Teaching Interest Group (Tigr)

The Education Lab runs a Teaching Interest Group (TIGr) for the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science. It is a community of practice aimed at improving the learning of our students. At meetings we discuss education research topics and how they might can be applied in our teaching.

Topcis discussed include:

  • Interactivity in Lectures
  • Stress Free Group Work
  • Good explanation and Semantic Waves
  • Early and Frequent Formative Feedback
  • The importance of Positive Feedback
  • Lets ban powerpoint…
  • Using Learning Outcomes Well
  • When Code works but fails
  • Deliberate practice
  • Shared code stolen code
  • Exams and code
  • Using projects
  • Exam Feedback