General information about learning, teaching and assessment
Learning, teaching and assessment strategy
2012-15 (contact Sophia Goddard)
Teaching excellence and its relationship to research are at the heart of our mission. We offer an inclusive, diverse learning community that is committed to equality of opportunity, internationalisation and progression towards learner autonomy.
New university grade descriptors for all undergraduate provision
Implemented from 2010/11 (contact Nick Allsopp)
Guidance for students
Guidance for staff
Guidance to support the use of credit within the Higher Education Qualifications Framework
From July 2006 (contact Emma Sheffield)
This paper sets out the DMU position in relation to the impact of the national credit guidelines on undergraduate provision.
Framework for personal tutoring, including Personal Development Planning
From September 2008 (contact Emma Sheffield)
This document forms the guiding principles, expectations and roles of each student, personal tutor, faculty and the university in personal tutoring and Personal Development Planning.
Personal tutor generic role
From January 2009 (contact Emma Sheffield)
Outlines what each personal tutor will endeavour to do in their role.
Retention and progression strategy
Approved Academic Board, 2007 (contact Nick Allsopp)
This constitutes De Montfort University's policy on retention and progression. The purpose of the policy is to set out guiding principles which will inform measures and decisions the university needs to take in order to improve student retention and progression.
Proof reading for staff and for students
Contact Nick Allsopp
These documents provide guidance to staff and students about the approach the university takes towards proof reading, including encouraging the practice in students' own work and dissuading the use of third party proof readers who alter the student's work such that the authorial voice is lost.
Learning and teaching digest
Contact Sophia Goddard
Provides a digest of changes in learning and teaching strategies, policies and practices agreed each session. The purpose of this annual publication is to provide colleagues with an overview of key changes and how to get further information on those changes.
Please note that a digest for 2010/11 has not been published. This may happen later in the year when new strategies are ratified.
Programme developer's guide
First edition (contact Nick Allsopp):
Quick quide - published March 2007
Full version - published February 2007
Flowchart - published February 2007
The quick guide provides you with a very brief overview of the stages and work involved in the process of taking a programme from initial concept to final validation. The full version and associated flowchart provide more information and guidance.
See http://dlz.dmu.ac.uk/inclusive.html (internal use only) to access the online compendium of disability and learning differences information for DMU staff.