Published:

09-02-2021

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Employability

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Neelam Thapar, Head of Careers and Employability at London Metropolitan University and Vanessa Airth who is Head of Work Based Learning, Policy and Practice at London Metropolitan University. Both are interested in Education for Social Justice… and this is a re-blog from: https://careerguidancesocialjustice.wordpress.com/ Employability and Education for Social...

Education for Social Justice Framework

Published:

08-02-2021

Categories:

Education

 This #Take5 post is brought to you from Neelam Thapar, Head of Careers and Employability at London Metropolitan University and Vanessa Airth who is Head of Work Based Learning, Policy and Practice at London Metropolitan University. Both are interested in Education for Social Justice... and this is a re-blog from: https://careerguidancesocialjustice.wordpress.com/ Employability and Education for...

Published:

28-01-2021

Categories:

Education

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Tim Hinchcliffe. Previously of Keele and the ALDinHE Steering and Comms Groups, Tim now works with AdvanceHE. The consequence is that many brilliant people think that they are not: An obituary to Sir Ken Robinson “His work was my call to arms, his work still is my...

Eden Project

Published:

07-01-2021

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Digital Literacy, Technology Enhanced Learning

This #Take5 is brought to you from Debbie Holley - with guest bloggers Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield from LondonMet’s Centre for Professional and Educational Development (CPED) (see also their student studyhub). Debbie is reflecting on her move to Bournemouth’s Department of Nursing where she is Professor of Digital Innovation. Whilst Debbie has always researched...

‘Mere jelly’ - Student image reproduced with permission from ‘Facilitating Student Learning’ Unit, London Metropolitan University

Published:

26-11-2020

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Digital Literacy, Technology Enhanced Learning, Widening Participation

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Dr Carina Buckley of Solent University - and is in dialogue with her #Take5 on students and camera use in online teaching and learning from a few weeks ago. The Evil DrB herself Should your students turn their cameras on? A rebuttal A few weeks ago, I...

Two birds on a water bath

Published:

29-10-2020

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Playful and Creative Learning

Using superheroes for structured problem solving and ideas generation The week’s #Take5 blog is brought to you from Dr Katharine Jewitt, a Learning Designer at Heriot-Watt University. The Superheroes ideas generation techniques were designed by Grossman and Catlin to provide a playful group atmosphere during idea generation. Students work in groups and assume the identity...

superman

Published:

22-10-2020

Categories:

Study Skills

“I was asked to deliver a ‘skills’ session to a group of second years. I went into the room - the students were dotted about in ones, occasionally twos. They all had their coats on. They did not know each other's names. These students had not arrived in that classroom. Arguably, they had not arrived...

Image from Education for Social Justice Framework – colourful hands raised.

Published:

14-10-2020

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Inclusivity and Differentiation, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Sandra Abegglen (University of Calgary), Emma Gillaspy (University of Central Lancashire), and Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield (London Metropolitan University) - all are members of ALDinHE and are involved in the #creativeHE community. There will be a follow up to this blog in November, where we will...

Lego people demonstrating academics at work

Published:

08-10-2020

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Inclusivity and Differentiation, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

The week’s #Take5 blog is brought to you from Dr Carina Buckley Instructional Design Manager at Solent University and ALDinHE Co-chair. Recently Carina spoke in a webinar about how her institution, Solent, has approached online delivery whilst keeping students at the heart of their learning. It went very well - but for those who couldn’t...

Picture of online engagement

Published:

01-10-2020

Categories:

Inclusivity and Differentiation, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Kate Coulson who is Head of Learning Development at the University of Northampton and the Secretary of the Association of Learning Developers in Higher Education (ALDinHE). Here she tries to summarise the current face-to-face  and hybrid teaching situation for Learning Developers from September 2020. Photo: Kate Coulson...

Kate Coulson face in full visor/mask mode!