Teaching in Action

Beatriz Acevedo of the Faculty of Business and Law lecturing at conference

Teaching in Action captures and highlights the elements and components of good teaching practice in a range of common teaching contexts. These include a lecture, seminar, laboratory and studio.

Teaching in Action was previously known as The Good Teaching Project. Read more in the article The Good Teaching Project: Identifying and making explicit the components of good teaching practice and the report The Good Teaching Project Report.

Watch our videos in the tabs below, which have been evaluated against the elements and components of good teaching practice identified through interviews with colleagues. Each video is accompanied by a commentary, in which the teacher reflects on his/her teaching practice, and the intended outcomes of this approach.

Approach

  • Teaching is well prepared
  • Outcomes, content and assessment are constructively aligned
  • Teaching is clearly linked with the curriculum
  • Demonstrates evidence of reflective practice

Methods

  • Address different learning styles
  • Are contextualised in students' understanding and experience
  • Engage with practice
  • Promote independent learning
  • Promote critical thinking
  • Promote deep learning

Scholarship

  • Teaching is informed by pedagogy
  • Content is up to date with the subject and practice
  • Content is informed by research and evidence

Personal attributes

  • Engaging
  • Enthusiastic
  • Flexible/Adaptable
  • Tolerant
  • Eager to Learn
  • Committed and Respectful

Videos

Approach

Approach

Lecture 1, video 1

Lecture 1, video 2

Lecture 2, video 1

Seminar 1, video 1

Laboratory 1, video 1

Studio 1, video 2

Methods

Methods

Lecture 1, video 2

Lecture 2, video 2

Seminar 1, video 2

Seminar 1, video 3

Laboratory 1, video 4

Laboratory 2, video 3

Scholarship

Scholarship

Lecture 2, video 3

Seminar 1, video 4

Seminar 1, video 5

Laboratory 1, video 2

Laboratory 2, video 1

Studio 1, video 1

Personal attributes

Personal attributes

Lecture 1, video 3

Lecture 2, video 4

Seminar 1, video 6

Seminar 1, video 7

Laboratory 1, video 3

Laboratory 2, video 2