EUSA Teaching Awards Podcast – Dr. Crispin Jordan and Dr. Glen Cousquer (34 min)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Welcome to the Edinburgh University Student’s Association Teaching Award Podcast Series. Working with the Edinburgh Hybrid Teaching Exchange to celebrate those that have been nominated and shortlisted for this year’s awards. In this episode, Grace Lavender Student Council Facilitator and 4th Year Religious Studies Student, talks with 2021 nominees Dr. …

Recognising and Counteracting Microaggressions against students from working-class and low socioeconomic backgrounds

Reading Time: < 1 minute This resource is intended to help you to: Understand what a microaggression is Understand the effect of microaggressions on student wellbeing and participation Identify common forms of microaggression experienced by students from low socioeconomic backgrounds/working class Learn some practical ways to counteract microaggressions and create an inclusive environment for all …

Open Education Resources at the University of Edinburgh

Reading Time: < 1 minute This curated selection of Teaching Matters posts, highlights the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) services at the University over the last five years and showcases the uses of OER in teaching, both in the creation of materials for sharing and the re-use, and adaptation of materials created elsewhere. Interacting …

Podcast: How Covid-19 Impacted Assessment: Academic Misconduct

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this episode, we continue the story of how Covid-19 changed Assessment Design through an issue whose temperature has risen with the move to digital and hybrid; academic misconduct. We hear the voices of Neil Lent, a Lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the Institute for Academic Development at the …

Why I Find It Helps To Remember You Have A Bum And A Back

Reading Time: 3 minutes The demands of remote teaching have given urgent rise to so many needs during the past 12 months.  We need screen breaks, we need good spec tech, we need more space at home than most of us have got, we need our children to go away, we need to move …

A series of videos for student-facing staff on supporting student mental health

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Charlie Waller Trust has been working with universities to raise awareness of student mental health. The University of Edinburgh has been working in partnership with the trust to raise awareness of the training modules across our community and have have produced a set of short films for non-clinical staff …

Updated: Insights From Reflections of the EUSA Student-Led Teaching Awards Nominees

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this post, we summarise, visualise and outline trends in the reflections from the nominees for the Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards based on written questions posed online to all nominees and featured on the Teaching Awards Page. The purpose of this page is to provide users of …

How Covid-19 Changed Assessment: Podcast (13 min) + Video (2 min)

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this podcast, Prof. Judy Hardy, Dean of Teaching and Learning in the College of Science and Engineering and Dr. Neil Lent Lecturer in Learning and Teaching at the Institute for Academic Development, explain the changes that staff have made to assessment as a result of Covid-19 and discuss the …