One of lecturers’ and tutors’ common complaints is that many students don’t prepare for classes. But is it always their fault? And is it purely due to a lack of interest or motivation? Joseph Yeo answers these questions with a definitive “No”.
When students come to university, they don’t just learn new knowledge and skills. They also learn a new language to describe and explain what they are learning about. And this doesn’t just apply to international students – all students must learn a new way of using English within their...
What can be done to reduce academic dishonesty? How can assessments be structured to scaffold students’ learning and to maintain assessment integrity? Joseph Yeo from the Academic Language and Learning team gives some recommendations.
How can we ensure a logical path through a course made up of many subjects? How can we cultivate cumulative building of knowledge and skills as students move through a course? Dr Moira Scerri answers these questions and gives her thoughts on the move to Canvas.