Monthly Archives: March 2019

#Twalk – a new active pedagogy explained

This post, and the ones that will follow, reflect on the Twalk as a pedagogy. In particular, I consider how students can draw upon the conversational activity and use the data it generates as the basis for developing and explaining … Continue reading

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Creating the Active Learning Space #activelearning

I was delighted to run a session today for Researchers Who Teach on Active Learning – Benefits and Strategies. I got there early, as you do. And that’s the point. I keep reading that active Learning is more work for … Continue reading

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#spacetwalkLeeds – our route map

Here is the map we are using at the University of Leeds-Twalk-March19 tomorrow 27th March 2019, meeting by 12.55 for a 1pm start. You might like to use a similar approach if you are planning a twalk at your own … Continue reading

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Doing, Being, Becoming, Belonging & Connecting #twalk #spacetwalkLeeds

The Twalk next week (27th March 2019) at 1-2pm UK time, has the theme of Doing, Being, Belonging, Becoming and Connecting – the role of learning space, This post provides a little explanation of each of those keywords. Doing A focus … Continue reading

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Twalking back to happiness #twalk #spacetwalkLeeds

Join us for a Twalk , 27th March 2019 Theme: Doing, Being, Belonging, Becoming and Connecting – the role of learning space I have posted on each of the theme keywords. The key question for us to explore is, how … Continue reading

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Celebrate #imperfection. Challenge resilience.

I listed to Thomas Curran’s TedTalk ‘Our dangerous obsession with perfectionism is getting worse’ before I left for work this morning. Curran warns against perfectionism, and his warning kept me thinking all day. Here are three mini-stories that explain why … Continue reading

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