Teaching Excellence and the Higher Education Futures institute (HEFi)

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Nominations are now open for the HEFi Awards for Educational Enhancement and Innovation.  Read more here

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Latest news

Posted 16 November 2018

HEFi has moved

HEFi are excited to announce that we have moved location and are now situated in the Old Gym (Y1 on the Edgbaston campus map).

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The BIG CONVERSATION blog

Jisc Digital Capabilities Community of Practice Event – by Melanie Leggatt (HEFi)
On the 22 May some of us attended Jisc’s Digital Capabilities Community of Practice event at Leicester. It was a day very well spent. The discussions touched on the many and varied interlinked means by which ‘digital’ finds its way into every aspect of further and higher education; how academic and Professional Services staff can … Continue reading "Jisc Digital Capabilities Community of Practice Event – by Melanie Leggatt (HEFi)"

Do digital pre-lab resources improve students’ experience of lab work? – by Joseph Berry (HEFi)
As part of the Collaborative Teaching Laboratory (CTL) project the University is investing in digital pre-lab resources. These resources will be in three main formats: instructional videos, virtual labs and 360-degree lab tours. Instructional videos aim to demonstrate either a specific technique or an entire practical procedure. Virtual labs are interactive resources, often two-dimensional simulations, … Continue reading "Do digital pre-lab resources improve students’ experience of lab work? – by Joseph Berry (HEFi)"

Using Resource Lists to deliver an inclusive educational experience? – by Polly Harper (Library Services)
Inclusivity, by its very definition, should include all aspects of an educational experience. One key element is ensuring equal and transparent access for all students to the resources that come with their University education. Very often, this might be achieved via a well-considered reading list, or here at Birmingham, a Resource List on our University … Continue reading "Using Resource Lists to deliver an inclusive educational experience? – by Polly Harper (Library Services)"

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