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Criminology book launch

Criminology, a textbook co-authored by the University of Westminster’s David Manlow (winner of the British Society of Criminology award for Excellence in Teaching Criminology) along with Stephen Case, Philip Johnson, Roger Smith and Katherine Williams, was launched this week with a popular event at the University of Westminster. Criminology is a textbook with a

By | April 7th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

News from the launch of the CTI

The Westminster Centre for Teaching Innovation was formally launched in March with a celebration event. Colleagues from the University of Westminster, other HEIs and partner organisations were welcomed by Professor Roland Dannreuther, DVC, Student Experience and Professor Terry Lamb, Head of the CTI and heard a keynote speech from Christopher Newfield, Professor of literature and

By | April 6th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Teaching with Lynda.com

Lynda.com was introduced to the university in September 2016 and is proving to be popular.  What Lynda.com offers is a library of over 5000 video-based courses related to technology, business and creative skills with new courses added each week.  These can be easily integrated into Blackboard, or online reading lists. Dr Christian

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Westminster Teaching Excellence Awards

We are delighted to announce the winners of this year's Westminster Teaching Excellence Awards. Lara Rettondini: Individual award for innovative use of live projects (Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment) The IT Training Team (Kevin Lawley, Jemma Perrin, Charles Glancey): Team award for creative approaches to developing talent though IT training Dr Ricardo

By | April 5th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Westminster Learning Communities launch

Westminster Learning Communities will launch this year with an open space event to generate potential themes and topics for communities. Watch this space for more information about the event. Westminster Learning Communities will be a vibrant and dynamic means to foster innovation in learning and teaching using a bottom-up, collaborative, reflective and scholarly approach,

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Learning Communities|0 Comments

Start a learning community

Westminster Learning Communities will be a vibrant and dynamic means to foster innovation in learning and teaching using a bottom-up, collaborative, reflective and scholarly approach, and will support the University Learning and Teaching Strategy 2015-2020. They will provide opportunities for enhancing and sharing practice, exchanging resources, expertise and experience and for developing and promoting

By | March 9th, 2017|Categories: Learning Communities|0 Comments

Doctoral Success in HE ‘Students as Partners’ Research

We are delighted to congratulate Roisin Curran who achieved her Doctorate in Professional Studies (Higher Education Practice) degree at the University on 23rd February 2017 for her work on ‘A Framework for Student Staff Partnership in Higher Education’.  The study explored the experiences of staff and students working in partnership as part of the

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

Collaborate on Marketplace

If you have an idea or topic for a learning community which you would like to explore further with colleagues, use the Marketplace to generate discussion. The Marketplace is a space where you can join or start conversations or float ideas about teaching practice and innovation for others to comment and engage with, which may lead to

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: Learning Communities|0 Comments

Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching- call for papers

Compass: Journal of Learning and Teaching will be publishing a special technology enhanced learning (TEL) focused edition of the journal. You may wish to share your thoughts via a review of a particular TEL tool which you have used/are using to support learning, teaching, feedback or assessment in practice. If you have embedded the

By | March 1st, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments

National Teaching Fellows

We are delighted to have two National Teaching Fellows at the University of Westminster and we would like to offer our warmest congratulations to Dr Frands Pedersen and Dr Jennifer Fraser on their awards. Dr Frands Pedersen is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Westminster,

By | February 28th, 2017|Categories: Announcements|0 Comments