Tag Archives: Education

Transforming university teaching?

Daphne Loads  How can university teaching be transformed?  What is the role of universities in transforming an unequal society?  I’ve just finished reading a book that faces up to both of these tough questions: “Re-imagining academic staff development: spaces for disruption,” edited by Lynn Quinn.  As an academic developer I have responsibility for helping lecturers […]

Breaking barriers

Hazel Marzetti  ‘The Student Experience’ is a hot topic in 2013.  But what is it?  Is there a single student experience?  And if not, are there any threads which can in any way unify the many diverse experiences? Working on the Accessible and Inclusive Learning Project at the University of Edinburgh has enabled me to […]