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#LTHEchat 155: Extending Communities Through Networks and Frameworks with @femedtech #femedtech

This week’s #LTHEchat is going to be slightly different. Instead of being led by one or two people, it is going to be much more of an open, collective, networked affair brought to you by the FemEdTech community.  FemEdTech is … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 150 The International Mobility of Higher Education Academic Staff with Ross Espinoza & Hassan Osman @DrRossEspinoza & @DrHassanOsman1

The search for talent and innovation is increasingly becoming a prominent feature in many fields including Higher Education (HE). This follows a common assumption that knowledge capital generates new discoveries and innovations. In the field of HE, one of the … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 149 Conceptualising the Digital University with @sheilmcn & @smythkrs

Despite the increasing ubiquity of the term digital university, the concept of the digital university remains diffuse. Perceptions tend to slant in predictable directions: technological determinism; association within a particular account of education – open online learning for example; and … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 148 A Catechism for Oedipus: The need for Pedagogies of Freedom, Creativity and Discovery in Higher Education with @edupunk_craig

Oedipus Firstly, why Oedipus – why start this brief discussion with the notion of an old historical and mythological figure. Well, most if not all people are familiar with the elements of the Oedipus myth: an infant, born in to … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 147 The Hidden Curriculum with @scholastic_rat

The ‘Hidden Curriculum’ refers to the tacit, unintended, unacknowledged lessons that are passed on alongside the formal curriculum. Education acts as a form of socialisation after all, and alongside the subject matter, we also implicitly inculcate norms, values and beliefs … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 146 Teaching Excellence: the drivers and barriers from a practitioner perspective with @cwaterhouse_e

When defining teaching excellence I can only talk about an institution-specific culture, and what it looks like at my institution, Harper Adams. Here it’s based on interactiveness, where colleagues are really engaging with students and thinking outside the box in … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 145 PGRs Who Teach with @CatherineLill20

PGRs have very different opportunities to teach. Some institutions (or departments) rely on PGRs to deliver teaching but provide limited or no support for their development. Others value and nurture this as a vital career stage, recognising that for those … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 144 Celebrating Failure with @NomadWarMachine and @DrAnnBingham

Failure is often a dirty word in education: it’s associated with a loss of credit for students, work needing to be redone, resits, being held back. For staff it is associated with lack of promotion, awkward conversations in yearly performance … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 143 Sketchnoting Extra Activity with Dawne Bell @belld17

Wow! Wow! Wow! What an amazing chat that was! Thank you so much for sharing all of your fantastically creative ideas and just for fun, we thought it might be nice to present a little award for the most creative, … Continue reading

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#LTHEChat 143 Sketchnoting with Dawne Bell @belld17 April 10th 2019 8-9pm BST

While the use of visual techniques including pictures, graphs, charts, videos and patterns in letters or learning are well known, the advantages of learners creating their own visuals to help retain focus and as a technique to aid memory recall … Continue reading

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