Category Archives: Conference

Exploring ‘Networked Learning’

This is part two of my impressions and reflections on being a delegate at the -Networked Learning Conference taking place 7-9th April 2014 hosted by the University of Edinburgh. I think it is fair to say that I was still … Continue reading

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First day Networked Learning Conference 2014

It is the first day of the ninth international conference on Networked Learning 2014 and I made it in time for the official welcome. There was a doctoral symposium earlier in the day that sounded excellent according to the twitter … Continue reading

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Creativity in Educational Development

The 18th Annual Staff and Educational Development Association conference was held in Bristol, 14th-15th November 2013. The theme of the conference was Creativity in Educational Development and I was lucky enough to attend. For a really useful detailed commentary of … Continue reading

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Undergraduate students: Partners in Research

I attended the Higher Education Academy (HEA) event: Students as Partners in Undergraduate Research which took place at University of Sheffield on Tuesday 22nd October 2013. For more see HEA web pages on the ‘Students as Partners’ strand. It was … Continue reading

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The Future of Student Engagement – RAISE Conference 2013

The Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Network held its annual conference ‘The Future of Student Engagement: Partnerships, Practices, Policies and Philosophies’, 12-13 Sep at Nottingham Trent University. Colin Bryson from Newcastle University opened with a presentation called ‘Partnership … Continue reading

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Student as Producer and thoughts on the benefits of process and liminality

I visited University of Lincoln with some colleagues to hear about the Student as Producer project. A Higher Education Academy funded project to embed research-engaged-teaching across the curriculum. A conference was held at the University of Lincoln on 26-27 June 2013 … Continue reading

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Association for Learning Development in Higher Education 2013

I went to Plymouth to help celebrate 10 years of learning development at the Association for Learning Development in Higher Education Conference at Plymouth University from 25-27th March 2013. I also went to present a ‘lightening talk’ about the Higher … Continue reading

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In Oxford discussing student engagement: pedagogy or politics?

Before I write about the event I must just mention that I stayed at Keble College, Oxford the night before and really enjoyed the atmosphere of staying in an Oxford college – even one built “later” in 1870. There was … Continue reading

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2013 UK Teaching and Learning Conference Round Up

As usual I have outlined a few of the conferences happening in 2013 related to teaching and learning in HE. The list is of course not exhaustive. If you have any other conference recommendations, please feel free to add to … Continue reading

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Reflective Takeaways from the 2012 HEA Annual Conference: workshops

Thoughts on two engaging workshops I attended at the HEA Conference: John Francis (Brunel University) used the terminology “Bio-pedagogy” during his presentation on ‘Personas: Personhood to Pedagogy’ which I found interesting. This is the act of drawing from past experiences … Continue reading

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