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Lecturing: An introduction for postdocs

This two-hour introductory workshop examines the process of preparing and giving lectures, including structuring and writing a lecture; how to gauge the appropriate level for a lecture; enhancing lectures through handouts and visual aids; pace, voice projection, body language; alternative strategies for effective lecturing.

Separate versions of this workshop are run for postdocs who will lecture in the arts, humanities and social sciences and for postdocs who will lecture in the sciences and mathematics.

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Lecturing: Performance

This course focuses on the practical element of delivery. It will provide you with the opportunity to explore techniques for connecting emotionally and intellectually with an audience, along with overcoming nerves. You will look at how to handle questions effectively and practise vocal techniques.

This course runs once in Michaelmas, twice in Lent and once in the Easter Term.

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New award to recognise outstanding contributions to education by students announced!

29 May 2019

The CCTL is delighted to announce a new award for students! There are already two awards recognising excellence in teaching: the Pilkington Prize and the CUSU Student-Led Teaching Awards . With this new Outstanding Student Contribution to Education Award the CCTL would like to encourage members of the collegiate University...

Congratulations to the winners of the 2019 Student-Led Teaching Awards!

17 May 2019

The sixth annual awards ceremony of CUSU's Student-Led Teaching Awards were held on Friday 10th May at St. Paul's Church. The ceremony saw a fantastic group of outstanding teaching and support staff receive recognition for their exceptional contributions across nine different awards, directly from the students whose lives...