Published:

20-03-2019

Categories:

CeLP, CeP, Uncategorized

The ALDinHE Recognition scheme This #Take5 post is brought to you from Dr Steve Briggs a Co-Chair of ALDinHE  and a driving force behind the design and development of this key Learning Development recognition scheme.  The need for recognition The Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) represents individuals working as Learning Development Practitioners in...

Steve Briggs

Published:

16-01-2019

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills

Using Cartoons to Support Learning Development Happy New Year All! And a belated thank you to JACQUI BARTRAM from the University of Hull and the Association of Learning Development in HE (ALDinHE), who has prepared this beautiful blogpost for us – and which for many reasons (let’s blame #Brexit) has taken us way too long...

Cartoon of a presenter

Published:

30-10-2018

Categories:

Induction and Transition

A case study from the adult nursing course at the University of Bedfordshire.  Happy new academic year! Yes – it’s a bit late – but #Take5 seems to have caught as many colds and been caught up in as many institutional shake ups as everybody else! So – belated – but welcome - this blog...

index cards

Published:

22-05-2018

Categories:

Employability

Making A Living Week, November 2018: Industry, Diversity And A New Topic of Conversation This blog post brought to us by Angharad Lewis, Lecturer in Visual Communication at The Cass: The Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design. All photographs taken by Steve Blunt. The programming of events designed to connect our art and...

Workshop - Regular practice

Published:

17-04-2018

Categories:

Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

LESSONS FROM A TEACHER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT: One positive instance of using technology for student learning, rather than its own sake. This guest blog explores the authentic embedding of digital practices within our pedagogic toolbox and has been prepared for #Take5 by Dr Paul Breen (@CharltonMen) who also shares, below, a link to his free book:...

TEACHER IN PAUL BREEN'S PHD STUDY USING I PADS IN CLASSROOM

Published:

21-03-2018

Categories:

Academic Literacy, Education, Study Skills

This #Take5 blogpost has been produced by Dr. Tiffany Chiu and Dr. Olga Rodríguez Falcón This project was conducted at UEL 2017, where we intended to address a growing concern over student transferable academic skills for employability in higher education. It aimed to implement and evaluate a dialogic approach to embedding academic literacy skills into...

Argument exercise

Published:

15-01-2018

Categories:

Academic Literacy, Study Skills

The what, why and how of the RLF Consultant Fellowship Scheme By Cath Senker, RLF Consultant Fellow Place ‘professional writers in higher education institutions to offer writing support to all students.’[1] This is the inspired idea behind the Royal Literary Fund Fellowship scheme, which has been sending authors into universities since 1999 to offer one-to-one...

Cath Senker Uni of Sussex workshop_small

Published:

12-12-2017

Categories:

Study Skills

The birth of our online resource: Studying on your commute This #Take5 blogpost comes from Janette Myers, a learning developer at St George’s, University of London  Sometimes it can feel that the concept of higher education is based on students who live on Campus or who live in or near their place of study. This...

Published:

03-10-2017

Categories:

Wellbeing

The Meditation Project - Kent We decided to start the new academic year with a meditation - rather than either a bang or a whimper, appropriate as either would be - and have invited Louise Frith, University of Kent, to share her experiences of building meditation resources with and for her students. This is what Louise has to...

Meditation

Published:

05-07-2017

Categories:

Academic Literacy, Study Skills

The Thesis Boot Camp Thank you to Heather Campbell for this #Take5 post Take twenty-six PhD students, keep them in a room for 24 hours over a weekend, feed them, water them, motivate them and encourage them, and what happens? They write. In fact, collectively they write over 200,000 words towards their theses. Here at...

Lego blocks

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