Category Archives: Research

A productive and happy collaboration: why working together works

As part of a seminar series here at the University of Huddersfield, Professor Janet Hargreaves, who was awarded National Teaching Fellow in 2012, gave a talk about collaboration. Throughout Janet’s career she has aimed to work in a collegiate way; … Continue reading

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Shaping the Future of Learning Together – #altc 2015

Although I have been a member of Association for Learning Technology (ALT) for a while, I have never been to the annual conference. This year, however, this year I was fortunate to be supported by my institution to attend over … Continue reading

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Talking About Teaching

On Friday 23 January 2015 I visited York St-John’s University (YSJ) to attend their ‘Talking about Teaching’ event which this year was themed around “Inclusive Learning, Teaching and Assessment”. The fifth year of this annual event, saw around 12o YSJ … Continue reading

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New student journal publishes high quality peer reviewed research

The University of Huddersfield has recently published the first issue of a new journal of Huddersfield student research. Fields is quite unique as a journal in that it gives students, both undergraduate and postgraduate taught, the chance to publish their work through … Continue reading

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The Challenges and Benefits of using Google Sites for e-portfolios

At the Technology Enhanced eLearning Education (TEEE) Festival (8th-12th September 2014), Cheryl Reynolds from the School of Education and Professional Development delivered the session ‘The challenges and benefits of using Google Sites for eportfolios’. The session outlined how Google Sites was … Continue reading

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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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