Published:

26-11-2021

Categories:

Wellbeing, Technology Enhanced Learning

This #Take5 blog is brought to you from Debbie Holley and David Biggins, two researchers from Bournemouth University who are interested in the digital experiences of students, with a focus on digital wellbeing and support. Mind the gap “Be more mindful about the situation, be more kind”. Advice to academic staff from an undergraduate student....

Graphs showing levels of students

Published:

29-10-2021

Categories:

Events, Education, Information Literacy, Research

Reading, JLDHE and You This #Take5 is brought to you from Craig Morley and Jenny Hillman, members of the Journal of Learning in Higher Education’s (JLDHE) editorial board. It is designed to introduce ALDinHE/JLDHE’s new Reading Club and encourage you to get involved! Read all about it! JLDHE’s Reading Club had its inaugural event in #ALDCon21,...

JLDHE Reading Club

Published:

20-10-2021

Categories:

Events, Education, Research, Wellbeing

Session abstract:  The Open University Business School is leading a research project on online learning and strategic planning through, and post, lockdown in English secondary schools. This workshop focuses on one of the key themes that has emerged from the qualitative research: wellbeing of educators through the pandemic. The workshop provides an engaging and motivational...

Coronavirus disease COVID-19 infection 3D medical illustration

Published:

04-10-2021

Categories:

Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Education

On your marks, get set, sprint This Blog post for Take5, (edited by Sandra Sinfield) is on Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) design sprints – in particular on how educational developers support the disciplines’ design teams in working on emergent course (programme) design. It has been kindly written by Ellie Kennedy, NTU. NTU design sprints: making course...

The image shows a flow chart delineating: portfolio planning, preliminary meeting, getting ready activities, sprint part A, design work, sprint part B, design work and viability check, Sprint part C, design work, Sprint part D and final approval.

Published:

15-07-2021

Categories:

Digital Literacy, Education, Technology Enhanced Learning, Wellbeing

Make like an ant? This #Take5 post is brought to you from Dr Katharine Jewitt from The Open University who shares what we can learn for our teaching and learning online from ants. Katharine is looking back at what we have adapted to this year – highlighting the lessons learned that we can take forward...

Illustration of four Ants working together

Published:

25-06-2021

Categories:

Technology Enhanced Learning, Playful and Creative Learning

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Debbie Holley and Heidi Singleton, Bournemouth University, UK – who also delivered this as an engaging LD@3. Challenge that ‘Zoom Gloom!’ (Wiederhold 2020) Learners describe their ‘best learning moment’ as a ‘flow’ – a point of psychological deep involvement of immersion in an activity or a task, which results in...

Virtual Reality vs Augmented Reality

Published:

22-06-2021

Categories:

Events, Study Skills

Session abstract:  In an attempt to evaluate the impact of study skills sessions on students’ marks a descriptive statistics approach was developed in 2017. This approach focusses on subject-specific study skills sessions embedded in the curriculum that are related directly to individual assessment tasks. The descriptive statistics analysis is based on establishing mark categories, and...

Notebook with the words Study Skills on the cover

Published:

09-06-2021

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Events, Study Skills

Session abstract:  The Study Skills team at Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) in collaboration with a Graphic Design staff and students have developed a set of activity cards to help scaffold students’ essay writing from planning through to editing. These are evidence-based activities drawn from in-course subject-specific and open, cross-disciplinary workshops undertaken at AUB and are...

Illustration of a person writing an essay

Published:

28-05-2021

Categories:

Education, Events

This #Take5 post if brought to you from Dr Iain Cross and Dr Alina Congreve, who look at the increasing importance for learning developers of the climate emergency and the practical implications it has for their work. In an exciting development, this blogpost has been paired with ALDinHE’s LD@3 programme – and there will be...

The UN Sustainable Development Goals

Published:

21-05-2021

Categories:

Technology Enhanced Learning

This month’s #Take5 post is brought to you by Dr Micky Ross and Dr Julia Bohlmann at the University of Glasgow. We asked them to contribute because we were blown away by their ScotHELD session on the way they had used podcasting as part of their repertoire of responses to Covid-19 and the rapid change...

Illustration of a microphone

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