Follow the links below to view reports written by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.
You can also view briefing papers for course leaders and departmental managers at Oxford published in 2020-21 and 2021-22 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please note that some of these reports and briefing papers have been saved behind Single Sign-On (SSO). If you do not have an Oxford SSO, you can request copies by contacting us.
Beyond ChatGPT: The state of generative AI in academic practice for autumn 2023, October 2023
This report, Beyond ChatGPT: The state of generative AI in academic practice for autumn 2023 seeks to provide an overview of the key developments in generative AI relevant to academic practice that extend beyond ChatGPT.
Supporting students’ academic transitions: Key findings and recommendations from our 2022 Student Experience Interns, January 2023
In 2022, our Student Experience Interns worked with staff to develop a range of resources to co-develop and carry out an educational research project into students' experiences accessing academic skills support at Oxford. Their executive report (SSO required) summarises their key findings and recommendations aimed at enhancing academic literacies support for students at Oxford when transitioning into and throughout their degrees.
Supporting students’ academic transition to Oxford: Perspectives from our 2021 Student Experience Interns, September 2022
In 2021, our Student Experience Interns worked with staff to develop a range of resources to support undergraduate students’ transition to University study. Their report, Supporting students’ academic transition to Oxford: Key findings and recommendations (SSO required), summarises educational research on students’ transition to university study, and provides examples of current interventions at Oxford and other universities. Read our news article to find out more about the report.
Student Engagement through Partnerships project: Evaluation report, June 2022
The Student Engagement through Partnerships project: Evaluation report (SSO required) was created by external consultants as part of a project looking at how taught students’ engagement and feelings of belonging could be enhanced through meaningful student-staff partnerships within the central University. The report details the findings and recommendations resulting from the consultants' external review of the University of Oxford’s student engagement structures.
Students connecting: Advancing hybrid teaching and learning at the University of Oxford, January 2022
The Students connecting: Advancing hybrid teaching and learning at the University of Oxford report was written by researchers in the Department of Education. It is the final output from the HyTeL (Hybrid Teaching and Learning) project which was a collaboration between the Department for Education and the Centre for Teaching and Learning.
The HyTeL project aimed to develop an improved understanding of pedagogical practice within hybrid teaching spaces, and the report includes a number of key findings and recommendations.
The HyTel project was funded by the Improvements to Hybrid Teaching Facilities Project.
Reviews of teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic
Canvas evaluation report of the Early Adopter Phase 2019, with annexes
VLE Landscape Report 2016-17, with annexes