Author Archives: Sue Beckingham

About Sue Beckingham

A National Teaching Fellow, Educational Developer and Principal Lecturer in Computing with a research interest in the use of social media in higher education.

A new story from our latest #LTHEchat Golden Tweeter award winner Neil Withnell @neilwithnell

We invited Neil Withnell (@neilwithnell) who has just received his #LTHEchat Golden Tweeter award, to tell us what LTHEchat means to him and the significance of the award. Below is Neil’s response along with a video he created to share his … Continue reading

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Thank you and festive wishes to you all #LTHEchat

Dear #LTHEchat community We would like to thank you all for being with us this year and  creating such vibrant and rich professional development opportunities for all of us through the #LTHEchat tweetchats. For those not aware these chats happen … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 41 with Chris Rowell (@Chri5rowell) and Steve Dawes (@malkatraz) on Using Apps in Higher Edcuation #RUL12AoC #12AoC

We are delighted to have our very own Chris Rowell @Chri5rowell and Steve Dawes @malkatraz this week to discuss using apps in higher education. The use of mobile apps in higher education is starting to change the way we research, learn and collaborate … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 39 with Phil Newton @NewtonsNeurosci on ‘Academic Integrity’

This week we are delighted to have Dr Phil Newton to discuss ‘Academic Integrity’. Dr Phil Newton (@newtonsneurosci) is the Director of Learning and Teaching for the Swansea University Medical School. A self-confessed ‘plagiarism-nerd’, he has a long standing research interest in … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 37 with Eric Stoller @EricStoller on Enhancing the Student Experience with Digital Engagement

This week we are delighted to have Eric Stoller to discuss ‘Enhancing the student experience with digital engagement’. In HE, social media channels are places for learning, engagement, teaching, community building, listening, “tip of the iceberg” to deeper conversations, promotion/marketing, … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 36 with Dr Kirsten Jack @Heijinxs on the use of art in cross-discipline undergraduate education

This week we welcome Dr Kirsten Jack (RN, PhD) @Heijinxs to explore the use of art in cross-discipline undergraduate education.  Kirsten is Senior Lecturer Adult Nursing at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her contribution to teaching, learning and research is supported by … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 33 with Dr Hala Mansour @HalaMansour on Reflective Writing Spaces: Students’ Engagement and Challenges

Reflective writing in academic context involves reflective thinking of an event or idea happened to explore or to understand why and how it happened. It is quite challenging for students to stand back from a situation and evaluate their experience … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 32 with Dr Kay Hack @hack_kay exploring ethical considerations in pedagogical research

This week we welcome Dr Kay Hack who will engage us in discussions exploring ethical considerations in pedagogical research. As a community we are passionate about ensuring we are using effective methods for teaching, learning and assessment. Much of the … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 31 with David Hopkins @hopkinsdavid on the intrinsic and extrinsic value of academic blogging

This Wednesday we are delighted to have David Hopkins with us for #LTHEchat to discuss ‘the intrinsic and extrinsic value of academic blogging’. David says that: “Blogging has, for me, been part learning, part informative, part catharsis, and part a pain … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 30 with Peter Lumsden @PLumsden on Graduate Attributes

This Wednesday we are delighted to have Peter Lumsden with us for #LTHEchat to discuss ‘graduate attributes’. Graduate attributes are the qualities, skills and understandings a university community agrees its students should develop during their time with the institution’ (Glasgow … Continue reading

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