Category Archives: pedagogy

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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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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Developing student achievement by promoting a culture of high expectation and bespoke interventions

Developing student achievement by promoting a culture of high expectation and bespoke interventions The Teaching and Learning Institute is running a series of events to share the expertise, knowledge and reflections on practice of our National Teaching Fellows and University … 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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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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Practice & Pedagogy: A New Undergraduate Framework for Information Literacy

This is a guest post by Anthony Osborne, who is the project lead for the ‘Practice and Pedagogy project’ This is one of the 2013  Teaching and Learning Innovation Projects funded by TALI. It is the fourth of 11 guest posts by TALI funded project … Continue reading

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Students as Teaching and Learning Consultants

I am quite excited to have started a new project this August which is all about creating opportunities for student/staff engagement around teaching and learning at the University of Huddersfield. The project is run in collaboration with the Students’ Union … Continue reading

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MOOCs here, MOOCs there, MOOCs everywhere

If you work in education, and you have not been somewhere incredibly remote for the last six months (how nice for you if you have), you will have picked up that there is something called MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) … Continue reading

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