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#LTHEchat 254: Hybrid working: new frontiers in professional practice. Led by @MarenDeepwell

For #LTHEChat 254 we are going to shift our focus from learning to work. We will explore ways in which learning and teaching practices can inspire a more sustainable and equitable hybrid workplace. Digital technologies enable remote and hybrid working … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 253: Sustainable lifestyle and wellness in higher education. Led by @halehmoravej @SalsMiyan & @abeckyi

Balanced nutrition, wellness, and sustainability awareness are important for staff in higher education for similar reasons as they are for students.  A healthy and well-nourished staff is more likely to perform better, which can benefit the institution. Providing staff with … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 252: Digitally accessible learning and resource design: How can we prevent this from being another unrealised new year’s resolution? Led by @mart_compton & @shaps_b

In LTHEChat #250 @xlearn encouraged us to think about our personal perspectives and approaches to digital accessibility, and this week’s chat can be seen very much as a continuation of that. In our respective roles in academic development (Martin) and … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 250: Digital Accessibility: it’s personal. Led by @xlearn. Wed 14th December, 8pm UK.

Digital Accessibility: it’s personal. Forgive me if this blog post is a little different from other #LTHE chat blog posts. I was looking through last week’s chat and other recent discussions about accessibility and wondering what I could bring to … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 249 Supporting disabled students to fulfil their potential in H.E – transforming attitudes, processes and provision. Led by @DrEllieDavison, @jocopson_ and disabled students from the University of Lincoln. Wednesday 7th December 2022 at 20:00 UK.

Almost one in five Higher Education students is disabled (Office for Students, 2022a) and disabled students are statistically less likely than non-disabled students to complete their course or to graduate with first or upper second class degrees (Office for Students, … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 248: Digital capabilities. Led by @sumingkhoo Wed 23rd November 8pm UK.

It’s been a bit of a rush to get this blog out this week as it’s that busy time of the semester, when teaching duties run up against administrative and research deadlines. Thanks to Tim Fawns for kindly swapping with … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 247 Entangled pedagogy in design and institutional collaboration. Led by @timbocop Wed 16th November 8pm UK.

“Entangled pedagogy” is a way of thinking about complexity in education, and how different elements combine to in emergent activity.  In the diagram above (which is more fully explained in the Entangled Pedagogy OER and journal paper), I try to … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 246: Podcasting in Higher Education: Informing Practice or Just Podcrastination? Led by @MarkChilds and @JSecker Wed 9th November 8pm UK.

There are many, many podcasts about higher education out there. Feedspot lists their top 45 in the UK https://blog.feedspot.com/uk_education_podcasts/ which are a mix of discussions about higher education policy, advice to students and explorations of the role of technology in … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 245: Teaching Teams  – Lecturers, Academic Developers, Learning Technologists, Learning Designers and Many Others! Led by @mphillpott

Traditionally most courses in Higher Education institutions are devised predominantly by academic staff who are the experts on the subject that is going to be taught. It has long been recognised, however, that academics are not necessarily professionally trained in … Continue reading

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LTHEchat 244: Community Co-creation of a Session or Module. Led by @hintondm Wed 19th Oct 22, 8pm BST.

On the Challenges of Designing Learning When designing teaching, learning and/or training sessions and modules we all commence with learning outcomes, official or unofficial. These provide a good statement of what our learners at the end of a set time … Continue reading

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