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#LTHEchat 71: Christmas special with Daniel Scott

Our final chat of 2016 will provide an opportunity to get into the mood for the festive season through a range of fun digital activities mediated by Daniel Scott, @_Daniel_Scott. Daniel is an award winning learning technologist who recently received … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 70: Linguistic diversity in the classroom and online.

Alastair Creelman works as an e-learning specialist at Linnaeus University in Kalmar, south-east Sweden. Originally from Dundee, Scotland, he has lived in Sweden and Finland since 1983. His main areas of interest are open education, the use of social media … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 69: Student induction or information overload? With Clare Thomson @ClareThomsonQUB

Clare Thomson is a Learning Technologist in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences at Queen’s University Belfast. Over eight years she has created the Medical Education Portal, a VLE ‘alternative’ meeting the complex needs of the undergraduate medical … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 67:Using data and artificial intelligence to improve learning and teaching.

As you may be aware Jisc are running a sector wide consultation, #Codesign16, on six topics that we’d like to spark a sector discussion over the next few weeks to identify the most promising areas to explore. Two of these … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 66: The porous university

My name is Ronald Macintyre, presently I am the R&D Manager for a Scottish Government funded programme called Open Educational Practices Scotland, it is sector wide aimed at raising awareness and building capacity in the development and use of free … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 65: Feedback and feed-forward: language and timing. With Phil Race @RacePhil

I’m supposed to be retired now, but haven’t quite made it yet. I’ve been around in higher education learning and teaching for a long time, and written a few books over the years. I remain passionate about the importance of … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 64: Students are asking (more) questions.

This week we are returning to our occasionally feature: students are asking questions. Back in March students from Manchester Metropolitan University posed us questions anonymously, from “How do you feel about teaching larger groups?’ to “how and why did you … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 63: The University Library in the 21st Century. With Isobel Gowers @Isobel_Gowers

Isobel Gowers started teaching whilst a post-doc at the University of Sheffield. With an interest in equine and human joint disease she became a lecturer at Writtle University College in 2009, where she is now Head of Learning and Teaching. … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 62: Assessment and student engagement. With Dawn Alderson @dawn_alderson and Robert Dragan @robert_dragan

Dawn Alderson has been involved in Education since the 90s; a qualified teacher, Dawn has worked across education sectors in England & Wales that involved classroom teaching, university teaching as well as completion of research projects undertaken for local and … Continue reading

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