Kate Ippolito

Role of emotion in learning
Imperial College London, UK

Kate works as Principal Teaching Fellow in Educational Development based in the Centre for Higher Education Research and Scholarship (CHERS), Imperial College London, UK, having joined in 2013. She enjoys being programme lead for the Master’s in University Learning and Teaching and working across departments to help develop educational practice. Since October 2019, she has also been a part-time PhD student exploring the role of emotion in STEMM learning. She is particularly interested in the 3 As – teaching staff and students’ awareness of emotion in learning, what they attribute an emotion to and how this impacts on learning and well-being, and their agency for working with emotion.

For more details see: https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/k.ippolito

Develop your teaching with Kate Ippolito
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Working with Emotion in Learning
by Kate Ippolito
Our course explores the value of emotion in study and how to use it beneficially. Emotion stimulates cognition and so, as educators, we need to engage with how to stimulate and use it to improve learning.
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Exploring the Role of Emotions in Learning
by Kate Ippolito
These two activities help with recognising emotions, analysing their impact on learning, and considering ways to work effectively with emotions to improve learning outcomes.