Central Short Courses
→ Central Short Courses
There are a large number of short-courses available to staff, which you will find useful to support your teaching at the University. You can access all short courses from all training providers in the University via CSC. For ease of navigation, the website is divided into categories and you can book a course electronically. Categories are as follows:
- Academic Language & Writing Skills
- Activity / Performance Review
- Career Planning
- Equal Opportunities & Disability
- Health & Safety
- Interpersonal & Communication Skills
- IT & Information Skills
- Leadership & Management
- Learning & Teaching
- Other Opportunities
- Research Environment & Context
- Research Methods & Approaches
Promoting Enhanced Student Learning (PESL)
→ Promoting Enhanced Student Learning
‘Teaching at Nottingham’ is a continually updated collection of peer-reviewed academic development resources from staff at the University. It includes video interviews, footage of teaching, and short papers on authentic teaching and learning issues. Produced by the University's (Promoting Enhanced Student Learning) initiative, it is used widely within and outside the University.
Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education (PGCHE)
→ Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education
If this is your first lecturing post in the UK, you are likely to be required by your School to complete at least the first 30 credits on the PGCHE. On the course, participants choose their preferred topics and modes of study, using their own context to study learning and teaching. The course draws on more experienced academics to engage in discussion and to assess learning outcomes.
Masters in Higher Education
→ Masters in HE
This course brings together anyone who is interested in understanding how to improve higher education learning and teaching. There are no obvious right answers; the drive to professionalise university teaching and to ensure its quality provokes debate among lecturers, managers, policy makers and academic-related staff. The course builds on the professional competence and expertise of participants who will have a broad range of responsibilities for learning and teaching. It encourages critical investigation of practices, policies and theories of higher education pedagogy within the context of contemporary society. There is an option to combine initial elements of PGCHE with further study of modules on the Masters in HE.
Taught Pathway E-Learning Courses
→ Taught Pathway E-Learning Courses
Some of the taught pathway elements on the PGCHE are soon to be available as e-learning packages. There is currently one pathway being piloted, with more to follow.