Category: Education

24
Dec

2018

Top 10 tips for starting at university

Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage captionFresh-faced and ready to go – it’s the start of a new university year The new duvet cover has been bought, posters are packed, a favourite teddy has been sneaked in and the car boot is crammed full. It’s that time of year when young people are heading off to university for […]

24
Oct

2018

How to teach: 13 top teaching tips for university lecturers

Source: Runeer/iStock For the 2017 Times Higher Education Teaching Survey, we surveyed more than 1,100 university staff to find out what they think about the state of teaching in higher education. The full results will be published on Thursday 16 February. In the meantime, many of the respondents took the opportunity to offer some teaching words of […]

24
Aug

2018

Top tips on how to make your lectures interesting

A new teaching year has just begun in the northern hemisphere. Eight academics reflect on their experience of lecturing, and offer their tips on opening students’ eyes – and keeping them open Source: Getty/iStock ‘My early career anxiety to cover as much as possible often led to students’ feeling overloaded’ It was when the student […]