Category Archives: Research

Educating Huddersfield: teaching worth sharing

On 3rd December 2014, the Huddersfield Students’ Union (SU) organised an event to develop new ways of enhancing dialogue between students and staff and to promote a partnership approach to improve the educational experience. The event was opened by Michael McGougan (SU Vice … Continue reading

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Researching, Advancing and inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference 2014

I went to the Researching, Advancing and inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference in Manchester on 11-12 September. The theme was Student Engagement: Opportunities for all. The hashtag for the conference was #raise14  and I have used Storify to collate some of the … Continue reading

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Using a business simulation game to embed enterprise education

At the University of Huddersfield, we are exploring the benefits of using a business simulation game to embed enterprise education in teaching and learning. SimVenture is now available and ready to use across campus as part of a strategic teaching … Continue reading

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Call for papers: Digital Technologies special edition of the Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education

Digital technologies are pervasive in every aspect of Higher Education, and though their use is undoubtedly common in learning development activities, this field is under reported as an area of expertise. Call for papers, July 2014: Journal of Learning Development … Continue reading

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Inclusive Assessment in Practice – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS by 22nd August

When: Monday 24th November 2014 Where: Hosted at Plymouth University Cost: Please note that while the conference is free to attend (lunch and refreshments provided), delegates are required to book and pay for their own travel and accommodation. This one day conference, … Continue reading

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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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