Inspire - a Teaching Fellows' newsletter

A quarterly publication on the contemporary issues influencing teaching and learning.

Friday, 7 December 2012

December Newsletter




INSPIRE – excellence in learning & teaching at Middlesex

Middlesex University Teaching Fellows                                                                        December 2012

Welcome to the inaugural issue of Inspire. It will be coming to you three times per year.
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Find a Fellow
Who are the University Teaching Fellows? See the current list (by school/service) and link to their profiles.



Spotlight on the NSS

The trouble with the NSS is … well, where do you start? It’s possible to lose count of the number of things that can trouble us about the NSS.





7 thorny questions ..... to reflect on
Over coffee or in a particularly reflective moment ask yourself and a selection of experienced colleagues some questions.


App-date
How can the spontaneous ‘scribbling on acetate’ type classroom interactions be moved onto the web? What about when we need to scribble, describe, explain?





Top tips
A regular series of advice columns. This issue contains some thoughts on team teaching from Cathy Minett-Smith.


Student’s eye view
What is the role of a Student Learning Assistant (SLA)? Rosina Georgiou explains how she works at 'bridging the gap between lecturers and students'.


Research roundup
A regular feature of the Newsletter, highlighting funding opportunities available and publications focusing on learning and teaching.


Conferences
A regular listing of conferences with a learning and teaching theme, plus links to other sites listing similar events.



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