#LTHEchat 109 “Team Based Learning” with Beck McCarter @beckmccarter and Simon Tweddle @simontweddell

The next #LTHEchat will take place on Wednesday 11th April 8-9pm (BST). This week’s topic is Team Based Learning (TBL) and will be led by Beck McCarter and Simon Tweddle.

Dr Simon TweddleDr Simon Tweddell is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Bradford. He was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2015 and was part of the team awarded a Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence by the Higher Educational Academy in 2017 for transitioning a large, established undergraduate Masters in Pharmacy programme from one that uses a traditional didactic approach to one delivered predominantly by Team-Based Learning (TBL). He serves as the only European member on the Global Board of the Team-Based Learning Collaborative and chairs the European Board of the Team-Based Learning Community.

Beck McCarterBeck McCarter is an Educational Developer, an accredited Trainer-Consultant in Team-Based Learning (TBL), a CATE Award winning team member and a sidekick extraordinaire. Passionate about improving both the staff and student experience, she is a #teambasedlearning #tbl evangelist.



Introduction to team based learning


We wouldn’t be doing you justice if we didn’t practice what we preach so in true TBL style, we’re flipping this week’s #LTHEchat. Your pre-work is to watch this short 5min video on some of the reasons we choose to teach using TBL. There may well be a test…


What IS Team Based Learning? – TBL in 60 seconds

Planning to participate in the #LTHEchat tonight but no idea what TBL actually is? Don’t worry, we’ve got your back! Here’s a very quick introduction to some of the key points…


The Wakelet story for this tweetchat is available HERE


About Sue Beckingham

A National Teaching Fellow, Educational Developer and Principal Lecturer in Computing with a research interest in the use of social media in higher education.
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