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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 213: Belonging – does it matter in the student experience? Led by Jenny Crow @JennnCrow

Within the UK, the next weeks bring the start of a new academic year, which can bring up a mixture of thoughts and feelings for both staff and students. The start of a new year can also be a time … 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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Prize day for the #LTHEchat #AdvanceHE_chat community – everyone’s a winner

From Wimbledon to the Euros, from graduations to the Sewing Bee, the start of summer heralds the celebration of some wonderful examples of human endurance, creativity, athleticism and imagination.  Whilst we recognise and applaud these inspirational examples of individual and … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 210: Re-Thinking Responsibility: The role of Higher Education

“The Principles for Responsible Management Education have the capacity to take the case for universal values and business into classrooms on every continent.” UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon This week’s hosts @DrClaireMay @drsustainable @DrJLouw2 This week we welcome an #LTHEchat takeover … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 209: Implementing the Science of Learning in Higher Education

This week’s Host Dr Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel is a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Glasgow. She is an expert in applying findings from Cognitive Psychology to education and an enthusiastic science communicator. She obtained her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 208: An #LTHEchat with students

Young and Lee (2020) suggest that higher education understands student voice as a ‘feedback loop’ that universities are constantly racing to close.  Institutions are peppered with student voice initiatives, Mendes and Hammett (2020) suggest that student voice is both ubiquitous … Continue reading

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