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Vassiliy N BAVRO School of Immunity and Infection Foundation of Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (FLHE1) Summative Assessment Registration: Jan 2015 Foreword: In the following pages I attempt to summarise and reflect upon my teaching experiences and interactions with students at different levels as a part of my role as a Birmingham Fellow. Birmingham Fellows are by definition primarily research-focused and protected from teaching, hence my teaching exposure is relatively (and necessarily) limited. Notwithstanding that, I was very enthusiastic to take part in the PCAP FLTHE module in anticipation of my future transition to a full-lecturer position. In the first part of this Summative Assessment I will try to substantiate…show more content…
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