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#LTHEchat182: Lifting the Mask: creating a connected campus in socially distanced times Guest host Danielle Hinton (SFHEA) and Dr Andy Pitchford

Following on from last week’s chat, Danielle and Andy hope to dig deeper and gather early experiences. Introduction:   As universities prepare to welcome students and staff for the start of a new academic year, the experience will undoubtedly be … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 181: Getting Ready For a Very Different Start to Term: How do we best prepare staff and students? Guest hosts Dr Jo Rushworth, Dr TJ Moore and Dr Beth Rogoyski of @lecturemotely www.lecturemotely.com

Introduction: We are entering a “new normal” where it’s university but not as we know it. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the most significant change to university education that we have ever seen; namely the move to remote and/or … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat New kids on the block!

Here’s a quick blog to allow us to say Hi! We’re your organising team for the #LTHEchat until Christmas. Thank you to the previous team, @CarolineCooke, @kateawright and @cwaterhouse_e for their wonderful line up and thanks to @belld17 for coaching … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 180 Self-care with guest host Viv Rolfe @VivienRolfe

I wanted to do a Tweet Chat to offer some space for care and happy reflection, as I was observing the tremendous challenges facing my higher education friends as the COVID crisis unfolded. I appreciate that when we are feeling … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 178 Overcoming students’ fear of public speaking with guest host Dr Rob Grieve @robgrieve17

A fear of public speaking is common in the general population with a high percentage of people anxious and fearful to stand up and speak in public. Oral presentations and public speaking are an important aspect of the student experience … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 177: The future of effective assessment: more than just a paperless prospect? With guest hosts Professor Sally Brown @ProfSallyBrown and @Unisteff

Summary The future of assessment: more than just a paperless prospect? This #LTHE chat, led bySteffen Skovfoged and Sally Brown, will discuss questions based on how recent changes in practice we’ve brought about as a result of the Coronavirus crisis … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 175: Teaching as performance: performative aspects of teaching in higher education with guest host Dr Richard Bale @RichBale

When you are teaching, to what extent do you feel like you are performing, acting, or entertaining your students? What inspiration might we draw from the skills and techniques of actors, singers, dancers, stand-up comedians, improv troupes, and other performing … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 172: (How) Does assessment motivate students? with guest hosts Beverley Gibbs and Gary Wood

(How) Does assessment motivate students? The concept of intrinsic motivation covers a number of ideas including students recognising that they are instrumental in their own success, believing in their own ability to succeed, and developing the deep personal interest that … Continue reading

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Following on from our very special week long #LTHEchat 170 https://lthechat.com/2020/03/11/covid19-special-edition/ we are keen to continue the support, especially with many of us now working at home alone new issue are likely to arise. ‘Social distancing’ doesn’t mean ‘social isolation!’ … Continue reading

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Q6: What are the best online spaces (digital libraries, museums, archives, online organizations, etc.) where you and your students can continue their learning beyond the classroom?

Supporting colleagues in contingency planning for Coronavirus: Covid19: A Special Edition #LTHEchat (Chat 170) Question 6 with Laura Gibbs What are the best online spaces (digital libraries, museums, archives, online organizations, etc.) where you and your students can continue their learning … Continue reading

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