Useful Links

Making Feedback on Assignments Effective: Style Guide for Tutors: Extensive research shows that providing feedback on assignments can be one of the most influential things tutors do to improve student learning. This document aims to provide guidance so that time spent marking has an impact.

Peer-Supported Review of Teaching: This policy sets out the objectives, expectations and principles that underpin peer-supported review of teaching (PSRT) at the University. Responsibility for implementing PSRT is devolved to Schools (and professional support departments that wish to implement such a scheme). Guidance on implementing a scheme at School/Departmental level is also included. 

Realising Teaching Excellence blog: This blog aims to inform colleagues about teaching and learning developments, create dialogue around developing excellence and introduce examples of interesting practice.

SCALE Project: Student Centred Adult Learning Engagement in Higher Education (SCALE) is aimed at supporting lecturers delivering degree level courses in universities, colleges and other educational providers. It provides the opportunity to identify, develop, share and promote best practice through this open and accessible online learning environment (toolkit). 

Study Skills: The Study Skills page collates a range of key resources and contacts aimed at helping students to be successful in their studies at the University, including a 'quick skills check' and guidance such as 'Reading for your assignments', 'Writing your assignments', and 'Managing your workload and reducing stress'. 

Support for Technical Proficiency in English (Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar - SPG): This document is intended to signpost you to a variety of websites, resources and videos which can be shared with students to support them in developing technical proficiency in English. 

Technology Enhanced Learning Unit: The Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Unit sits within the broader Library Services Department and provides a specialist service which supports staff in the planning, development and implementation of the use of technologies to enhance the student experience and support learning, teaching and assessment.