Category Archives: Research

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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Student perceptions of inspirational teaching

Exploring the concept of inspirational teaching was part of the Higher Education Academy funded project Students as Teaching and Learning Consultants. As part of this I undertook a qualitative analysis of the student nominations for the category ‘inspirational teaching’ in … 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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Exploring strategies for successful student retention

Guest post from Daniel Yip (@DanielYip22) Placement Student at the Teaching and Learning Institute (TALI). Studying Chemistry and Forensic Science. Daniel attended the Retention Forum on the 17th September 2013. The main question for this forum was: ‘For students enrolled … Continue reading

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New perspectives: reflections from Student Teaching and Learning Consultants

Through being one of many Higher Education Academy projects, I made contact with Garry Maguire and Fiona Gilbert from Oxford Brookes University. They are doing the Assignment Brief Consultancy (ABC) Project also funded by a HEA individual grant. We did … 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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Student teaching and learning consultants reflect on project impact

A post updating project progress for the Students as Teaching and Learning Consultants project – funded by the Higher Education Academy The power of Play-Doh I feel like I should have known to bring in Play-Doh at a much earlier … Continue reading

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Technology Enhanced Learning in Creative Arts

This is a guest post by Dr Jess Power, Dr Cath Ellis, Vidya Kannara, Jonathan Marsh and Ben Fisher from the ‘Technology Enhanced Learning in the Creative Arts’ project. This is one of the 2013  Teaching and Learning Innovation Projects funded by … Continue reading

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Ladder of participation and level of engagement

I found this ‘Ladder’ of Participation from the Learner Voice Futurelab report useful to think about different dimensions of learner participation and student engagement. Please go to the Futurelab report to see the original table and get the full background … Continue reading

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