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Active Learning and Christmas Festivities

Active Learning and Disruptive Pedagogies In this #LTHEChat, we would like to explore the disruptive potential of active learning.   It is probably easier to define what active learning is not, than what it is. While a concise definition for active learning remains … 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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#LTHEchat no 129 Using a Coaching Approach in Learning and Teaching

#coachingHE We are living in turbulent times in Higher Education (HE) with ever increasing reported levels of mental health issues in both students and staff (Grove, 2018; Niblock, 2018; Persson, 2017; Weale, 2018). When we add in the drive to … Continue reading

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Leading successful courses and programmes #lthechat 3 Oct 2018

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@AdvanceHE collaborative #LTHEchat Wednesday 26th September 2018

Brave New World: How are we preparing the Next -Generation of learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Kay Hack, Academic Lead STEM 20.00 UK time, Wednesday 26th September 2018  A tsunami of new technologies is set to transform the workplace, … Continue reading

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The #LTHEchat is having a break. We will be back on the 3rd of May!

Hello #LTHEchatters, As this term has come to an end, the team taking over the baton, would like to wish you all a wonderful break and thank you our outgoing #LTHEchat organising team Haleh, Sally, Will and Neil who was their … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 78: Personal Pedagogies

This week’s chat is kindly hosted by Prof Norman Jackson (@lifewider1). Norman Jackson is Emeritus Professor at the University of Surrey and is founder of the ‘Lifewide Education’ http://www.lifewideeducation.uk/ (@lifewider) and ‘Creative Academic’ http://www.creativeacademic.uk/ (@academiccreator) learning networks and resources hubs. He … Continue reading

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EXTRA #LTHEchat: What do we know about the experiences of online learners? with @helenbeetham and @loumcgill

We are very excited to announce that on Wednesday 13th July we will be hosting a ‘Summer EXTRA #LTHEchat’ led by guests Helen Beetham and Lou McGill. This #LTHEchat follows a week of activities and explorations with online learners. #OLsuccess (4-10 … Continue reading

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