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 a tutor…

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

The Assessment and Feedback Toolkit is comprised of six sections that contain a total of over 40 resources including ‘Bitesize Guides’, films and screencasts, web links, documents (such as policies and guidance booklets) and activities. Rather than provide all this in one unwieldy integrated document, the toolkit is designed as a modular resource where users…

Liberating the Curriculum at Goldsmiths

Goldsmiths, University of London has explicitly included in its institutional-wide strategy a vision aligning with critical pedagogies and inclusive teaching. Liberate our Degrees is now the first strand in the Goldsmiths Learning and Teaching Assessment Strategy 2017-2021: Liberate our Degrees Goldsmiths has a rich heritage of challenging inequality in all its forms. Equality, inclusion and…

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 be overlooked. Several…

Non-Linear Digital Pedagogy

Dr. Raed Yacoub is a Research Associate in the Department of Media and Communications. Raed also works as an E-Learning Advisor at the Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre at Goldsmiths College, University of London.  We have two assumptions as our entry to the non-linear digital pedagogy. The first is that teaching and learning are increasingly becoming blended,…

Inclusive Teaching – Teaching Methods and Support Materials

The PDF document Inclusive Teaching – Teaching methods and support materials provides more in-depth information on how to address inclusion with respect to different forms of face-to-face teaching (e.g., lectures, seminars/tutorials, and practice-based sessions) and associated materials (e.g., hand-outs and lecture slides).

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, University of London, as part of the activities of the Assessment and Feedback Working Group. You…

Reflections on Practice-Based Teaching in Psychology

By Dr. Debbie Custance, Academic Director of TaLIC and Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. Learning Context I used to teach a laboratory session on observational methods to first year undergraduates in their Research Methods in Psychology module. The students would come to their regular teaching space, which was a computer laboratory suite…