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  • Teaching and Learning

     

    Teaching Reputation

    The University of Roehampton has a proud history rooted in teaching. Its reputation is endorsed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA). 

    The 2013 National Student Survey showed that our students are more satisfied than ever, with our satisfaction score rising to 86%.

    Students are most satisfied with the high quality of teaching on their courses (87%).

    Learning and Teaching Enhancement

    The University has a specialist centre to enhance teaching and a Learning, Teaching and Assessment Strategy. This ensures that all of our lecturers and supporting staff keep up to date with the kinds of approaches to teaching and assessment which lead to positive learning experiences for our students. The centre provides a variety of professional development including routes accredited by the Higher Education Academy (HEA), and the Staff & Educational Development Association (SEDA).

    Approaches to Teaching

    At the University you will find that undergraduate teaching consists of a variety of lectures, seminars, practical classes and placements as well as more personalised teaching arranged through research centres, colleges, Academic Learning Advisors and Personal Tutors. For postgraduate students, there are taught courses, individual supervision sessions, research training and skills development. All students are encouraged to interact with scholars of all levels, including those who are world leaders in their field.

    Student Quotes from NSS 2013:

    "My dissertation supervisor was amazing and should be commended for her work. She gave detailed feedback on assignments and with the dissertation, listened well and was always helpful."

    "Both the teachers and my fellow students have been an inspiration and an encouragement to improve my knowledge and skills."

    "Great skills and knowledge by the tutors, enthusiasm, understanding, devotion and alternative way of teaching."

    "The taught models of the course were thoroughly interesting and well taught with obvious enthusiasm from the staff for their subject."


     

    The Higher Education Academy (HEA)Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA)

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