course design

Structuring learning differently

In this post, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Dr Ellis Saxey considers how the structure of a course can impact on student learning.

When I taught undergraduate students, at the end of my seminars, one of my departing students would often say goodbye, and add: ‘I didn’t do the reading for this week, but I will now – it sounds […]

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Game-based teaching and learning

Following on from his earlier post on gamification and student engagement, the Teaching and Learning Centre’s Mark Baltovic talks briefly about some of the interesting results emerging about video games and student development.

In my Summer Term blog post, I discussed the potential for education from gamification – the application of elements of game design and mechanics to non-game contexts. The […]

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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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Course design and the LSE Teaching and Learning Centre

In today’s post Dr Claire Gordon, Head of the Teaching and Learning Centre, discusses how course design can impact student learning.

Working with academic colleagues across the School on the design of new courses and programmes or the revision of existing courses and programmes is one of the main areas of our work in the LSE Teaching and Learning Centre. […]

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Meet the Excellence in Education Awards Winners, 2016: Dr Jo Braithwaite

Dr Jo Braithwaite is an Associate Professor of international commercial finance law. Her teaching combines a commitment to exploring legal principles with topical case studies, and a personal approach, meaning that students’ interests and goals help to tailor content and keep motivation levels high. She has also used her teaching as a basis for initiatives to support colleagues in […]

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