Education

Published:

04-10-2021

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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

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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:

28-05-2021

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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:

08-02-2021

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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

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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:

30-01-2020

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Education, Study Skills

This month’s #Take5 blog is brought to you from Ian Johnson, Learning Development Tutor, University of Portsmouth. Ian discusses an interesting, dynamic reflective process that makes reflection move beyond performance to something useful and meaningful. Reflective Practice – ‘Surfing the Wave’ Teaching students how to reflect in writing can be a thorny issue for disciplinary...

Context dependence - Waves

Published:

25-04-2019

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Education, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities, Playful and Creative Learning

ALDinHE Conference 2019: Critical perspectives of learning development practice - and hills This #Take5 blogpost is brought to you from Lee Fallin - the phantom tweeter of #aldcon 2019 - you know, the one who produced all those beautiful, illustrated visual notes... The 2019 Association for Learning Development in Higher Education (ALDinHE) Annual Conference was...

Illustrative notes

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:

18-04-2016

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Education, Wellbeing

To coincide with a week-long run of #creativeHE facilitated by Norman Jackson –  16-22 April 2016 – we are posting a #Take5 from Norman - asking us to join in a conversation about creativity in the disciplines. Join in the conversation in Google+ here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/110898703741307769041 #Where Does Creativity Reside in the Discipline? Surveys of academics/faculty...

Published:

28-09-2015

Categories:

Education, Playful and Creative Learning

Welcome back to Take5 – the user-friendly staff development blog from CELT at London Metropolitan University. This autumn we are launching Take5 by joining in with Chrissi Nerantzi's open course: Creativity for Learning in HE. Like everybody else we are much too busy ... BUT if we don't make time for some creativity - then...

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