Take a look at a range of our best posts from Lent Term 2016.
The Peer Support team are a group of students trained to support other LSE students, both graduates and undergraduates. Now in its fifth year, the scheme provides training and ongoing support to students willing to lend an understanding ear to their peers. Through 2016-7, a team of 31 Peer Supporters has met with students to listen and provide support, […]
On March 14th, three LSE students had the opportunity to present their research at the Posters in Parliament event, held at the Palace of Westminster. This British Conference of Undergraduate Research event showcased posters from more than 40 students, outlining research projects carried out by students from across the country, with topics ranging from what a nanotechnology future may […]
As LSE LIFE continues to develop and expand its workshops for students across the School, the centre is also engaged in collaborative efforts with departments to address specific programme needs. An example of this was a collaborative Saturday ‘Away Day’ for MSc Politics and Communication students co-designed by Dr Nick Anstead (Media and Communications), Dr Sara Felix (LSE LIFE), […]
As the first of our Focus on classroom interaction series, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s newest Academic Developer, Dr Erik Blair, discusses how classroom mapping can help teachers to better understand student interaction in the classroom.
In one way or another I have been observing teaching for over 20 years. Throughout, I have drawn maps of the teaching environment. My first observations […]
In this, the first of our Heresy of the Week mini-series, Dr Ellis Saxey of LSE’s Teaching and Learning Centre discusses Elizabeth Bjork’s and Robert Bjork’s work on ‘desirable difficulties’ and explains how making things hard for students – if the right things are chosen – can be good for learning.
I’m experiencing a pedagogic quandary. Often, in my work […]