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#LTHEchat 231: Contract Cheating, Academic Integrity, and Supporting Students. Led by @MaireadGreene2 @iainmacl and @michelletooher on 23 March 2022, 8pm GMT

The term ‘contract cheating’ was first coined in 2006 by Robert Clarke and Thomas Lancaster (Clarke & Lancaster, 2006) to describe the phenomenon they were seeing where students were, rather than potentially simply plagiarising other’s materials, actually paying someone else … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 230: Leaving the beaten path: critical pedagogies to disrupt the status quo, led by @_PXavier, @KaySocLearn and Darren Minister on 16 March, 8 pm GMT

Societies globally are facing a troubling time and embedded societal inequities lead to adverse impacts for marginalised groups which can be magnified in times of crisis. This can be seen in the second part of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 229: Contextual analysis for inclusive learning and teaching. Led by: @VirnaRossi and @NokuthulaVila16 on 9 March 2022, 8 pm GMT

How can contextual analysis support more inclusive design and teaching practices? Both at curriculum design stage and at curriculum enactment stage teachers and those supporting learning tend to focus primarily on content and assessment: What do the students ‘need’ to know … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 228: Inclusive Assessment for Diverse Students. Led by Joanna Tai @DrJoannaT on 2nd March 22, 8pm GMT

Equity, diversity and inclusion is becoming increasingly important to higher education institutions. There are many initiatives that seek to improve diverse students’ participation, many of which focus on admissions and the transition to studying in a university. Despite this, the … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 227: ‘To me… To you…’: The Growth of Scholarships of Teaching and Learning for Students and Early Career Professionals. Led by @KiuSum on 16th Feb 22, 8pm GMT

(NB. ‘To me… To you…’ was a British children’s TV show hosted by The Chuckle Brothers which ran from 1996-1998) This week’s #LTHEChat 227 follows on the #LTHEChat 216 (see the Wakelet) that was led by Dr David Walker (University … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 226: Educator Social Support and Wellbeing in Social Network Sites. Led by @debbaff on 9th Feb 22, 8pm GMT

Being an educator has always required connecting with others and building relationships to give and receive support.  After all, education is known to be a demanding profession, and a lack of support can be a major reason behind educators leaving … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 225: Supporting and Humanising Behavioural Change without Behaviourism – Nudges & Digital Footprints. Led by @ameenalpayne @mart_compton @soapykennedy on 2nd Feb, 8pm GMT

Hosted by an early career researcher, educator and incoming doctoral student (Payne), a disabled, undergraduate psychology student (Kennedy) and senior educator (Compton), our collaborative tweet chat aims to explore how behavioural change in online, higher education can be supported without behaviouristic … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 224: Flexibility in Practice. Led by @n_a_gordon on 19th Jan, 8 pm GMT

Flexible Pedagogy (the focus of my 2014 report for AdvanceHE) sounds great in theory – but can be challenging in practice. Every choice in learning could require a new resource, and every choice in assessment needs a different activity and … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 223: A time for mindful academic practices? Led by @sd_elkington on 12th Jan, 8pm GMT

As we begin the new year, we are faced with the prospect of continued uncertainty, anxiety, and a sector in a state of flux. In many ways, the pandemic has been a focusing event for Higher Education, compelling universities to … Continue reading

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Festive greetings, thankyous, and a welcome to the incoming #LTHEchat organising team

We would like to take this opportunity to thank our current organising team. Thank you Suzanne Faulkner for being an excellent mentor and to Danielle Hinton and Sandra Huskinson for all your hard work behind the scenes. You have all … Continue reading

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