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Impact of the law in Learning & Teaching

Academic staff have a responsibility to deliver teaching and learning within the legal framework as outlined earlier.  

Specifically this might mean: 

  • Paying attention to the needs of students from diverse groups within your course design – including an equality impact assessment processes in your course development is a useful way of ensuring that you give due consideration to inclusivity and accessibility. 

  • Making explicit to students the standards of conduct that you expect in the way that they interact and dealing promptly and appropriately with inappropriate behaviour. 

  • Identifying opportunities within your teaching for students to work collaboratively in diverse groups. 

  • Devising creative and respectful ways of using the diverse experiences of students to add value to the learning experience for everyone. 

 

Updated: 15 Oct 2019

 

 

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University of St Andrews
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St Andrews
Fife
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Scotland, United Kingdom

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