and enhance professional skills;
  • the provision of professional placements or collaborative projects
  • imaginative course design and the embedding of effective  technology-enhanced teaching methods.

This section provides real examples of this philosophy at work. Imaginative use of on-line resources to support students in the way that they find most easy to engage with; active learning in ‘flipped’ classrooms, solving current and relevant problems; international collaborations where our students work and learn alongside students in other countries and other cultures.


Case Studies

Improving the Learning Central experience

Christopher John

Published 06 Apr 2017 • 10 min read

Improving the Learning Central experience for Welsh language users and providing access to online learning materials without internet access.


Topics

Ways of learning | Designing for distance learners | Delivering blended programmes |

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Inspiring digital creativity through assessment

Dr Paul Brennan

Published 06 Sep 2017 • 17 min read

Dr Paul Brennan of Cardiff University's School of Medicine presents at the Centre for Education Innovation's 2017 Learning & Teaching Conference on the subject of 'Inspiring digital creativity through assessment'.


Topics

Ways of learning | Assessment design | Managing assessments |

1 recommendations

Students as co-producers for inter-professional education (IPE) multimedia learning resources

Dr Geraldine Hastings & Julie Latchem

Published 08 Sep 2017 • 21 min read

Dr Geraldine Hastings of Cardiff University's School of Healthcare Sciences and Julie Latchem of Cardiff University's School of Journalism Media and Cultural Studies co-present at the Centre for Education Innovation's 2017 Learning & Teaching


Topics

Ways of learning

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Cardiff Resources

National Software Academy

Carl Jones

Published 06 Apr 2017 • 13 min read

A presentation on how the School of Computer Science and Informatics introduced a new type of degree, which is industry led and produces work ready students from day one utilising problem based learning


Topics

Ways of learning | Learning journeys |

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Lesson Planning Guidance

Dr Iain Mossman

Published 20 Apr 2017 • 10 mins read

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


Topics

Ways of learning | Small group teaching | Large group teaching |

4 recommendations

Active Learning: the student perspective

Sophie Timbers and Mo Hanafy

Published 19 Apr 2017 • 5 min read

What is "active learning,' how is it effective and what are the possible drawbacks?


Topics

Ways of learning | Engaging with student feedback |

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Learning Partnerships – Co-design workshop

Christopher John

Published 01 Nov 2019 • 30 mins read

This workshop plan, adapted from the 7Cs of Learning Design (University of Leicester, 2019) and based on co-design experience at the School of Social Sciences and the School of Pharmacy, describes the steps in facilitation of a co-design workshop


Topics

Ways of learning | Learning journeys |

1 recommendations

Case based learning in the School of Medicine

Dr Zarabeth Newton & Dr Marcus Coffey

Published 19 Apr 2017 • 10 mins read

A presentation by Dr Marcus Coffey and Dr Zarabeth Newton on how case based learning was introduced to the C21 MBBCh Medicine course.


Topics

Ways of learning | Facilitating group work | Small group teaching |

2 recommendations

CUROP placements, the staff perspective - Dr Andrew Shore

Published 01 Jan 1970


Topics

Ways of learning

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