HEFi's mission is to support staff to deliver innovative and inclusive research-intensive teaching. The aim is to optimise student learning and prepare students for their futures. HEFi is open-access to facilitate shared learning with and from colleagues across the higher education sector.
We are delighted to announce that Dr Alex Conner, Reader in Biomedical Science Communication, has won a prestigious National Teaching Fellowship (NTF).
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In the next MicroCPD of the academic session, Professor Kathy Armour, PVC [Education], explains why we are introducing the ProFF
For more video CPD, visit the HEFi CPD Archive.
The HEFi Education Enhancement Fund (EEF) is available for staff to undertake projects under three strands for 2021-22:The Research Development Fund, the Collaborative Fund and the HEFi Fellows & Scholars Fund.
A new Hybrid Teaching Room Hub provides you with a central source of information, detailing which rooms we are working on, when we expect each to be ready, how to use the technology once it is available.
Self-paced guidance on teaching and learning, the University of Birmingham adaptable teaching framework, and digital tools such as Canvas and Panopto. Take some time to explore all the resources we have to offer.
HEFi has put together a curated set of our resources that can help you to develop student engagement and a sense of belonging with a particular focus on authentic, active and inclusive approaches to teaching and supporting learning.
Posted 15 October 2021
Professor Celia Greenway (Director of Student Engagement) discusses the Inclusive Educator resource
Posted 08 October 2021
Professor Kathy Armour explains why we are introducing the ProFF
Posted 30 September 2021
Dr Catherine Durose (INLOGOV, School of Government ), talks about three techniques to facilitate student transition.
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Teaching during Covid – Kathleen Murphy-Hollies and Maggie HardimanNavigating difficulties teaching in a new online world. Teaching at a university often feels like a forgotten role. However, teaching has become an unexpected love story that has formed alongside our studies. We are two PhD students who teach while also conducting our research. As this term comes to a close, we’ve been reflecting and … Continue reading "Teaching during Covid – Kathleen Murphy-Hollies and Maggie Hardiman"
Start NOW – Perfect LATER – Moving into Digital Teaching and Learning by Jane SjobergThe current Covid-19 crisis is quickly changing the way we perceive, use and rely on technology. Alternative approaches e.g. to assessment, research activity, teaching and learning and face-to-face meetings, are being worked through. Change is a constant feature as we all (staff and students) struggle to keep up with the latest decisions and situations. Professional … Continue reading "Start NOW – Perfect LATER – Moving into Digital Teaching and Learning by Jane Sjoberg"
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