Using current live issues to explore theory and practice: an example from City Planning. Walking as pedagogy: Tackling urban issues through experiential learning.
by Dr Lovleen Kushwah and Dr Eva Pocher Background Enhancing student engagement using collaborative work in a framework of taught topics is nothing new. Team-based learning facilitates conceptual understanding and helps students develop communication skills (Gosser, 2001). It has been incorporated in our teaching practice to overcome a challenge in one of our Undergraduate Economics […]
Doctoral education can be considered an ‘apprenticeship’ (Park, 2015); where a new generation of practitioners (doctoral students) engage in on-the-job training (research and teaching) to become sufficiently adept at a profession (academia). In the first year of my doctoral studies (early 2010s), I remember attending a talk about ‘becoming an academic’, where we were told the […]
SoTL in a professional services role I’ve enjoyed carrying out a number of SoTL projects while working in a professional services role at the University of Glasgow. So how do you get involved in SoTL if you’re not a lecturer or tutor? And what can this perspective bring to SoTL projects? SoTL isn’t just ‘something […]