Think big: Successfully scaling higher education

How can universities extend teaching and research to serve wider student populations and enhance their educational role in society?

Advice on scaling higher education while retaining teaching quality

Demand for higher education is rising fast across the globe, far outstripping the current supply. However, new models of teaching embraced during the pandemic supported by advancing technology could extend the reach of universities and open access to higher education to much wider populations. This collection of resources looks at how to scale up higher education and reach students further afield, while retaining teaching quality.

Embedding peer support among students in large online lectures

David Quinn explains how strategies that work in person to facilitate active participation and peer support among students can be adapted to large online lectures

David Quinn

The University of Edinburgh