Learning and Teaching in Action: MMU's Journal for the scholarship of teaching and learning

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Learning and Teaching in Action
Volume 10, Issue 1: Open Issue

 

Editorial

Charles Neame
Charles introduces the new Learning and Teaching in Action and situates it within wider recent developments in pedagogical scholarship at MMU.   Download Editorial (pdf file)

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Exploring the role of the Expert

Sam Illingworth
The facilitator-model can be defined as one in which the teacher is part of a co-learning experience, but also provides the structure for this learning to take place; a leader but not an expert.   Download Exploring the role of the Expert (pdf file)

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Introducing ALF

Joe McCullagh
The development of ALF, an interactive online space to share, research, develop and exchange work and ideas across and beyond the School of Art's communities.   Download Introducing ALF (pdf file)

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The Benefits of Peer Mentoring for Disabled Students

Gill Rice, Samuel Parker, Nahida Shabbir, Alexandra Galbraith
Managing complexity through effective pre-entry and transition support.   Download The Benefits of Peer Mentoring for Disabled Students (pdf file)

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'People will never forget how you made them feel'

Eileen Pollard
(quote: Maya Angelou). A reflection on being observed teaching - what do students and teachers think we are all doing in a higher education lecture theatre and what might we want to change?   Download 'People will never forget how you made them feel' (pdf file)

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Programme quality documentation and Education for Sustainable Development: an overview across MMU

Valeria Vargas
A study of ESD in the curriculum at MMU, part of a whole institution approach to embed sustainability into the curriculum through different initiatives.   Download Programme quality documentation and Education for Sustainable Development: an overview across MMU (pdf file)

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Screencasting as a means of Enhancing the Student Learning Experience

Paul Smith
A pilot study in BSc (Hons) degree chemistry teaching at MMU showing strong evidence that screencasting technology can lead to significant educational gains.   Download Screencasting as a means of Enhancing the Student Learning Experience (pdf file)

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MMU Flotilla – What would being in the top 50 universities for teaching look like?

Eleanor Livermore
An analysis of responses from the last MMU Teaching and Learning conference.   Download MMU Flotilla – What would being in the top 50 universities for teaching look like? (pdf file)

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If you are interested in contributing, please contact Charles Neame (c.neame@mmu.ac.uk)