Worcester Journal of Learning & Teaching

Worcester Journal of Learning & Teaching

Worcester Journal of Learning & Teaching (ISSN 2024-8032)

Worcester Journal of Learning and Teaching (WJLT) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by the Academic Development and Practice Unit at the University of Worcester to disseminate academic articles, project reports and personal perspectives about Learning and Teaching written by staff associated with the University and its partners.  

Issue 11 - February 2017

Issue 10 - July 2015

Issue 9 - July 2014

Issue 8 - July 2013


Academic Articles and Reports

Institute of Sports and Exercise Science students' perception of library resources and their availbility: Carly Sharples and Nick Breeze 

Using USB devices for online document storage in Worcester Business School: Joanne Kuzma, Christina Langfield, and Peter Moody 

Laying down foundations for an international student journey: a Students as Academic Partners Project report: Augusta Amaechi, Clare Bennett, Kafilatu Ganyu, Irene Kayit, Sue Lillyman, Jennifer Okeke and Thea Paciente

Academic plate spinning: Mark Richardson, Carl Evans and Gbolahan Gbadamosi


Electives: what are they and why do we need them?  A personal view on the introduction of elective modules as part of Curriculum 13: Heather Barrett

A familiar story or a cause for reflection?: Maggie Andrews

Curriculum 2013: two subject leaders reflect on the process: Mehreen Mirza and Barbara Mitra



Issue 7 - July 2012

Issue 6 - July 2011

Issue 5 - January 2011

Issue 4 - July 2010

Issue 3 - December 2009

Issue 2 - Special Conference Edition July 2009

Editorial: John Colvin

Extended Abstracts from the Supporting Student Learning Conference, June 2009

Issue 1 - May 2009

The aims of WJLT are:

  • To encourage and support a culture of undertaking and publishing L&T research within the University;
  • To establish a community of practice amongst L&T researchers within the University;
  • To showcase our L&T research internationally, nationally and within the University;
  • To positively impact upon the learning experience of our students.

Types of Contribution:
The Journals includes different types of contribution:

  • Academic articles (3000-4000 words) offer the opportunity for researchers to publish the results of Learning and Teaching related research  
  • Project Reports (1000 - 2000 words) offer the opportunity for project teams to report on the progress and outcomes of Learning and Teaching related research projects
  • Personal Perspectives (1000 – 1500 words) offer the opportunity for authors to review and express opinions on any aspect of Learning and Teaching 
  • Students as Academic Partners (500-1000 words) offer the opportunity for students to report on research projects related to Learning and Teaching. 

Notes for Authors:
Authors should read Notes for Authors before submitting contributions for review.

Dr Barbara Mitra 
Dr Mehreen Mirza

Editorial Assistant
Esther Floisand

Editorial Board:
Professor Geoffrey Elliott 
Professor Derek Peters
Dr Colin Price
Dr Marie Stowell


Please contact the joint editors: Dr Barbara Mitra (b.mitra@worc.ac.uk) or Dr Mehreen Mirza (m.mirza@worc.ac.uk