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#LTHEchat 85: The wicked problem of creative teaching and assessment #creativeHE

This week we have Professor Paul Kleiman providng the questions on the topic of ‘the wicked problem of creative teaching and assessment’. This chat is linked to the open course #creativeHE which is offered this week.  On Wednesday, please use #LTHEchat … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 84: Student Retention – where do we start?

This coming Wednesday we have Neil Withnell, so over to Neil to explain the topic and the pre-tweet chat reading (optional). Following on (very nicely) from last week’s chat on the first year experience (you can find details here) this … Continue reading

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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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