Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

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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

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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

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01-10-2020

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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!

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24-09-2020

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Inclusivity and Differentiation, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

Happy new academic year! As many of us return to a COVID-HE, where we are still working from home - and wrangling our face to face courses into some form of active and creative online learning experience, we at #Take5 are pleased to bring you this blog post from Ben, Debbie and Anne of Bournemouth...

Image of a mountain view across a lake

Published:

30-04-2020

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Learning Spaces and Learning Communities, Playful and Creative Learning

This blog post is brought to you by Craig Morley, a Learning Developer at the University of Manchester Library, whose Source Top Trumps resource won the LearnHigher prize draw at the ALDinHE 2019 Annual Conference - and which we are really happy to celebrate during this alternative version of the ALDinHE Conference: LD@3! We open...

Card games

Published:

02-04-2020

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Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

So what’s the problem? “I have had to contain the anxiety not only of students but lecturers who are new to this way of working.” LondonMet Academic Mentor The coronavirus (#COVID-19) global pandemic has presented many challenges for Learning Developers. This #Take5 blogpost is brought to you by Lee Fallin from the University of Hull...

Remote Learning

Published:

21-11-2019

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

Creating powerful learning spaces and real learning across a suite of first year Computing modules This #Take5 blogpost is brought to you by Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield – reflecting on a project that embedded creative learning development practice in an ‘Higher Education Orientation’ module offered to students across a suite of first year Computing,...

Avatar of Sandra

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:

04-04-2017

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Learning Spaces and Learning Communities, Widening Participation

For this #Take5 we have we have invited Helen Webster from Newcastle University to blog about Learning Development values. This is in honour of our ALDinHE Conference, 10-12 April, University of Hull: http://www.aldinhe.ac.uk/events/9/aldinhe_conference_2017.html?p=7_9, and follows her recent interesting discussion on the LDHEN list.  So – thank you Helen! Everybody else – do leave a comment –...

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29-11-2016

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Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

Sandra Abegglen, Tom Burns & Sandra Sinfield This #Take5 blog focusses on three academics working collaboratively in their learning, teaching and research practice: as a way of helping us to better enjoy our time as practitioners. Context All three of us work in UKHE, in a post-1992 University with a diverse student body from non-traditional...