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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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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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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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