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: General Principles and Resources This section contains an overview of student-centred and inclusive assessment and feedback methods and some useful resources. Assessment and Feedback Design This section provides a model of assessment cycle and some bite-size guides. Learner-centred, formative and participatory approaches are emphasised. Feedback: General Principles and Resources This section contains nine videos,…

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…

Inclusive Teaching Toolkit

Equality, inclusion and social justice are vitally important to Goldsmiths. Inclusion means that all students, no matter their physical or learning differences, religious or ethnic background, sexual orientation, gender, age, or family circumstance, should be treated fairly, with respect, and given equal access to opportunities. Inclusive teaching is important, not only because it removes barriers…

Formative Assessment and Feedback Strategies

Dr Anna Carlile is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London. In this resource, Anna presents a series of suggested formative assessment and feedback activities drawn from a range of tutors across departments at Goldsmiths, as part of the activities of the Assessment and Feedback Working Group. An accompanying PowerPoint presentation…