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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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#LTHEChat 61: Part time learners. With Linda Robson @LindaOpen

Linda Robson is a Lecturer and Staff Tutor based in the School of Engineering and Innovation at the Open University. She manages a team of 40 Associate Lecturers delivering 5 modules to around 1000 students. She also provides staff and … Continue reading

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The night #LTHEchat tweet-jacked #EDENchat

@horrocks_simon: “Anyone up for an impromptu, off piste, rebel alliance #LTHEchat?”

@cpjobling: “What did you have in mind?”

@horrocks_simon: “Riffing on whatever comes to mind I guess.”

@cpjobling: “We could add #LTHEchat to interesting questions that come up in #EDENchat…”

@horrocks_simon: “Sounds like a plan! Watch out @timbuckteeth & #EDENchat, the #LTHEchat rebel alliance are coming your way… ” Continue reading

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A new story from our latest #LTHEchat Golden Tweeter award winner Neil Withnell @neilwithnell

We invited Neil Withnell (@neilwithnell) who has just received his #LTHEchat Golden Tweeter award, to tell us what LTHEchat means to him and the significance of the award. Below is Neil’s response along with a video he created to share his … Continue reading

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Debbie Baff’s @debbaff #LTHEchat story

The Stamp of Approval Debbie Baff, soon to be working at Swansea University as a Senior Academic Developer, shared the following with us when we asked her about the Blue #LTHEchat Tweeter badge: “For me, an open digital badge means … Continue reading

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Ian’s story (@iwilsonysj ) #lthechat

We asked Ian Wilson, Senior Lecturer in Primary Education at York St John University, what the Blue Twitter badge means to him. Here is what he said: “Do you remember your first day at university, college or even school? That … Continue reading

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