[:en]TEL CPD Week – The Story Continues! [:cy]Wythnos TEL DPP – Mae’r stori’n Parhau'[:]

[:en] May 13th-17th 2019 was TEL CPD week at SALT. For the first time, we offered three ways to learn more about the pedagogical benefits of technology enhanced learning, in the space of one week: – TELTALKS19 – a programme of live online talks, using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra TEL Tools and Types of Learning PadletContinue reading “[:en]TEL CPD Week – The Story Continues! [:cy]Wythnos TEL DPP – Mae’r stori’n Parhau'[:]”

[:en]GETTING ACTIVE![:cy]BOD YN WEITHREDOL! [:]

[:en]By Rhian Ellis, Academic Developer, SALT. Active Learning in Higher Education    This blog is about active learning and its growing importance in Higher Education. It’s also a great opportunity to offer my insight from the SALT ‘7Cs’ January workshop led by Dr. Patricia Xavier from Swansea University’s College of Engineering, ‘Dynamism, conversation and challenge: using active learningContinue reading “[:en]GETTING ACTIVE![:cy]BOD YN WEITHREDOL! [:]”

Looking Back, Facing Forward (2)

[:en] Following on from a blog post that we (SALT) created in January 2016 on New Year’s Resolutions, and given the changes that have taken place in 2017, here in SALT we thought it might be a good idea for some of us to reflect on what we’ve achieved in 2017 and what we hopeContinue reading “Looking Back, Facing Forward (2)”

[:en]Teaching Enhancement Seminar[:]

[:en]In case you are unaware, SALT and the School of Management have arranged a Teaching Enhancement Seminar.  The seminar entitled Interventions in Summative Examinations is lead by Dr. Geertje van Keulen. Dr van Keulen is an Associate Professor in Swansea University Medical School and the Lead-Organiser of Soapbox Science Swansea. Dr. van Keulen will be coming toContinue reading “[:en]Teaching Enhancement Seminar[:]”

[:en]In Conversation with Martin Stringer; NSS Celebrating Good Practice[:]

[:en]At the end of last year SALT began a series of  “In conversation with…” events, which are informal opportunities for staff to share their teaching successes. The first two events were In Conversation with…Martin Stringer, NSS Celebrating Good Practice.  If you were unable to attend either of these events here is a little synopsis, with videoContinue reading “[:en]In Conversation with Martin Stringer; NSS Celebrating Good Practice[:]”

Teaching is more than a job. It's a responsibility.

“Teaching is more than a job. It’s a responsibility—one of the greatest responsibilities in civilized society. Teachers lay bare the mysteries of the world to us. They train our minds to explore, to question, to investigate, to discover. They ensure that knowledge is not lost or forgotten but is instead passed on to future generations.Continue reading “Teaching is more than a job. It's a responsibility.”