Submission of TEF3

Earlier today the final version of our submission for the Teaching Excellence Framework, year three (TEF3) was submitted to HEFCE. I want, first of all, to publicly thank all those within the University who have contributed to, or helped to draft, this year’s document. A great deal of work has…

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Looking Back, Facing Forward – 2018 New Year Blog

Here in SALT, we thought we’d take a leaf out of PVC Stringer’s book and work on some New Year’s resolutions ourselves.  Kicking off the blog posts is one of our newer team members, Rhian Ellis with her reflections on 2017 and what she’s hoping to achieve in 2018. What…

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John Knight Session 17th July 2018 – Park Campus

Click here and put your name in the email to book on this session (2 out of 3 spaces left) Session title: Pathophysiology of diabetes (Emergency Medical Technicians) Number of students: 20 – 30 Date, time and location: 17th July 2018, 09:00 – 10:50, Room 110 Haldane – Singleton Campus…

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Ute Keller Open Door Sessions

Ute is offering a more bespoke approach to her sessions, due to the nature of her classes. Her sessions are all small group (25 students maximum) and are difficult to exactly tie down to given dates so she suggests that you contact her directly to find out what she has…

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New Year Resolutions?

Do you make New Year resolutions? As a rule, I don’t. I never find that I keep to them more than a couple of weeks or so anyway. What I have done, however, for many years now, is to use the time over Christmas (as well as the time just…

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How can I improve my skills in digital learning?

Next month, Monday January 15 – Friday January 19 2018 sees the launch of the annual BYOD4L CPD activities aimed at enhancing your own skills in using digital media and devices to support your own learning and that of your students. This is a great bitesize CPD opportunity, supporting more…

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Lightboard – teaching innovation at its best

SALT Seminar: Lightboard in Engineering I attended the first seminar of the SALT series ‘7 characteristics of a Good University Teacher’ delivered by Dr Richard Cobley and Dr Karin Ennser. This was an inspirational session to show how the Lightboard has been used for developing high quality teaching material. What…

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Ada Lovelace Day – Reflection and Inclusivity links

Reflections on ‘Ada Lovelace Day’ – Implications for ‘Inclusivity’ in Learning and Teaching.  It was my pleasure to attend this year’s Ada Lovelace Day event on October 12th at Swansea University, along with my SALT colleague Jacqui Neale.  The event featured the keynote speaker Professor Joy Merrell from the College…

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