How would you play it?

Dr Louise Sheridan, Senior Lecturer/Programme Leader: MEd Adult Education, Community Development and Youth Work, University of Glasgow Dr Merja Kylmäkoski, Principal Lecturer, Humak University of Applied Sciences A character-based game for teaching This blog introduces a teaching activity that was developed as a tool to promote the active engagement of students within a Higher Education setting. […]

Comparison of behaviour and attitudes towards plagiarism between undergraduate and post-graduate taught level in MVLS at the University of Glasgow

By Carolyn Loveridge and Kimberly Davis In this blog post, I would like to talk about and share some interesting results which are part of my ongoing MEd Academic Practice Project which is under the supervision of Kimberly Davis. I will give an overview of the background and rationale behind the project, the aim and […]


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 […]

Research internship scheme for undergraduates

Authors: Dr Geethanjali Selvaretnam, Senior Lecturer, EconomicsKaren Clancey, Undergraduate Programmes OfficerAdam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow In this blog, we share how we created a research internship scheme for undergraduate students at the Adam Smith Business School at the University of Glasgow (ASBS), explain the process and show how beneficial such a scheme is. […]

Power of reflexivity and reflective writing: Becoming a mindful Educator

by Karen Thompson Late in 2020, I completed my master’s dissertation (Master’s Project) for the MEd in Academic Practice.  Having submitted it, I was waiting in a long post office queue to send my Christmas cards whist listening to Nathalie Sheridan’s podcast and experimental paper on ‘Becoming a University Teacher’ (2020).  Many of the stories […]