Category Archives: Diversity & Inclusion

Social justice – Leading attitudinal change in students

Stephanie Sharp, Lecturer, Institute of Education                                  s.sharp@reading.ac.uk                                    … Continue reading

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Generative lab to tackle gender stereotypes and unconscious biases in teaching and learning

Dr Karen Jones & Dr Maria Kambouri-Danos, Institute of Education        karen.jones@reading.ac.uk     m.kambouridanos@reading.ac.uk                                         Year of activity: 2016/17 Overview … Continue reading

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Flipping Earth Science practicals and the use of digital specimens

Dr Hazel McGoff, School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science           h.j.mcgoff@reading.ac.uk                                                 … Continue reading

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Supporting diversity through targeted language skills development

Alison Fenner, Lecturer, International Study and Language Institute  j.a.fenner@reading.ac.uk                                                               … Continue reading

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Fostering effective transition to university learning

Dr Ciara Healy, Arts and Communication Design c.healy@reading.ac.uk Overview This case study presents some approaches taken in the Department of Art to encourage relationship building between different cohorts of students and all members of staff. The majority of activities took … Continue reading

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Using screencasts to deliver skills training: a Part One English Literature module

Dr. Nicola Abram, Literature and Languages n.l.abram@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015-6 Overview This entry describes the use of screencasts to deliver skills training on a compulsory Part One English Literature module. As a result of the changes outlined here, every … Continue reading

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Diversity and the curriculum

Dr Richard Harris, Institute of Education r.j.harris@reading.ac.uk Overview The focus of this work is on what I do and how I try to ensure that the curriculum I create reflects the diversity in society; this in turn impacts on the … Continue reading

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Diversifying a core skills module (English Literature)

Dr Nicola Abram, Literature and Languages n.l.abram@reading.ac.uk Year of activity: 2015-6 Overview This entry describes the diversification of a core Part One English Literature module, Research & Criticism (EN1RC). As a result of the changes outlined here, every graduate of … Continue reading

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