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#LTHEchat 219: Supporting and Assessing Student Groupwork. Led by Peter Hartley @profpeterbrad, Mark Dawson @Mark_g_dawson & Sue Beckingham @SueBecks.

The significant expansion of student numbers across Higher Education (e.g. numbers doubling between 1992 and 2016, ONS, 2016) led to a corresponding increase in the use of student groupwork. While some of this expansion was inevitably prompted by resource constraints, … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 218: Expertise: A New Discourse for Learning & Teaching in Higher Education? Led by Dr Helen King, @drhelenking.

The concept of excellence is ubiquitous within education and many other sectors. But what do we mean by it? What does it look like? And how can we support colleagues to develop it? The word ‘excellence’ is derived from the … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 216 Breaking boundaries: career progression and education focussed roles. Led by David Walker @drdjwalker and Susan Smith @SmithySusanA

The UK HE sector continues to increase its reliance on teaching-focused roles with HESA data reporting 32% of overall academic staff employed on teaching-focused contracts in 2019/20 (HESA, 2021). However, in contrast to established teaching and research career paths, a common … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 215 Developing Being, Belonging, Becoming to Support Student Success. Led by Dr Harriet Dunbar-Morris, @HE_Harriet.

Having reached the end of last academic year, which could be described as tumultuous to say the least, the focus of universities up and down the country has since been on the support that students need in preparation for the … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 214: Lifelong Learning – Instilling the Desire to Continue to Learn. Led by Matt Cornock @mattcornock & Sandra Huskinson @FieryRed1

Last year we ran a #LTHEchat on learning design and how we think about planning and designing activities for learning. The final question on how we can ‘design in’ ways to support learners how to learn was an area worthy … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 212 Adapting to the New Normal: Hybrid, Hyflex &Dual Mode teaching and Learning. Led by Danielle Hinton @hintondm & Rachelle O’Brien @rachelleeobrien

All of us teaching and supporting learning have experienced 18 months like no other. We’ve experienced an emergency online pivot followed by many of us being required to deliver fully online, whether that was real time – synchronous, flexible – … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 211: Student Engagement led by Dr Chris Headleand @ChrisHeadleand

Dr Chris Headleand @ChrisHeadleand is an Associate Professor and National Teaching Fellow with over 20 years’ experience in a variety of teaching and learning roles. I am currently the director of Teaching and Learning at the School of Computer Science … Continue reading

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