Category Archives: pedagogy

What makes good teaching?

Before the Christmas break in December 2015, a number of colleagues were invited by Dr Jane Tobbell to get together to informally discuss what they thought good teaching was. These are some of the main points that were raised that … 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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Take your lecturer for a coffee – developing conversations

Following the Educating Huddersfield event organised by the University of Huddersfield Students’ Union (SU), the Teaching and Learning Institute (TALI) in collaboration with the SU is offering students a voucher to ‘take a lecturer for a coffee’. The aim is … Continue reading

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Student engagement: links and resources

  I have been collating a few useful links and resources for a colleague asking me about student engagement, I thought I would also share them here. For the benefit of any reader, I should point out that there is … 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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Teaching Large Groups: a Higher Education Academy Toolkit

Large Group Teaching is one of of the ‘New to teaching toolkits’ developed by the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and well worth taking a look at as it talks about student-centered teaching, design and interaction. There are also some really … 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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