Monthly Archives: November 2019

#LTHEchat 159 Contract Cheating with Dr Thomas Lancaster @DrLancaster

How should we address contract cheating in higher education? Contract cheating has been an area of personal interest to me since Robert Clarke and I published the first paper referring to this type of academic misconduct back in 2006. Even … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 158 ‘The Emerging Field of Learning Development’ with Dr Helen Webster @scholastic_rat and Dr Kim Shahabudin @kimshahabudin

This week’s discussion focusses on the emerging field of Learning Development in the context of significant changes in Higher Education (HE). These changes are being brought about by the Widening Participation agenda, increasing internationalisation, massification and marketisation of HE and … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 157 A Proposal for a Sector-wide Framework for Personal Tutoring in HE with Ben Walker @benwwalker1

The Higher Education Research Act established a regulatory framework and the Teaching Excellence Framework with associated metrics for student retention, progression and employability.  In meeting these requirements, the significance of personal tutoring is clear. Despite this, according to existing institutional … Continue reading

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