Published:

04-08-2022

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities, Peer Assisted Learning and Mentoring, Technology Enhanced Learning, Widening Participation

Bringing development opportunities to the masses  This #Take5 post is brought to you from Dr Lee Fallin a regular tweeter and learning developer based at the University of Hull. Lee loves all things digital, and uses this #Take5 post to reflect on his journey from MOOC consumer to MOOC producer. I first learned about Massive...

MOOC

Published:

01-07-2022

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Playful and Creative Learning, Academic Literacy, Digital Literacy, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities, Research Methodologies and Data Collection, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

This month’s #Take5 is brought to you from Daisy Abbott an interdisciplinary researcher and research developer based in the School of Simulation and Visualisation at The Glasgow School of Art. Daisy experiments with game-based learning – and has created a novel approach to teaching research skills. Research: Mapping and Pathfinding My name is Daisy Abbott,...

Daisy Abbott

Published:

07-06-2022

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Events

Monday 18th July @ 3pm - 4pm Video conferencing platforms like Zoom, the video affordances of MS Teams and google handouts offer a way to connect with our students, however, their limits are the synchronous nature of the technology, the minimal shared experience and the lack of sense of place. The paradigm of adopting games...

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Published:

26-05-2022

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Events

Thursday 14th July @ 3pm - 4pm Over the last twenty years, the field of learning development has been caught in circular debates about the value and effectiveness of subject-embedded versus extra-curricular or standalone activities. These debates have over-emphasised the need to consider each subject area in strict isolation. In this paper, we explore the...

Members of the ALDinHE community at ALDCon19

Published:

26-05-2022

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Research

By Dr Selen Kars-Unluoglu (University of the West of England) & Prof Burcu Guneri-Cangarli (Izmir University of Economics) Arts-based methods which traditionally rely on engagement with material artefacts (e.g. LEGO® bricks, finger puppets, craft materials) have been on the rise in management learning and teaching (Taylor and Ladkin, 2009). COVID-19 has challenged educators to adapt...

White wooden door in a stone wall

Published:

26-05-2022

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Academic Literacy

Blackout poetry and playful reading This #Take5 blog explores and illustrates the power and potential of blackout poetry and is a thing of real beauty. Just have a look at the amazing way Aimee Merrydew uses it to enhance reading and writing across her literature programme – and pause and think about how to adapt this to...

Aimee Merrydew

Published:

22-05-2022

Categories:

Events, Visual Literacy and Presentation Skills

Tuesday 21st June @ 3pm - 4pm This webinar is based on the outcome of an ALDinHE funded project, entitled “student led online symposium on culture driven business responses to Covid-19 in Global North and South”. This project was a collaborative effort between students from York Business School (York St John University) and School of...

Speaker giving a talk at a Symposium

Published:

04-05-2022

Categories:

Research, Education, Research Methodologies and Data Collection

We – Carina Buckley (Solent) and Alicja Syska (Plymouth) – are carrying out a small research project into what it means to Learning Developers to write and publish, and how that contributes to a sense of professional identity. As such, we are looking for participants to answer a short survey, that should take no more...

Business analyst or auditor working on statistical data paper documents & using laptop computer with spreadsheets making analytics report. Flat style vector illustration isolated on white background.

Published:

29-04-2022

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Events

The LearnHigher Working Group are keen to hear about and share your experiences of the LearnHigher website materials by means of short videos, which may be showcased at the forthcoming ALDcon in June.This can be achieved through three simple steps: Please choose ONE of the following themes: Submitting a resource:How did you find the process?...

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Published:

29-04-2022

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design

This #Take5 blog post is brought to you from Gilly Salmon – and we are so delighted to be able to present her latest thoughts on the 5-stage model for online learning. If not now – when? The 5-stage model: Carpe Diem The 5-stage model for online learning was first built nearly 30 years ago from grounded...

Gilly Salmon

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