Valuing Teaching and Influencing others – Ellen Spender reflects on her SFHEA Journey

In the HEA Fellowship blog, we’re continuing to measure the impact that HEA Fellowship has on teaching practices, on students and on the practices and approaches of peers. We’ve also asked for some suggestions when teaching/supporting learning online! Ellen is also going to share her story and tips in preparing her Senior Fellowship claim with… Continue reading Valuing Teaching and Influencing others – Ellen Spender reflects on her SFHEA Journey

Role Modelling and Strategically Leading – the value of Recognition as a Principal Fellow – Part 2

In the HEA Fellowship blog, we’re continuing to measure the impact that HEA Fellowship has on teaching practices, on students and on the practices and approaches of peers. Jo Berry gained her PFHEA in November 2021 and is an Associate Professor in the School of Culture and Communications, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.  She’s… Continue reading Role Modelling and Strategically Leading – the value of Recognition as a Principal Fellow – Part 2

A Pinch of SALT Podcast – #Breaking the Bias for IWD 2022

For women all over the world, just being a woman can be hard. Having an International Women’s Day means that some of their stories can be told. Those more fortunate can learn from them and begin to understand how privileged they are. In an episode of Swansea University’s own learning and teaching themed podcast published… Continue reading A Pinch of SALT Podcast – #Breaking the Bias for IWD 2022

Role Modelling and Strategically Leading – the value of Recognition as a Principal Fellow – Part 1

In the HEA Fellowship blog, we’re continuing to measure the impact that HEA Fellowship has on teaching practices, on students and on the practices and approaches of peers. Claire Morgan gained her Principal Fellowship recognition in November 2021 and joined a small, but growing number of Principal Fellows at Swansea University.  Claire is Associate Professor… Continue reading Role Modelling and Strategically Leading – the value of Recognition as a Principal Fellow – Part 1

Celebrating 600 Fellows at Swansea University – Adapting To Online Learning

What I actually found was taking what I’ve been doing and seeing how it matched up to the Dimensions (of practice of the UKPSF) and then also by doing that you find the holes in that as well…and so that led, helped, especially with moving everything to to live Zoom lectures, it helped me organise.… Continue reading Celebrating 600 Fellows at Swansea University – Adapting To Online Learning

Equipment for remote teaching

  Equipment for remote teaching When teaching online, recording videos, and communicating with students it is important to consider the audio and video quality to ensure that your instructional content is accessible to students in a consistent and high quality format. A good quality headset will block a lot of background noise and bring focus… Continue reading Equipment for remote teaching

Challenging times or just an opportunity? | Cyfnod heriol neu gyfle yn unig?

Professor Martin Stringer was born in Tanzania educated in the North of England and currently the Senior Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education at Swansea University, South West Wales. Martin has been in higher education for just over 20 years and in his own words, he joined the profession, primarily through the love of teaching. He affirms that, the engagement with… Continue reading Challenging times or just an opportunity? | Cyfnod heriol neu gyfle yn unig?

Inspiration from others | Ysbrydoliaeth gan Eraill

I attended the University of Edinburgh Learning and Teaching conference on 15th June. They opened their first day to outsiders which was a nice taster of what was to come over the three-day event. Opened by their dignitaries, to be expected, which was interesting and heartening to hear the similarities in our institutions over the… Continue reading Inspiration from others | Ysbrydoliaeth gan Eraill