Monthly Archives: April 2016

#LTHEchat No 53 with Dr Mark McGuire @mark_mcguire

We might summarise the changing use of digital networks in education as follows: Changing Paradigms in Teaching and Learning Locus, Mode, Temporality, Structure, Objective PUSH Institutional, broadcast, synchronous, hierarchical, impart knowledge PULL Personal, download, asynchronous, nodal, individual learning SHARE Everywhere, … Continue reading

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#HEAchat/#LTHEchat on Teaching and Learning in Law – Opinions Welcome

It’s the last Wednesday in the month which means that this week’s #LTHEchat will be joining forces with #HEAchat again. The topic this week is Teaching and Learning in Law. Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 52: Managing negative use of social media and cyberbullying, Dr Bex Lewis

I’m Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing at Manchester Metropolitan University, with a particular interest in digital culture, especially within faith and values-focused organisations. Previous roles in academia include ‘Senior Fellow in Technology Enhanced Learning’ alongside temporary lectureships, web editorial work, … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 51: Networks of distributed creativity with Laura Gogia, Frances Bell and Catherine Cronin

We – Laura Gogia, Frances Bell and Catherine Cronin – have worked for the last year on preparing an interactive symposium for Networked Learning 2016 that looks at the Networked Learning Community in the context of other communities and networks in open and connected learning. Not wishing to confine ourselves to the face to face symposium we are reaching out to others, before, during and after.

So LTHEchat community – will you engage with us and share your ideas? Will you become nodes in this broader network? Can we become nodes in your broader networks? How do you bridge different networks and communities in which you work and learn. We want to hear your ideas and bring them to our symposium — on negotiating openness as educators and learners; blending informal and formal learning spaces; and the potential as well as the limits of the networks.. We will, of course, bring back the outcomes of the symposium that you can follow on #NLbridge (before, during and after the Networked Learning Conference) and live on #nlc2016 at our symposium in May. Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 50 6 April – Students as Partners with Professor Julie Hall @julieh8 and students

‘It seems strange now to imagine a time when universities did not want to work with students as partners in initiatives to enhance the student experience. But what do such partnerships look like in practice  and are all students regularly … Continue reading

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