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#LTHEChat 201 Enabling staff and students to thrive in large-scale pedagogic transformation in Higher Education

Enabling staff and students to thrive in large-scale pedagogic transformation in #HigherEd with guest host Professor Ale Armellini @alejandroa  This #LTHEChat will address participants’ experiences of institutional change in universities, with a focus on pedagogic transformation. Whatever your role, you … Continue reading

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Celebrating 200 #LTHEchats later

Image source: https://pixabay.com/photos/sparkler-light-bulb-injection-candle-4629347/ Free for use. No attribution required. Wow, how time flies. The #LTHEchat started as an unfunded experiment and pilot back in 2014. The plan was to trial this for 3 months. We never stopped since. The community … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 199 The Authenticity of Digital Assessment

When the country first went into lockdown last March, academics, administrators and senior leaders everywhere had to scramble to move their teaching online. Levels of support differed from institution to institution based perhaps on their existing resources and experience of … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat198 Blending technologies in online sessions to engage students with Louise Robson @louisescicomm

Having spent many years teaching my students in a physical classroom space, the last 12 months have certainly been very strange.  Almost all of my teaching has been online, with classes delivered using online class platforms.  These have been great … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat197 ‘The changing shape of arts education in a digitally focused environment’ with host Amy Sampson @amysampsonuk

“We are born makers. We move what we are learning from our heads, to our hearts, through our hands.” – Brene Brown Let me take you on a pre-pandemic walk through a certain kind of campus. To the right you’ll … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat196 ‘Love is in the air-cademy’ with hosts Rachelle O’Brien @rachelleeobrien, Steve Rowett @srowett and Sarah Wright @Sarah__wright1

“You do care a little for me, I know… but nothing to speak of, and you don’t love me.”E. M. Forster These words, from E.M. Forster’s classic novel Maurice were only published after Forster’s death, in accordance with his wishes. … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat195 ‘Appreciating the centrality of relationships to university learning; how should that inform our next steps?’ with hosts Sarah Dyer @se_dyer and Lisa Harris @lisaharris

Early on in the pandemic there was a tweet doing the rounds which seemed to sum it up nicely “You’re not ‘working from home’. You are home during a crisis trying to work.” Indeed, we have been trying to manage … Continue reading

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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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