Is it time for the university lecture to evolve?

Watch the discussion between panellists from University College London

Is it time for teaching methods in higher education to evolve to truly capture the imaginations of an increasingly diverse teaching group? Are there more effective ways to give students the opportunity to fully explore the subject and help them develop their own passion for it?

Watch the discussion, which is hosted by Echo360 and Dr Perry Samson, head of teaching innovation from the University of Michigan.

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Meet the panel

  • Prof Andrea Townsend-Nicholson joined the academic staff of the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at UCL in 2001. Her teaching centres on research-based education and bridging the digital skills gap.
  • Prof John Mitchell has been lecturing at the Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at UCL since 2000, becoming professor in 2016. He has a strong interest in improving engineering education, with a particular focus on introducing student-centred techniques.
  • Dr Parama Chaudhury is a principal teaching fellow and director of the Centre for Teaching and Learning Economics at UCL and is on the Teaching and Learning Committee of the CORE project, which works with global partners to develop free, online and multimedia resources for teaching introductory economics.

 

 

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