Playful and Creative Learning

Published:

12-03-2021

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

Puzzling the pieces This #Take5 is brought to you from Katharine Stapleford who has solved this year’s Covid-19 problem - how to get students working (and reading) collaboratively when studying online and at a distance. Here’s Katharine: Background I teach on the MA Digital Education programme at Leeds University. The programme is 100% online distance...

jigsaw puzzle illustration with four characters carrying the jigsaw

Published:

27-02-2021

Categories:

Events, Playful and Creative Learning, Technology Enhanced Learning

Date / Time: Tuesday 2nd March - 3pm Location: Online via Zoom - Meeting ID:  872 3622 6036 - Passcode: ncb97=TSPresenters: Debbie Holley and Heidi Singleton, Department of Nursing Sciences, Bournemouth University  Description:  The JISC ‘Student digital experience insights survey’ was recently released, summarising the experiences of over 20,000 HE students at a range of 28 HE institutions. One...

Google Cardboard

Published:

27-02-2021

Categories:

Events, Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

Date / Time: Thursday 18th February – 3pmLocation: Online via CollaboratePresenters: Arielle Redman, University of York Description:  Processing, understanding, and remembering information is often aided by combining images with text or keywords. These are the two essential ingredients of the majority of memes, which are, by definition, widely shared and enjoyed. Come prepared with a piece of research or...

The word Meme in magazine letters pinned to a cork notice board. Meme is used to describe a piece of information or an element of culture in various media.

Published:

29-10-2020

Categories:

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:

30-04-2020

Categories:

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:

31-10-2019

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning, Study Skills

Stortelling in Learning Development This #Take5 blog post is brought to you by Anne-Kathrin Reck co-organiser of the recent ALDinHE one-day regional symposium at the University of Portsmouth: ‘Storytelling in Learning Development’ (September 12th 2019). This turned out to be a day filled with fun, informative and participatory sessions, covering presentations, workshops, show & tells...

Rare Books storytelling

Published:

25-04-2019

Categories:

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:

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:

11-01-2017

Categories:

Playful and Creative Learning

*** STOP PRESS: #creativeHE new run: 16-20 Jan!! *** A new version of #creativeHE with a focus on creativity, play, narrative & storytelling and making will be offered by MMU’s CELT in collaboration with London Metropolitan University’s CPED 16-20 Jan 2017. Participants are invited from across the sector – such that colleagues from both institutions...

Take5 #17

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...