Higher education blog

Read our blog to explore ideas in teaching and learning. Students' first assignments often signal where skills and prior learning are wanting. But acknowledging the extent of these gaps and catering for the learning styles of all students can lead to more proactive approaches to addressing the problem.

  • Generative AI: Useful Tool or Teaching Distraction?

    In this webinar, Nigel Slack, Alistair Brandon-Jones, Nicola Burgess, Dot Powell, and Lukasz Piwek explored the dual nature of Generative AI, debating whether it is a valuable tool or a potential distraction in teaching.

  • How learning through digital platforms supercharges student engagement in psychology

    Marcia O'Grady
    VP Product Management, Higher Education International
     

    Illustrating complex psychology concepts has without question been made easier by digital learning tools. And, as universities begin to embrace these resources as standard modes of learning, we consider how educators could reap the biggest rewards from this digital transformation.

     

  • Sukhninder Panesar: Teaching Equity and Trusts in the 21st Century

    Pearson’s author webinar series “Memorable Teaching Moments”.

    One of the most prominent academics in law with over 30 years of experience teaching equity and trusts, Sukhninder Panesar, Senior Lecturer Buckinghamshire New University, talks about his own challenges as a student and how these shaped his teaching of the subject, as well as the features of the latest fifth Revel edition of his textbook, Equity and Trusts. 

  • Hogg: Contemporary Challenges in Social Psychology

    Pearson’s author webinar series “Memorable Teaching Moments”.

    With academic experience extending across three continents, Professor Michael Hogg discussed the cultural and thematic challenges amongst the different publications of his best-seller, Social Psychology. Held at the Roma Tre University, this live event was organised by our team in Pearson, Italy.

  • Activating University Physics: making physics lectures come alive

    Pearson’s author webinar series “Changing Perspectives”.

    Professor Roger Freedman spoke about helpful techniques instructors can use in the classroom to encourage an active learning experience for their students and help them make better use of his textbook, 'University Physics'.