1 10, 2021

Bringing Programme Leadership into the Spotlight 

By |2023-01-31T17:16:21+00:00October 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

In this blog, Professor Martha Caddell, Director of the Learning & Teaching Academy, introduces the Heriot-Watt Programme Directors Forum, a space where Programme Directors can find the support they need to develop in their role.

9 09, 2021

Understanding Academic Integrity: what do we know?

By |2023-01-31T17:16:21+00:00September 9th, 2021|Assessment|0 Comments

With three new Watt Works Quick Guides now published on understanding academic integrity in higher education, Dr Erica Morris considers what we know about student academic misconduct in assessment and the strategies that can be adopted to address this issue.

1 09, 2021

Making the most of the National Student Survey

By |2023-01-31T17:16:21+00:00September 1st, 2021|Assessment|0 Comments

To mark the release of a new guide to responding to NSS scores for assessment and feedback, Alex Buckley from the Learning and Teaching Academy gives some general advice about how to deal with the annual conundrum that is the National Student Survey. 

28 04, 2021

Exploring the potential of microcredentials at Heriot-Watt University   

By |2023-01-31T17:16:23+00:00April 28th, 2021|Enhancement Themes Projects|0 Comments

In this blog, Dr Robin Westacott, Associate Professor and Director of Apprenticeships, presents a QAA Enhancement Themes Project led by him and Dr Anne Tierney aimed at understanding the potential and barriers to using microcredentials in Scotland.

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