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#LTHEchat 133 – Active Learning and Christmas Festivities

Active Learning and Disruptive Pedagogies In this #LTHEChat, we would like to explore the disruptive potential of active learning.   It is probably easier to define what active learning is not, than what it is. While a concise definition for active learning remains … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat no 132 “Focus On: Graduate Skills – where are we now, and where are we going next?” with QAA Scotland Wednesday 5 December 2018 #QAAFocusOn

Wednesday 5 December 2018 Bio/Blog With apprenticeships, work-based learning, and skills for work becoming increasingly important areas of development and activity across the higher education sector globally, QAA Scotland’s new ‘Focus On’ project examining Graduate Skills is relevant and timely. … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat no 131 What role does news have in HE? @margymaclibrary

Wednesday 21 November 2018 Margy MacMillan, Canada. @margymaclibrary There is a persistent narrative that stigmatizes students in higher education as disengaged from the the ‘real world’, uninterested in the news, unaware of current events. Recent research, including the News Study by … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 130 One solution to online learning? think again.

Wednesday 14 November 2018 David Smith, Australia @djs2206 With the miniaturisation of computing and the availability of technologies much has been anticipated about the affordances that technology would bring to daily and corporate living, conquering aspects such as distance and providing … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat no 129 The battle between old and new: Written feedback vs. screencast feedback 7 November 2018

7 November 2018 Mr Damian Keil and Dr David Wright Assessment feedback in higher education is usually provided through ‘written’ methods. Despite the widespread use of ‘written’ feedback, students frequently report dissatisfaction with the quality of their assessment feedback in … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat no 129 Using a Coaching Approach in Learning and Teaching

#coachingHE We are living in turbulent times in Higher Education (HE) with ever increasing reported levels of mental health issues in both students and staff (Grove, 2018; Niblock, 2018; Persson, 2017; Weale, 2018). When we add in the drive to … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat no. 128 Virtual Exchanges Wednesday 17 October 2018 with Naomi Wahls

Naomi Wahls is a First year Seminar instructor at the University of Colorado Denver for Fall 2018, teaching Global Competence through Intercultural Learning. She is a PhD Candidate at Open Universiteit, Netherlands researching Intercultural Collaborative Open Learning. She completed her … Continue reading

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“Emotions and needs in learning and teaching in HE” #LTHEchat 10 Oct 2018

On Wednesday 10 October 2018, Dr Gerasimos Chatzidamianos aims to trigger an open dialogue/debate that focuses on the emotions and needs of both academics and students. There has been a lot of work on the effects of emotion on learning. This … Continue reading

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Leading successful courses and programmes #lthechat 3 Oct 2018

Sharing collective wisdom on leading, directing or convening programmes of study Continue reading

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@AdvanceHE collaborative #LTHEchat Wednesday 26th September 2018

Brave New World: How are we preparing the Next -Generation of learners for the Fourth Industrial Revolution? Kay Hack, Academic Lead STEM 20.00 UK time, Wednesday 26th September 2018  A tsunami of new technologies is set to transform the workplace, … Continue reading

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