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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SALT 7 Characteristics Seminar No. 3: Audio Feedback

Picture of a boy and an old fashioned microphone

What was the session about? March saw the third seminar in our ‘7 Characteristics of a Good Practice in Undergraduate Education’ series here at SALT, delivered by Sandy George and Pete Hanratty from Swansea University’s Centre for Academic Success (CAS).           The session was well attended…

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7 Characteristics of Good University Teaching: Closing the Gap

Photograph of Jon Hinkin

  Recently, ELTA award winner, Jonathan Hinkin, from Swansea University’s College of Human and Health Science, delivered the second seminar in SALT’s ‘7 Characteristics’ series, ‘Scenario-Based Learning: Closing the Gap’.       What are the 7 Characteristics of Good Higher Education?   Encourage contact between students and faculty Develop…

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