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#LTHEchat190 Virtual Student Partnerships with host Kiu Sum @KiuSum

I have unfortunately ascertained a headache from pondering. Not just my day job but something else relating to student engagement. So, I need your help! Here I am sharing my short version of the back story and hope you can … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat189: Bringing Scholarship to Life with host Dr Sarah Broadberry @DrSBroadberry

I have been on the trail of scholarship for a long time now, trying to nail down what that term means as my career in academia progresses, what it means to me as part of a teaching team and how … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat188: The role of a systems approach in successfully supporting learning, students and staff with host Prof Colin Turner @ProfCTurner

Systems are an integral feature of the landscape in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. In a narrow view we often think of systems as specific IT packages that support our key activity, but equally systems can be paper based … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat187: Planning for January with host Michelle Morgan (@it_se)

Paul Greatix (@registrarism) wrote a brutal and refreshingly honest piece on Wonkhe asking if universities had done the right things under covid19.  https://wonkhe.com/blogs/doing-the-right-things-universities-under-covid/ In his piece, he talks about the challenges facing universities in the absence Government and sector regulators … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat186: The Value of Fiction in Learning and Teaching

Guest host Professor Joanna Verran @JoVerran I think we all tell stories all the time. Think of any conversation! Storytelling dates back to when humans started to speak: they helped us to survive, and we remain receptive to a good … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat185: Debunking Neuromyths in Education: What psychology really tells us

Guest Host Dr Linda K. Kaye @LindaKKaye Effective educators are responsive to the learning needs of their students, and develop inclusive educational resources and provision as a way of accommodating the diverse range of learners. Learners can of course vary … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat184: Does learning need to be designed and what roles are involved in learning design?

Guest hosts Sandra Huskinson @fieryred1 and Matt Cornnock @mattcornnock As Covid-19 prompts further moves towards online learning, in this chat we endeavour to debate, investigate and identify what we mean by learning design and how it can help educators repurpose … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat183: Make of it what you will: Experiencing making as a learning approach Guest hosts Dr Kate Cuthbert @cuthbert_kate Suzanne Faulkner @suzanne.faulknerPandO Dr Safia Barikzai @SafiaBarikzai and Dr Dawne Irving-Bell @belld17

It’s a perennial conversation in education about the prominence of creativity and indeed the borrowing of creative methodologies from the arts by many disciplines as an approach to learning. There are several situational prompts however that provoked us into thinking … Continue reading

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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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