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Cambridge Centre for Teaching and Learning


Teaching Forum 2018


This year's Teaching Forum took place on Tuesday 17th April 2018, at Murray Edwards College.


The programme included:

  • panel discussions, chaired by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, Prof. Graham Virgo: inclusive teaching and learning at Cambridge; assessment;
  • short, parallel sessions on topics including: using technology to improve engagement in lectures; what students appreciate about teaching and their education at Cambridge; and innovations in supporting transition to undergraduate and Master’s-level study.


Speakers included:

  • The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Toope
  • Prof. Jan Vermunt (Faculty of Education): Measuring Learning Gains across Disciplines in Higher Education
  • Martha Krish (CUSU Education Officer): What do students want? Perspectives from the Student-led Teaching Awards on ‘good teaching’
  • Dr Hugh Hunt (Department of Engineering): Using technologies to improve engagement in lectures
  • Helen Murphey (Faculty of English Library): Developing an online tool to support transition to undergraduate and Master’s study


Full timetable for the day