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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


Many first year students find laboratory classes stressful, due to a lack of practical science experience in school. Using an innovative 'students as producers' model, Moodle-based resources including quizzes and videos were developed for students to use before and after attending practicals, to aid preparation and consolidation. The resources were developed in partnership with undergraduate summer students, and have been designed to increase student engagement and to maximise learning gains without significantly adding to workload. 

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Student-Led Teaching Awards ceremony

12 May 2017

The Student-Led Teaching Awards ceremony was held on 9 May in the University Combination Room. As Professor Graham Virgo, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Education, observed in his opening address, the Student-Led Teaching Awards are special because they are ‘student-led, student-organised, student-voted, and student-decided’. The...

2017 Teaching Forum: More of this please!

28 March 2017

"All the talks I attended taught me things I didn't know and which I am glad to have learned" "I found the sessions were very interesting and inspiring. It was great to hear from people from different fields" Colleagues from across the collegiate University joined together last week at Churchill College for the Cambridge...