The Higher Education Academy (HEA) provides subject-specific support for enhancing the student learning experience through its nation-wide network of 24 Subject Centres and one ‘HEALTH Network Group’.
The centres are located in higher education institutions and each engages in a wide variety of activities to support academics, departments and institutions.
- Through Jorum, you can find and share learning and teaching resources, shared by the UK Further and Higher Education community.
- An acclaimed newsletter devoted to the art and science of better teaching. It has information and inspiration for over 10,000 educators at universities and colleges worldwide.
- The HEA provide support to the higher education sector by working with individual academics.
- Their network of discipline-based subject centres provides a range of services to subject departments.
- They work with UK universities and colleges, providing national leadership in developing and disseminating evidence-informed practice about enhancing the student learning experience.
- A fantastic Learning and Teaching resource featuring articles and information on a very wide range of topics. You can either view articles using the link above or you can subscribe to the service.
- Lots of useful information and current news articles on a wide range of subjects.
- iTunesU is an easy way to design and distribute complete courses featuring audio, video, books, and other content. These can then be viewed via an app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch.
- YouTube education brings learners and educators together in a global video classroom. There’s access to a broad set of educational videos that range from academic lectures to inspirational speeches.
- A range of video lectures from Harvard University.
- You can browse web resources by subject and access the Virtual Training Suite. Please note that the website closed in July 2011 and is no longer being updated. However, you can still freely access the information.
Living Books About Life - A series of 21 ‘living books’ available as online eBooks as part of a pioneering initiative designed to provide a bridge between the humanities and the sciences.
- Intended for the beginning to semi-advanced graduate student, this website serves to orientate students to various subject areas within medieval studies. Contains information about a range of topics, and is an indispensable guide for any student of medieval studies.
- Primary and secondary-source material, for classroom use, including an Encyclopedia with entries covering a broad geographical and chronological range. Also contains links of interest to non-specialists.
- Labyrinth medieval studies website, organized by Georgetown University. Information about a range of medieval topics, with links to primary and secondary texts, visual sources (art, architectural, archaeological, maps), audio material, glossaries, bibliographies, organisations and discussion lists.
- Contains the leading interdisciplinary bibliography of the Middle Ages, with over 300,000 records of publications dating from 1967 to the present. For further details refer to the University of Leeds site.
The American Political Science Association – links to their teaching resources.
The Intute website helps you find the best websites for study and research. Their Virtual Training Suite hosts a set of free Internet tutorials to help you develop Internet research skills which you may find useful.