Experiential Learning & The ‘7Cs’

Students taking part in Experiential Learning in a simulated crime scene

By Rhian Ellis Professor Richard Owen, from the Hilary Rodham Clinton School of Law, recently presented a great  ‘7 Characteristics of a Good University Teacher’ seminar at SALT. In this very enjoyable and well-attended session, Richard explained how and why he has taken an ‘experiential learning’ approach in his teaching and…

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LGBT+ Inclusion and Pronoun Pin Badges

Swansea University Pronoun Badges on a Swansea Uni lanyard

By Cath Elms, c.l.elms@swansea.ac.uk As the university’s Equality Advisor and LGBT+ Staff Network co-chair, I specialise in LGBT+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) inclusion for staff and students at the university. My work involves providing advice and support on LGBT+ issues at work and study. I also lead on the university’s…

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Why I wear my inclusivity badge

Six people from different ethnic backgrounds holding each others wrists

When I first arrived at Swansea University, inclusive practice and diversity were just aspects that I aspired to embed within my pedagogy. I realized that I had lots to learn. The more learned, the more I realized that this would be very developmental and that I would always be learning. The…

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Inclusive Swansea

As a member of the ISS Inclusivity group, I have been working with colleagues on developing ways to promote and recognize the excellent work that Swansea staff is doing for Equality Diversity & Inclusion (EDI). We created an Icon, which we felt represented inclusion,  and have had badges made and…

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What does Excellence look like ? 10th October 2018

SALT recently held an event in Taliesin Create to celebrate, and consider the connection between, Swansea being awarded TEF Gold and the excellent teaching and student support recognised by the ELTA and ESSA awards. PVC Professor Martin Stringer opened the event by making the link between excellence and TEF Gold…

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My Inclusivity Badge and me …

What does the Inclusivity Badge mean to me ? Having received my colourful, new inclusivity badge, I started to reflect what this actually means … sure – being ‘inclusive’ and all that – but what is the actual message behind this rather trendy term? I started my Swansea University journey…

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The VLE Wonderland

When I joined the Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) team in the Swansea Academy of Learning and Technology (SALT) at Swansea University, I was looking forward to making the most of my previous educational and professional experiences in a job which seemed tailor-made for someone with my background. I have a…

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Inclusivity Tweetchat

Just wanted to advertise Swansea University’s first Inclusivity Tweet Chat. It will run from 12 noon on Thursday 12th July. So why not join in, to ask and answer some of the questions that lots of us have and might not feel able to ask. So if you are just…

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