Glossary – Inclusive Teaching

Attribution: The definitions Privilege, Inclusion, Power, Diversity, Equity, Oppression, Bias, and Intersectionality are taken from Queen’s University’s fantastic open resource Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in Pedagogy and Practice, Module 1: Power Privilege & Power, Lesson 2: Unpacking Language and Lesson 4: Intersectionality. This glossary is open to contributions, comments and suggestions. Please contact talic(at)gold.ac.uk Bias Bias is…

Copyright Guide

This Copyright Guide focuses on copyright law which is an important issue for Further and Higher Education. A clear understanding of the application of the law of copyright can assist those working in colleges and universities to maximise the use of other people’s materials when engaged in building resources for digital learning, for example. It…

Personal Tutoring Toolkit

Goldsmiths is committed to providing a student experience which is intellectually engaging and challenging, and which promotes opportunities for personal and professional growth. Personal tutors are the first point of contact for students and have a particular role in assisting students with academic progress and offering general pastoral support. This is usually carried out through personal…

Blogging: Reflecting the Past Right Now

An interview with Dr Cheryl Deedman, who is a lecturer and seminar tutor in the Department of History at Goldsmiths, University of London. By Suzan Koseoglu and Vanessa Smith, TaLIC.      1. Thank you for participating in this interview, Cheryl. Can you tell us a bit about your role at Goldsmiths?  I have been…

Exploring responses to a discussion seminar for Creative Writing MA students

  Giovanna Iozzi is working towards a PhD in Creative Writing at Goldsmiths. She is a recipient of Goldsmiths’ Pat Kavanagh Prize and she has published short stories in various places including Ambit, The New Writer, Rattle Tales, The Gold Room & Exeter Writers and is working on her first novel. In this post Giovanna describes a research…

Assessment & Feedback Toolkit

Assessment and Feedback Methods This section contains an overview of some learner-centred and inclusive assessment methods: Assessment for Learning, Ipsative Assessment, Varied Assessment, and Co-Assessment. Assessment and Feedback Design This section highlights the importance of using developmental assessment and feedback methods, as well as diversity, dialogue and transparency, spacing, consistency, and student-staff partnership in assessment…

Inclusive Teaching: Cultural Differences in Plagiarism/Referencing

  Jessica Ussher, a first year PhD student at Warwick’s  Centre of Interdisciplinary Methodologies, tells her story. This is the second reflection in a series of cases looking at inclusive teaching.     It was during my second degree that I really noticed the importance of inclusive learning and teaching, and just how easily it can…