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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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The student teaching and learning consultant scheme 2.0

Following the pilot last year at the University of Huddersfield which was a Higher Education Academy funded project, I am excited that the scheme is carrying on and new students have been recruited. I have had some questions about how … 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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C-MENT

This is a guest post by James McDowell. This is one of the 2013  Teaching and Learning Innovation Projects funded by the Teaching and Learning Institute at the University of Huddersfield (TALI). It is the final post of 11 guest posts by TALI … 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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QR QR: Quick Referencing with QR Codes

This is a guest post by Sarah Munks and Nicola Howorth. This is one of the 2013  Teaching and Learning Innovation Projects funded by the Teaching and Learning Institute at the University of Huddersfield (TALI). It is the tenth of 11 guest posts … 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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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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‘Second Year Blues’: Developing Interactive Resources for Progressive Curriculum Design

This is a guest post by Rowan Bailey, Pat Hill and Amanda Tinker from the ‘Second year blues’ project. This is one of the 2013  Teaching and Learning Innovation Projects funded by the Teaching and Learning Institute at the University of Huddersfield … Continue reading

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