Learning to Learn

Our Learning to Learn research strand is concerned with the diverse initiatives that encourage students to be more aware of themselves as independent learners.  Projects in this strand are focusing on areas such as: feedback strategies; self-reflection; critical thinking; discussion based learning; assessment; and the development of academic skills.

Some example of projects in this strand are listed below, click on the links to download a short Innovate journal article: 

Learning to listen: improving listening skills in modern languages and beyond- Dr Fabienne Cheung. 

What is Cognitive Load Theory?- Elen Harris. 

Experimenting with the Harkness Discussion Method- Isla Phillips.

Talk about teaching and learning- Mark Beverley.

The only stupid question is the one never asked - Hélène Bonsall.

Whole class feedback: developing a Sevenoaks model -Elen Harris.

Investigating strategies for supporting Dyslexic students in instrumental education - Julia Kiggell.

The gap between knowledge and skills: how to improve students' 'techniques'- Chris Taylor.