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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


The supervision, and other methods of small group teaching, are a valuable and unique part of the educational experience at Cambridge.  These case studies focus on the ways in which supervision practice can be enhanced or supported.  Whilst there may be some overlap in context with our Case studies about lecture practice and Case studies about enhancing student learning, all of these case studies will be specifically geared towards teaching individuals or small groups.


 Computer Laboratory: online tools for small group teaching

 This project developed a website tool to help supervisors manage supervision groups and encourage more peer learning and feedback within the groups.



Supervisions and tablets

Dr Tore Butlin of the Faculty of Engineering discusses how tablets can be used to support supervision practice.




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12 May 2017

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