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“Are engineers better placed to learn to become physics teachers than physicists?”

Asks our author Nicola Jones in this thoughtful blogpost. So get your cuppa and enjoy the read! Learning to become a teacher is a challenging and daunting task for many but for those with backgrounds in physics and maths, learning to become a physics teacher may be harder than for those from engineering backgrounds. To […]

#LoveCoSESoTL

Colleagues of the College of Science & Engineering (CoSE) are running a social media campaign via Twitter this week (14-19 March 2022) to share our love of the amazing SoTL work of our colleagues in our disciplines. SoTL is an integral part to provide evidence-based teaching practice, and therefore continuously improve our students’ learning experience. […]

Day 11: Enhancing Written Feedback

Welcome to day 11 of our SoTL adventure! In this blog post, and accompanying sway, William McGuire discusses feedback literacy. Enhancing Written Feedback Toolkit by William McGuire (@willieapps) from the School of Education Aims To stimulate critical reflection on what constitutes useful written feedback; To present some principles of effective feedback from the literature and […]

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Day 9: Embedding Graduate Attributes within the Psychology curriculum

Graduate Attribute Infographics: Embedding graduate attributes in the psychology curriculum Dr Steven McNair, School of Psychology and Neuroscience. Professional development is a key focus of the University of Glasgow’s current learning and teaching strategy (University of Glasgow, 2021a), and at college-level one priority is to “Embed employability into our curricula” (University of Glasgow, 2021b). Though […]

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Day 8: Mental health and employability in online distance learning

The MSc Psychology Conversion Online Distance Learning (ODL) programme at the University of Glasgow is a 30-month, part-time, British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited programme that enables students to pursue a career in psychology and related disciplines on completion of their degree. Jointly taught by the Schools of Psychology and Education the programme continues to see […]

Day 7: Learning to Read Scientific Journal Articles

Do your elves struggle with reading (scientific) journal articles? Do they even know where to start? Do they know how to read them and extract appropriate information? Would you like to help them become more comfortable, confident and capable when d’elving into these tomes? Then, Day 7 is your lucky day! James Bartlett (@JamesEBartlett) and […]