Lectures | The University of Edinburgh

I’m Bhargavi, and I’m a third year Chemical Engineering with Management student. And as part of my degree programme, I am engaged with lectures, tutorials, independent study, and laboratories. And I’m going to be talking about my experience with lectures. Lectures generally tend to give out lecture materials and reference materials before the lecture series…

Australia’s First University Accredited Islamic Education Programs

As The Director of the Center for Islamic Thought and Education I’m delighted to announce Australia’s first University accredited Islamic education programs These programs include the Graduate Certificate in Islamic Education the Graduate Diploma in Islamic education and the Master of Teaching Secondary with a minor in Islamic Pedagogy Focusing on Islamic education and indeed…

2019 Goergen Teaching Award Winners

[Matthew BaileyShea] “Every time you are writing your counterpoint and you’re writing chord progressions, you’re going to be having to be thoughtful about how do I want to do this?” I guess the way I would describe my teaching style is that I believe very much in an active classroom. I think it’s really important…

Academic freedom: What it is, what it isn’t and why there’s confusion | Robert Quinn

Academic freedom is an often misunderstood and often contested concept. But at its essence, its the freedom of research professionals, educators to seek the truth, to follow their research, their teaching, their ideas, and to share them in an order to pursue that truth however it leads, assuming they’re doing it according to professional and…

The World’s First University?

One of the most striking things about ancient Athenian life, is the availability of lectures and talks on Philosophy even to quite ordinary people. One particular site in Athens, Aristotle’s Lyceum gives us the opportunity to visit an ancient university where not only did specialist students study but we know that ordinary Athenians were invited…