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Online course creation

Online courses are often used to reach wider audiences and to provide greater flexibility in how students can study.

Stella Cragie shares her experiences of designing an online course in translation at the University of Westminster. The course is designed for language students and people who are already translators in the workplace

Guidance document produced by the HEA as part of the Teaching International Students project.

The Higher Education Academy commissioned this guide to support the higher education sector to think creatively about inclusive curriculum design from a generic as well as subject or disciplinary perspective.

Produced by the University of Sheffield, this handbook provides some ideas and examples of practical steps that can be easily taken within the classroom and beyond to minimise the barriers to learning and participation of students.

The mission of Trinity Inclusive Curriculum (TIC) is to guide all staff in the employment of inclusive principles so as to create an inclusive and enabling learning environment in Trinity College Dublin. TIC offers a range of guidelines, templates, resources and a self-evaluation tool to enable staff to embed inclusive principles within their teaching and assessment practices.

This edited compilation brings together and documents the different experiences of seven Irish higher education institutions in the area of curriculum reform and while the seven institutions are all Dublin based, they range from the country’s smallest higher education institution to its largest, thus a broad scope is represented.

The HEA provides four video interviews with experts on inclusion in the classroom. Rowena Arshad, Vicky Gunn, Ann-Marie Houghton and Bob Matthew respond to questions on how to build and sustain inclusivity in the classroom.

The widening participation agenda and equality legislation have contributed to an increasingly diverse student population in higher education. To reflect on this and explore strategies to build and improve on work in this area, the HEA held a summit meeting on Inclusive Learning and Teaching.

This reflective paper outlines the commitment and initiatives undertaken by the University of Liverpool as an outcome of this summit.

Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is an interdisciplinary approach to learning that covers the integrated social, economic and environmental dimensions of the formal and informal curriculum. ESD is a pedagogical approach that can help staff assist graduates who wish to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to contribute to an environmentally and ethically responsible society, and pursue a career that reflects those values.

The HEA’s ESD toolkit complements the HEA’s Future Fit Framework, and provides links to useful resources and pedagogic research that can help higher education professionals to embed sustainable development perspectives and content into their institution and / or curricula.