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

Published:

01-05-2021

Categories:

Events

21st May 2021 Attend the next ICALLD symposium over time Updating the Australian University Register of Academic Language and Learning Centres/Units Hosted on Zoom at: Friday May 21 at 8pm AEST Friday May 21 at 10pm in Auckland, Friday May 21 at 6am in Toronto Friday May 21 at 11am in UK Event Abstract: The Australian...

Hello May

Published:

12-04-2021

Categories:

Events, Leadership and Management

Following on from the successful VUVA event, you are warmly invited to attend Bournemouth University's (BU) free, open-to-all Women's Academic Network @ BU Q&A panel webinar event focusing on one of the most critical and timely of topics facing UK HE today. The webinar is Thursday 22nd April 2 - 4pm via Zoom.  For more...

one black swan amongst a bank of white swans

Published:

04-04-2021

Categories:

Events

Visit the ALDinHE conference website at aldcon.co.uk Here are a few tips to make the most of #ALDcon21: Make connections! Be active, rather than participating passively in our virtual conference. Connections you make during #ALDcon21 become exponentially stronger when you do get the chance to meet in-person in the future. Chat real-time! Get involved in...

a picture of the aldcon homepage on the website. It features a white marquee with an illustration of delegates and the word enter.

Skip to content