Monthly Archives: November 2018

#LTHEchat no 132 “Focus On: Graduate Skills – where are we now, and where are we going next?” with QAA Scotland Wednesday 5 December 2018 #QAAFocusOn

Wednesday 5 December 2018 Bio/Blog With apprenticeships, work-based learning, and skills for work becoming increasingly important areas of development and activity across the higher education sector globally, QAA Scotland’s new ‘Focus On’ project examining Graduate Skills is relevant and timely. … Continue reading


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#LTHEchat no 131 What role does news have in HE? @margymaclibrary

Wednesday 21 November 2018 Margy MacMillan, Canada. @margymaclibrary There is a persistent narrative that stigmatizes students in higher education as disengaged from the the ‘real world’, uninterested in the news, unaware of current events. Recent research, including the News Study by … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 130 One solution to online learning? think again.

Wednesday 14 November 2018 David Smith, Australia @djs2206 With the miniaturisation of computing and the availability of technologies much has been anticipated about the affordances that technology would bring to daily and corporate living, conquering aspects such as distance and providing … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat no 129 The battle between old and new: Written feedback vs. screencast feedback 7 November 2018

7 November 2018 Mr Damian Keil and Dr David Wright Assessment feedback in higher education is usually provided through ‘written’ methods. Despite the widespread use of ‘written’ feedback, students frequently report dissatisfaction with the quality of their assessment feedback in … Continue reading

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