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National Teaching Fellows’ Interview Series: Kevin Orr

This short interview was conducted with Dr Kevin Orr, a National Teaching Fellow, at the University of Huddersfield’s Teaching & Learning Festival 2015. Kevin talks about an inspirational teaching influence in this video. A teacher who taught him when he … Continue reading

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2015 Thank You Awards

The University of Huddersfield’s annual ‘Thank You’ awards ceremony was held on Monday, April 27 at St. Paul’s Hall. This event was organised by the Students’ Union, in partnership with the Teaching and Learning Institute. Around 60 University staff members, … Continue reading

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Using LEGO to model teaching and learning beliefs and practices

I facilitated a two-hour LEGO workshop with five colleagues last Friday. It was on “Using LEGO to model teaching and learning beliefs and practices.” This session employed some of the principles of the LEGO Serious Play methodology and the aim … Continue reading

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University of Huddersfield students present at British Conference of Undergraduate Research 2015

The British Conference of Undergraduate Research (BCUR) was held on the 20-21 April at the University of Winchester. It was a two-day programme featuring more than 300 students presenting across all disciplines from research into lake sediments to early modern women philosophers. … 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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2014 HEA Conference Highlights

I was at the Higher Education Academy (HEA) Annual Conference held at Aston University in Birmingham last week. The event marked the tenth anniversary of the organisation. Here are highlights from some of conference sessions I attended: Working together for … 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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