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SocialMet: a good journey

SocialMet would like to say a massive thank you, especially to the student teams from 2011/12 and 2012/13 who have made possible an exciting and innovative journey into student and staff feedback in a university. Real Talk was what it was all about. We began because students in my classes wanted truth and practical teaching […]

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The Teaching Revolution: not only a Lecturers’ challenge

By Renata da Hora (3rd year Digital Media BA) Reading Pam Tatlow???s article ???British Universities Are In Need Of A Teaching Revolution???, for the newspaper The Guardian, I noticed the need to talk about the student???s role in the ???teaching revolution…

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How do we define a module as ‘irrelevant’ to our course?

By Kristiyana Hristova We recently had a discussion on the SocialMet facebook page about having modules that might appear ‘irrelevant’ to the course a person is doing or ‘irrelevant’ to their end goal. That made me realise that I am maybe not one …

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How do we manage working, family commitments and study all at the same time?

By Anthony Bennett I am amazed and proud to be one of the many mature students that have qualified with a university degree, and when I graduated there were many more people out there that also achieved their goals: mothers, fathers, ???care people???…

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Why is studying in London better than in my country?

By Milja Zarubica As I entered my 2nd year at London Metropolitan University and taking in account that I attended 2 years of uni in my home country before I moved to London, I feel like like I’m competent enough to compare how different studying …

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Humans rather than Machines!

by Ivan Cardoso This article was inspired by a comment made (see below*) on one of the SocialMet facebook wall posts. It struck me in that students may actually have a sense of what being taught by ???humans??? and ???machines??? is like. What I would lik…

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