By Dr. Debbie Custance, Academic Director of TaLIC and Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. I seem to always be snowed under with work nowadays. So, when one of my TaLIC colleagues, Pete Roberts, asked whether I would like to attend a PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education session on … More ABC Curriculum Design
By Dr. Debbie Custance, Academic Director of TaLIC and Senior Lecturer in Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. Once a year, Goldsmiths’ Senior Staff head off for a two-day residential in which they brainstorm, plan, share and network. I was invited to join them on the second day for a session on planning for the next … More TEF Planning at the Senior Staff Residential
The approach we explored in our project was based upon Action Learning. Action Learning is an approach to empowering the individual to address problems or issues that have arisen in their professional experience that was developed by Reg Revans and has been widely adopted by a range of organisations for a range of … More Using Action Learning Sets with students, mentors within our partnership schools and the wider community within Goldsmiths
The Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TaLIC) had our first Away Day in two years on Monday 17th September. Eight new staff have joined the team since January. The Away Day was a great opportunity to get to know each other better. We didn’t actually go away or at least not very far. Rather than … More Reflections on the TaLIC Away Day
On Thursday 14 June I attended an event organised by the Digital Education Group of the Universities and Colleges Information Systems Association which looked at experiences of lecture recording and video for learning in general. There were presentations from a number of institutions, with academic and learning technology staff sharing their experience. There was also … More Beyond Lecture Capture
Antonia Lewis reports on a TaLIC Teaching & Learning Fellowship Award project, commissioned during spring, 2017. This project originally stemmed from the need to update an online library and academic skills tutorial situated on learn.gold – GIST (Goldsmiths Information Skills Tutorial). GIST, also realised with funding from TaLIC in 2012, was designed as a collaborative … More From GIST to Enhancing Academic Skills Online
Adi Staempfli (Lecturer in Social Work) updates us on the progress made in his project supported by TaLIC’s Fellowship (now Awards) scheme in 2017. In my research I am developing the Key Situation reflective learning model for English social work education and continuous professional development. It is a situation-based pedagogical approach (Ghisla, Boldrini and Bausch, … More Update on the development of the key situations in social work research
In his final blog for us, Barry Hayward offers some provocations based on his work as Goldsmiths’ Inclusion and Learning Support Manager and the recent discussion coming out of the Inclusion Working Group. Goldsmiths has embraced the inclusion agenda and it will be a key element of the Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy 2017-2021 … More Inclusion at Goldsmiths: what does it mean in practice?
Maria O’Hara, Reading List Services Officer (Library), reports on how online reading lists are being used at Goldsmiths and encourages academic staff to take advantage of the benefits of their use. In the wake of changes to the DSA (Disabled Student’s Allowance) last year the College decided we needed to take a more coordinated approach … More Online Reading Lists
Adi Staempfli, Lecturer in Social Work in the Department Social, Therapeutic and Community Studies (STaCS) outlines his successful TaLIC Fellowship 2016-17 bid: The challenge for social work is to find ways to integrate knowing, doing and values in and for a complex and uncertain practice world and social workers need to continually develop their competence. … More A Practice-based Curriculum for Reflective Learning in Social Work.