Content Types

Idea

The ideas videos are short, informal videos concentrating on an idea, a technique or information that the contributor has found useful in their learning and teaching.

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Blogging

Dr Dominc Hurst talks about his use of blogging as a tool to engage and share with his students outside of the classroom.

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Filming clinical demonstrations

Dr Dominic Hurst discusses why and how he creates quick informal videos of his clinical demonstrations to post online to provided a re-viewable resource for the students.

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Filming students for reflection

Dr Dominic Hurst describes how he uses a basic camera to film dentistry students so that they can reflect on their posture and interaction with patients.

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Short video clips to start a session

Dr Françoise Boucek discusses how she has used short video clips at the beginning of workshops to set the scene.

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Name plates and small groups

Dr Françoise Boucek notes the simple technique of using name plates in front of participants in seminars/workshops to produce a more congenial atmosphere.

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Debates with large groups

Dr Françoise Boucek describes her experience of organising large group debates as part of her politics module.

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Debates with small groups

Dr Françoise Boucek talks about her use of debates in teaching with small groups, the practical aspects and benefits.

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Feedback Strategies for Group Work: Contracts and Variation

Dr Amit Rai describes the feedback strategies that he uses on his module as the students do group work, using student contracts and varying the feedback methods.

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Dialogic Teaching Philosophy

Dr Amit Rai discusses his teaching philosophy on his current module based on the dialogic classroom with a focus on the context of the classroom itself.

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Dialogic Learning Strategies and the Classroom Media Ecology

Dr Amit Rai discusses his use of dialogic learning strategies in his Marketing and Communications module, in particular his focus with students on the media ecology of the lecture room during the module itself.

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