Curriculum Design
The teaching role in H.E..

17 resources
across 5 Faculties

Faculty of Arts

Managing the personal side of small group teaching.

You have to draw distinctions very much between the teacher and the assessor, and I think all of us have to change hats from time…

2 min 2s video by Hamish Forbes et al. (January 2004)


A School approach to supporting e-learning developments

The School of English Studies employed a full-time e-learning coordinator in the body of Matt Green. The post was funded for… (2345 word resource by Matthew Green, School of English Studies: June 2005).


Teaching difference and exclusion: audiences, assumptions and practices

Academics working across the social sciences and humanities are often faced with the task of teaching ‘difference’ … (466 word resource by Simon Baker et al.: January 2006).


Understanding evaluation: SET SEM and the student learning experience.

Student evaluation procedures play a key role across the HE sector in gauging student reaction to teaching methods, courses and … (477 word resource by William Bowden et al.: September 2008).

Faculty of Engineering

The added-value of gender specific role models in gender-skewed disciplines.

Background Evidence suggests that women and men exhibit their cognitive talents in different ways. This is one of a complex … (558 word resource by Matthew Scase et al.: September 2010).


In conversation with Lord Dearing Award Winners: Ed Lester, Chemical, Environmental and Mining Engineering.

Can I ask you about asking the students questions in lectures, why do you do it and what do you think are the benefits?…

8 min 50s video by Ed Lester, Department of Chemical & Environmental Engineering (January 2007)

Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

The academic's role in supporting placement mentors.

Alison: Well, the students are given an assessment of practice record, which has a range of proficiency statements that the …

3 min 21s video by Alison Clark et al. (January 2010)


Managing noise during the lecture.

I think there are possibly a number of strategies for dealing with it and to some extent it depends on how well you know the group and…

5 min 58s video by Mary Chapple et al. (January 2004)


A mentor's role in placement learning.

Alison Clark: The role of the mentor is to provide dedicated clinical supervision to that student, to keep them safe in practice …

5 min 59s video by Alison Clark et al. (January 2010)


Multicultural or anti-racist teaching in nurse education: a critical appraisal.

There is a growing commitment to delivering education that reflects upon the multicultural nature of British society. In the… (225 word resource by Stuart Nairn, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy: January 2004).


Perceptions of academic staff and students of Student Evaluation of Teaching (SET).

In recent years, the emphasis upon teaching quality in higher education has increased. Government-driven initiatives have placed… (515 word resource by Ian Sayers et al.: September 2005).


Undergraduate teaching and students' satisfaction: a case for standardisation.

Background Psychiatry undergraduate module in Nottingham uses a mixture of webct, clinical teaching and central teaching … (398 word resource by Najat Khalifa et al.: September 2007).


Using metaphor in teaching and learning: a literature review & synthesis.

Background and Significance: Metaphorical communication involves making comparisons between well known and less well known… (480 word resource by Glenn Williams, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physiotherapy: January 2005).

Faculty of Science

In conversation with Lord Dearing Award winners: Martin Luck, Biosciences.

In a subject such as yours, what do you think are the main purposes of running practical classes for your students?…

12 min 34s video by Martin Luck, School of Biosciences (January 2007)


Perceptions of pharmaceutical and biological chemistry amongst Nottingham Pharmacy (MPharm) students.

Undergraduate students taking the Pharmacy (MPharm) course at Nottingham are taught on a wide variety of modules in fundamental … (436 word resource by Andrew Westwell, School of Pharmacy: January 2004).

Faculty of Social Sciences

Monitoring small groups in large groups.

There is the sound of many conversations in the room as students work in small groups. There may well be instances where you…

1 min 31s video by Do Coyle, School of Education (July 2004)


Strategies for teaching for new lecturers: mentoring, organisation and enthusiasm.

The Quality Manual of the University of Nottingham underlines that staff development is likely to be most effective when staff … (487 word resource by Stephen Legg et al.: September 2007).

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