Flipped Learning and Use of Formative Assessments in Computational Arts

Dr. Theo Papatheodorou is a Senior Lecturer in Computational Arts and the course leader of the MA/MFA in Computational Arts at Goldsmiths, University of London.  Joining the department of Computing a few years back, I was assigned to teach an undergraduate module called Audio-Visual Computing. Faced with problems in its original iteration, I reflected on…

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…

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…

Reflections on Practice-Based Teaching in Psychology

Written by Dr Debbie Custance, Academic Director of Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre 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,…

Liberating Our Curriculum: Diversity in Class Resources

In this brief reflection, Dr Deborah Custance, Academic Director of Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre and Senior Lecturer at Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London, discusses lack of diversity in class resources.   I was lecturing on comparative psychology a few years ago and presenting one of those images of monkeys evolving through to apes,…