Teaching Matters

Video highlights

Videos featuring staff and students discussing their teaching and learning experiences.

Learning amid one of Europe’s most extreme wildernesses - School of Geosciences

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Staff and students from the School of Geosciences visited the Cairngorms – an area containing the highest, coldest, and snowiest plateau anywhere in the British Isles and which boasts five of the six highest mountains in the UK. The trip provided a unique learning opportunity, as this film discovers.

Marwa Mouazen - School of Literatures, Languages, and Cultures

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Marwa Mouazen talks about her experiences teaching Arabic in language classes.

Professor Dave Reay - School of Geosciences

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Professor Dave Reay shares his thoughts on teaching.

Professor Iain Gordon - School of Mathematics

Prof Iain Gordon discusses the use of mid-semester feedback in the School of Mathematics.

Professor Alan Murray - School of Engineering

Alan Murray plays a guitar in his lecture
Professor Alan Murray talks about his approach to learning and teaching.

Dr Simon Riley on student-centred learning and teaching

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Dr Simon Riley on active, student-centred teaching in the Biomedical Sciences.

Dr Heather McQueen – Assessment and Feedback

Dr Heather McQueen describes her innovative approach to assessment in the Biological Sciences.

Celebrating teaching at the EUSA Teaching Awards

EUSA Teaching Awards - winner makes speech
University of Edinburgh teachers and students share their thoughts on good teaching at the EUSA Teaching Awards 2016.

Professor Graeme Laurie at Edinburgh Law School

Professor Graeme Laurie on embedding practical teaching into the Law curriculum.

Professor Siân Bayne - Digital Education

Digital Education
Professor Siân Bayne on digital education and online distance learning.