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Understanding the teaching and learning methods

This chapter looks at the academic experience you will face at a UK university. It is designed to help you analyse the kinds of teaching methods and learning experiences that are typical at a UK university. You are encouraged to think about how to adapt your approach to learning so that you can get the best advantage from the experience. The chapter includes:

• analysing and understanding your own expectations • understanding the UK approach to teaching and learning at university • developing an understanding of your teachers and fellow students and the

roles they play in your education • understanding and adapting to the teaching approach and teaching methods

used.