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#LTHEChat194 ‘Post-Pandemic Pedagogy & the Venerable Lecture’ with hosts Sarah Honeychurch @NomadWarMachine, Apostolos Koutropoulos @koutropoulos and Lenandlar Singh @Lenandlar

A year ago, when we originally proposed a tweetchat on the subject of lectures, we had this whacky idea of playing Devil’s Advocate. We were going to suggest a defence of the traditional lecture and we were going to argue … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat193 @Dr_Chris_Wiley ‘Evaluating Student Evaluation of Teaching’

Student evaluation of teaching (SET) is routinely implemented at institutions across the UK and internationally, partly in response to the increased weight given in recent years to national measures of student satisfaction. Yet multiple studies have indicated that SET may … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat192 Just as nice to give as receive with Guest hosts Dr Kate Cuthbert @cuthbert_kate Dr Safia Barikzai @SafiaBarikzai and Dr Dawne Irving-Bell @belld17

The tradition of exchanging gifts has a long heritage (cave man popped up in a google search but best not rely too heavily on that!) It is also something that transcends religions, cultures and geographical boundaries. Whilst there are nuances … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat191 Challenges with online assessments in the COVID learning environment with host Dr Carina Ginty @carinaginty

Designing and managing online assessment is proving a challenging task this year among the academic community. The COVID remote learning emergency has placed huge demands on lecturer’s time and there are concerns around managing academic integrity across all disciplines. In … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat190 Virtual Student Partnerships with host Kiu Sum @KiuSum

I have unfortunately ascertained a headache from pondering. Not just my day job but something else relating to student engagement. So, I need your help! Here I am sharing my short version of the back story and hope you can … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat189: Bringing Scholarship to Life with host Dr Sarah Broadberry @DrSBroadberry

I have been on the trail of scholarship for a long time now, trying to nail down what that term means as my career in academia progresses, what it means to me as part of a teaching team and how … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat188: The role of a systems approach in successfully supporting learning, students and staff with host Prof Colin Turner @ProfCTurner

Systems are an integral feature of the landscape in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education. In a narrow view we often think of systems as specific IT packages that support our key activity, but equally systems can be paper based … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat187: Planning for January with host Michelle Morgan (@it_se)

Paul Greatix (@registrarism) wrote a brutal and refreshingly honest piece on Wonkhe asking if universities had done the right things under covid19.  https://wonkhe.com/blogs/doing-the-right-things-universities-under-covid/ In his piece, he talks about the challenges facing universities in the absence Government and sector regulators … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat186: 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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#LTHEchat185: 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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