Teaching and learning

Institution Project title Outline of project Year Report 
Durham University International students as curriculum advisers for academic writing courses Develop a method of creating effective staff-student partnerships to enable international students to contribute to the improvement of academic writing courses. 2016-17 Read the report
Greenwich University Enriching international students’ understanding of critical thinking and problem solving skills through gamification Produce an e-learning resource to help international students to understand and improve skills needed for UK HE. Focus on 1st year undergraduate students. 2017-18 Available Nov 2018
Keele University The Skills4Keele Learning Resources Online and face-to-face learning resources to aid transitional issues faced by international students. 2015-16 Read the report
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Enhancing learning experience for international students Developing pre-sessional online learning support for basic IT skills. 2015-16 Read the report
Liverpool Hope University International academic writing boot-camp Helping international postgraduate students to understand academic expectations and conventions of UK universities. 2016-17 Read the report

Nottingham Trent University

Highly Commended in our Paul Webley Award 2017

Global Voices in science International students contribute to curriculum development on subjects relating to their home country and/or culture. 2016-17 Read the report
Queens University Belfast Supporting the academic and cultural challenges facing international students studying biosciences Identifies the unique academic and cultural challenges facing culturally and linguistically diverse students and raise awareness among teaching staff, with a focus on biosciences students. 2016-17 Read the report
Royal Northern College of Music Engagement with learning for international students A course to introduce students to the conservatoire framework of study by building on the students’ educational experience in their own country. 2016-17 Read the report
University of Reading The international student food project Develop a ‘food induction toolkit’ – an online resource to support international students in adjusting to shopping, cooking and eating in the UK. 2017-18  Available Nov 2018 
University of Bedfordshire Culturally informed assessments toolkit (CIAT) Integrating intercultural teaching and learning practices with the assessment process. 2017-18 Available Nov 2018 
University of Northampton
Team-based learning (TBL) Producing a framework for TBL for Masters international students; improving results, engagement and experience for students. 2015-16 Read the report 
University of Strathclyde Supporting the engagement and experience of international students in group-work activities Students explore group work activities using Lego Serious Play. 2017-18 Available Nov 2018 
University of Sussex Supporting international doctoral student writing Designing, running and evaluating a writing group for international students at writing-up stage of PhD study and creating a pedagogical toolkit. 2017-18 Available Nov 2018 

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