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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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#LTHEchat 243: Self exclusion – through digital inequalities. Led by Christina Elliott @Dr_CL_Elliott with @scottturneruon and @gamergazz. Wed. 12th October 8pm UK.

In many respects this tweetchat follows on from the fantastic discussion #LTHEchat 238: Digital Inequality led by Puiyin Wong @Puiyin, 15th June 2022. During this discussion we discovered that the three of us had made the same worrying observation during … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 242: Social media and identity. Led by Lenandlar Singh, Wed 5th October, 8pm UK.

Background. How does social media help you to develop as an educator? My PhD research looks at how early career researchers use Twitter for identity development. Framed around the Identity-Trajectory framework (McAlpine et al, 2014) my research explores how early … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 241: Let’s talk about time. Led by Alexandra Mihai @Anda19 Wednesday 21st Sept, 8pm BST.

Estimating time and workload in course design. Time is a crucial element in planning teaching and learning. In the past 3 years we have been forced to pay more attention to it as teaching and learning have a different temporal … Continue reading

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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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