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#LTHEchat187: 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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#LTHEchat186: 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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#LTHEchat185: 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

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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