When a student says or does something that is offensive, it is important to talk to them about it. We know that this is a difficult task, as so many ...
Queer students are in higher education to learn just as much as non-queer students are. When attending a class, most queer students want to feel a part of the class ...
Part of the Resonance Pedagogy series, visit the home page. Dr Christophe Fricker interviews Professor Hartmut Rosa, a professor of sociology at the University of Jena, working within the tradition ...
Article by Wolfgang Endres, translated by Christophe Fricker, Part of the Resonance Pedagogy series, visit the home page. How research made time for resonant relationships   Technology helps us save time ...
This interview is part of Hartmut Rosa and Wolfgang Endres’s book “Resonanzpädagogik: Wenn es im Klassenzimmer knistert”, Weinheim: Beltz, 2016. The English translation is by Christophe Fricker. ...
Of the many challenges presented by teaching, answering the elusive question ‘what is the most effective teaching approach?’ is one of the most demanding. A significant impediment to discovering the ...
Information overload is a challenge for everyone in the hyper-connected world in which we live and can impact many aspects of our lives, from our general wellbeing to our daily ...
This ovation, delivered by Dr Mary Benton, was given at a recently graduation ceremony where she reflected on the impact of the pandemic on our teaching. By late March 2020 ...
If April was about not giving up, May is about throwing in the towel. I’m done. Now let’s be clear, I’m not done with writing a book in a year, ...
It’s just happened again. Someone asks me what I’m working on and I explain that I’m writing a book about regenerative design. The inevitable next two questions come: First, what ...
In secondary schools in England at the moment, students are preparing for public examinations which may represent the final assessment adaptations to Covid-19.   Undergraduates who have studied in the UK ...
As a secondary school teacher, and now also working as part of the University of Bristol’s BILT team, I’ve spent a fair amount of time reflecting on different experiences of ...
Three years ago, veterinary anatomy lecturer Julie Dickson applied for a Discretionary Seedcorn Funding to kick off a student-run Anatomy Club in the Vet School. A student committee was set ...
So, you want to write a book. And so, it’s time to put pen to paper and get writing. Right? Wrong! Before you write the book you need to find ...
The 2019 Bristol Teaching Awards was a fantastic night of celebration of the excellent teaching and learning that takes place at the University. The person deemed ‘best of the best’, ...
Crowdsourcing ideas from large groups of people is a proven technique for encountering new perspectives and generating innovation. Informally, this happens frequently through popular social media accounts. In early October ...
There's no one-size-fits-all approach to running your hybrid sessions due to the vast difference in student numbers, room capabilities and disciplinary differences. However, there are some activities you can do ...
Last July, I had the pleasure of presenting at the BILT conference ‘Tales from the digital classroom’1. It was a great event with some fantastic presentations and a broad range ...
Dr Jonathan Floyd’s recent presentation to Education Committee impressed the University’s education enthusiasts so much that a request was passed to me to get in touch and share what he ...
Details the Creative Futures open unit which explores futures studies from radically different perspectives: how designers and leaders create visions for the future and how these visions help shape more ...
We recently published a blog by Imogen Andrews, Chair of the Disability Network, on her reflections on the learning experience of students with disabilities. We wanted to follow this up ...
When reading through the Bristol Teaching Award nominations, I was struck by the number of students that mentioned how helpful their lecturers’ use of props had been. Bringing props into ...
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Francesco Fornetti, a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, has been shortlisted for the Inspiring and Innovative Teaching Award for the Faculty of Engineering, with multiple ...
Alison shares her experience of helping set up a journal club with her students during lockdown, which led to her being nominated for a Bristol Teaching Award. ...