We caught up with David Fielding, Programme Director for the brand-new BSc Global Development course, to tell us more about the first undergraduate degree at the Global Development Institute.
Category: Academic insight
Garry Squires, Professor in Educational Psychology, Special Educational Needs and Inclusion for The University of Manchester, discusses how to apply our knowledge of how the brain works in a module called The Brain Goes To School.
Dr Mark Carrigan, Programme Director of MA DTCE, reflects on academic twitter following the recent acquisition by Elon Musk.
The death of Queen Elizabeth II has focused public and political attention on her life and legacy. It has also uniquely brought up some of the issues and future challenges that will be considered in a new degree programme in the Faculty of Humanities.
We spoke to Dr. Jon Davies, Programme Director for the new BA Global Social Challenges, to discover what this new degree is all about, how it works and who it’s aimed at.
Reading is a key part of any degree subject. We asked members of the programme what books they would recommend to students, and why.
We use Dual Teaching on the brand-new MA Education for a Sustainable Environment. Find out what dual teaching is, how it works and what you need to consider when choosing to study this way.
In this masterclass, Susan Brown and Dr Juup Stelma (MIE) explore what sustainability education is and why it is so important.
The traditional view of education is that you learn stuff, memorise material and then sit in an exam hall and show what you have learnt. Why then does the BSc Educational Psychology programme not have exams? Professor Garry Squires discusses why there are no formal examinations on the BSc Educational Psychology programme.
Julia Buxton shares with us some insights on drugs, illicit economies and violence.