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    Pro Director Education Vision Fund update- The Philosophy Exchange

Pro Director Education Vision Fund update- The Philosophy Exchange

Today’s post outlines the success of the Department of Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method’s Pro-Director Education Vision Funded project, the Philosophy Exchange. You can find out more about the Philosophy Exchange and other School-funded projects at the LSE Education Symposium on Wednesday 9th May.

Launched in Lent Term, the Philosophy Exchange was designed to give undergraduate students the chance to […]

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Engaging students through gamification

In today’s post, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Mark Baltovic continues the discussion on gamification and student learning.

The idea that games can enhance student learning is increasingly being recognised, even at the higher education level; indeed, in Games and learning, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Ellis Saxey discussed an example of game-playing on a course in the Department of Anthropology. […]

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    The long fight for in-session resits and assessment diversity at LSE

The long fight for in-session resits and assessment diversity at LSE

Jasmina Bidé and Riham Mansour, respectively LSESU Education Officer and LSESU Community and Welfare Officer, write on the School’s recent commitment to assessment reform.

40 years after students began agitating for summer resits, the LSESU and LSE have between them accomplished the historic achievement of voting yes to in-session exam resits and assessment diversification.

Exam resits and assessment diversification are […]

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Educational Strategy Unit survey results

In Michaelmas Term, the LSE Educational Strategy Unit undertook three pilot surveys to gather feedback on students’ perceptions, expectations and experiences of education at LSE. Posing questions about a range of themes in education to our students, both those just about to join LSE and those who had already spent time studying here, highlighted some anticipated themes and responses, […]

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    Meet the Excellence in Education Award Winners, 2016: Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece

Meet the Excellence in Education Award Winners, 2016: Dr Jennifer Jackson-Preece

Dr Jackson-Preece is an Associate Professor of Nationalism, with a joint appointment in both the European Institute and the Department of International Relations. Her teaching is underpinned by a collaborative approach designed to support students as co-producers of knowledge and includes innovative use of technology to explore themes and narratives.
‘While I have maybe been considering an idea for years, […]

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