IATL creates innovative and collaborative pedagogies that support a distinctive Warwick education. Our signature pedagogies are Open-space Learning and the Student as Researcher. We have a strong track record of interdisciplinary and international practice, and we provide academic leadership for pedagogic collaboration between diverse subject areas. We support disciplinary excellence through our funding streams, and via the wealth of transferable teaching and learning strategies we have accumulated. We subscribe to a model of student engagement that permits students and academics to function as co-creators of knowledge in open spaces.
We presuppose that the challenges that face the world are ones that require the collaboration of a whole range of disciplines. We promote activity, therefore, that is multi-, inter-, or trans-disciplinary. We will promote this by:
We see student research as a pedagogy to be embedded in the curriculum, and as a way to engage students more fully in the life of the University. We will promote this by:
We recognise and celebrate the diverse and international nature of our student community. We seek to support the University's commitment to an international experience for all, be this via travel, or through the use of technology to create new models of international collaboration. We will promote this by:
We assume that disciplinary innovation is the cornerstone of interdisciplinary education, high-quality student research and international learning. We will promote this by:
Emerging Practices in Higher Education
We support colleagues and students who seek to experiment and innovate with student-centred educational practices. We provide academic leadership for inter-/trans-disciplinary learning in cross-faculty contexts to support student and community engagement. We will promote this by: