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Busy academic’s guide to… pedagogic research

Pedagogic research is the systematic investigation of teaching practices conducted with a view to improving student learning. It should be grounded in the relevant literature and should make a significant contribution to that literature.

External Resources

A recent (December 2013) and comprehensive guide published by The University of Birmingham on behalf of the National HE STEM Programme provides an introduction to pedagogic research:

An earlier publication by engCETL (engineering Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) is still a useful introduction to pedagogic research:

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