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#LTHEchat 239: Active Assessment. Led by Wendy Garnham @DrWGarnham and Heather Taylor @hevthelecturer, 22nd June, 8pm BST

IntroOnce upon a time, in a not so distant era, university students were given assessments to complete that required them to regurgitate disseminated lecture material with little opportunity to demonstrate creativity, originality, or innovative thinking. Assessments were handed in at … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 238: Digital Inequality. Led by Puiyin Wong @Puiyin, 15th June, 8pm BST

What is digital inequality? Digital inequality or digital divide is the disparity between people who have access to digital technologies and those who don’t.  People from certain socioeconomic backgrounds have always been more affected.  This gap has most definitely been … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 237: Who Am I? HE Educator Identities Into and Out of the Pandemic. Led by @LJ_Rees & @hintondm 8 June, 8pm BST

Lego heads photos by @carsonarias via Unsplash Introduction This #LTHEchat post and associated tweetchat aims to explore Higher Education identity. In particular we’d like to explore issues around coping with the change brought on by the sharp shock of the … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 236 “Students as Partners”. Led by Sharon Flynn (@SharonLFlynn), Fernandos Ongolly (@OngollyF) and Míde Nic Fhionnlaoich (@midenicf) on 1st June, 8pm BST

This week’s chat on will be led by student interns Fernandos and Míde with their mentor Sharon on the theme of student partnerships. The Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning in Irish Universities Project (EDTL) is aimed at enhancing the digital … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 235 Whose higher education is it anyway? Led by Adam Tate @Adam_Tate1 on 18th May 2022, 8pm BST

This week Dr Adam Tate asks the question “whose higher education is it anyway?” Higher Education (HE) in England has had to adapt at pace in response to the Covid-19 pandemic providing opportunities and challenges for all parties. Most notably … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 234 Is a picture worth a thousand words?: incorporating the visual in your teaching. Led by Paul Kleiman .@DrPaulKleiman on 11th May 2022, 8pm BST

This week Paul Kleiman will ask “is a picture worth a thousand words? You can read all about this on his blog. Wakelet Here is the link to the Wakelet of this week’s chat https://wke.lt/w/s/FXAGRo Chat Questions Q1 To what … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 233 Support for Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL)

Led by Christina Elliott .@Dr_CL_Elliott, Scott Turner .@scottturneruon and Sarah Honeychurch .@NomadWarMachine How do you feel about undertaking a scholarship of learning and teaching (SoTL) project? Are you an experienced and confident SoTLer or do you struggle to get started?  … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 232: Learning through music. Led by @AttardoJoe @egillaspy @Danceswithcloud on 06 April 2022, 8pm BST

Welcome to the #LTHEchat #creativeHE mash up to explore how music can facilitate learning and teaching in HE! On 8 February 2022, we asked the #creativeHE community to explore meaningful ways of using music in our teaching practices to facilitate … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 231: Contract Cheating, Academic Integrity, and Supporting Students. Led by @MaireadGreene2 @iainmacl and @michelletooher on 23 March 2022, 8pm GMT

The term ‘contract cheating’ was first coined in 2006 by Robert Clarke and Thomas Lancaster (Clarke & Lancaster, 2006) to describe the phenomenon they were seeing where students were, rather than potentially simply plagiarising other’s materials, actually paying someone else … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 230: Leaving the beaten path: critical pedagogies to disrupt the status quo, led by @_PXavier, @KaySocLearn and Darren Minister on 16 March, 8 pm GMT

Societies globally are facing a troubling time and embedded societal inequities lead to adverse impacts for marginalised groups which can be magnified in times of crisis. This can be seen in the second part of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate … Continue reading

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