Download learning and teaching resources.
Voluntary work placement template
This template must be used in all programmes of which unpaid internships/work placements are part of the curriculum.
The key clause is a specific requirement to “treat the Student in an ethical, respectful, and responsible manner and with fairness, integrity and empathy while they are on the Work Placement.”
Careers and Employment are going to produce further guidelines for students not immediately covered by “in curriculum” work experience.
Centre for Academic Development (CAD)
- the CAD has guidelines on assessments, feedback, group work and teaching international students, digital teaching technologies (Blackboard, VStream, etc)
- CAT's Blackboard
- here are the instructions for how to enrol in the Blackboard page set up by our VBS CAT’s to support teaching technologies.
- login to Blackboard with your normal user name/password
- scroll to the bottom of your course lists to check if you can already see the “Digital Learning and Teaching Support Site” organisation. If you can, click on it to access the site
- if you cannot see the link, click on the Community tab in the green header (top right)
- enter "Digital Learning" into the search box located in the top right section of the page and click Go This will bring up a page with the VBS-DLT organization
- move the mouse next to the VBS-DLT to see a down-pointing arrow - the options menu
- click on the arrow and select Enroll
you will be taken to the organization and it will also be added to My Organizations on your My Blackboard page.
Assurance of learning and assessment
Learning and teaching workshops
- CAD's workshops and events
- Inclusive Learning and Teaching pdf70KB , Dr Mary Roberts, Student Learning
- Marking With Rubrics pdf944KB , University Teaching Development Centre and Student Learning Workshop facilitated by Dr Stephen Marshall and Jan Stewart
- Course Design – A Hands On Workshop pdf350KB , UTDC Workshop facilitated by Dr Stephen Marshall, Meegan Hall, Dr Amanda Gilbert, 20 April 2009
- Writing Effective Assignments pdf280KB , University Teaching Development Centre and Student Learning Workshop facilitated by Dr Stephen Marshall and Jan Stewart, 12 May 2010
- Designing assessments to deter plagiarism pdf37KB , Yvonne Oldfield, Student Interest and Disputes Resolution Adviser. Yvonne pointed to some very useful resources, which you’ll see links to in the last slide.
- CLICKERS: Three reasons why they work for me pdf50KB , Susan Corbett presentation
Learning and teaching publications
- Ambrose, S., Bridges, M., DiPietro, M., Lovett, M. and Norman, M. (2010) How Learning works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.
- Angelo, T. and Cross, P. (1993) Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.
- Bain, K. (2004) What the Best College Teachers Do. Harvard University Press.
- Brookfield, S. (1995) Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco.
- Bloom's Revised Taxonomy
- A useful resource showing how to write learning objectives
- Anderson, L. W. and David R. Krathwohl, D. R., et al (Eds.) (2001). A Taxonomy for Learning, Teaching, and Assessing: A Revision of Bloom's Taxonomy of Educational Objectives.Allyn and Bacon. Boston, MA.
- Bloom, B. S. (Ed.). (1956). Taxonomy of Educational Objectives: The Classification of Educational Goals. Handbook 1: Cognitive Domain (1st ed.). New York: Longmans Green.
Further resources available on the VBS website