CLTAD Teaching Development Projects

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A collection of outputs from Teaching Development Projects completed in partnership with CLTAD through courses, secondments and Fellowships. Read more.

Technical Workshops: A Constructivist Approach

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Teaching Development Project Summary

Will a constructivist approach to technical workshops engage students more effectively in learning activities?

James Montgomery

Richie Manu – Reflection and sharing of knowledge to improve communication in multi cultural classes

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This project investigated whether an activity of reflection and sharing of knowledge could provide students and teachers with a platform for discussion particularly in multicultural classes.

TDP VIDEO PROJECT O'HARA

Will the introduction of a framework for drafting a pattern from an existing garment, help to improve student understanding of constructing an original garment from a drawing?

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Overall the students all seemed to gain something from the intervention, whether increased confidence or actual abilities, it seemed to help with their understanding of how to construct a garment f