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Geography at Oxford Brookes University

We bring together recent graduates who share their memories of studying at university with a member of their teaching staff. Nia, Max and George talk with Professor Helen Walkington and look back on studying Geography at Oxford Brookes University. Together they discuss their experiences and reflections on our theme, improving student engagement.

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Speed research pods: A flexible tool for collaborative and authentic learning experiences

Peering at rows of busy frames with small, static faces and navigating staccato speaking cues is not exactly the perfect recipe for comfortable, collaborative or creative classroom sessions! Whilst Zoom has enabled valuable synchronous learning opportunities and ensured a vital continuation of learning during the pandemic, it has not been without its challenges for teaching. In particular, in encouraging meaningful student engagement.

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