Dyslexia: Understanding and supporting dyslexic students, 4 June 2014

Source: University of Nottingham Teaching and Learning webpage Location: King’s Meadow CampusDate(s)Wednesday 4th June 2014 (09:30-12:30) Staff are invited to an information session which will focus on understanding what dyslexia is and how to support dyslexic students. It is relevant to all academic staff, especially those who are personal tutors and colleagues in a range…

The benefits of roleplay: teaching History

Meet our first guest blogger, Dr Joe Merton from the Department of History! Joe Merton is Lecturer in Twentieth Century History at the University of Nottingham. His research and teaching interests focus on the political and cultural history of the post-1945 United States, especially issues of race, ethnicity, crime and the American city. http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/history/people/joe.merton For…

Exploring the impacts of policy changes on student approaches and attitudes to learning in contemporary higher education: implications for student learning engagement

We all speak of a changed learning environment, so the publication of this latest report from The Higher Education Academy seems very timely indeed. The text below is taken from the HEA’s page; please follow the link for the full report:   This research investigated how the shifting policy landscape, particularly in relation to fee…