Category Archives: Academic innovation

The future ain’t what it used to be – looking at key drivers for change in HE up to 2020 #uogapt

I was invited to be a panel member at the University of Greenwich’s APT 2017 conference in lieu of George Siemens who had been scheduled as keynote, but who was unable to make the journey over from Texas due to illness. Myself, … Continue reading

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#Twalk as a learning space

I have had several expressions of interest for organising further Twalks following the successful #Twalk on the 31st May (see also previous posts and links from the MELSIG event programme for 1pm). I thought it would be useful to describe and reflect … Continue reading

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Designing interactivity into large group learning spaces

Professor Simon Lancaster’s article on the effective use of clickers is well worth reading and sharing. First, Simon’s general point is to caution against the general tendency to adopt novel technologies in order to tempt academics and students into new … Continue reading

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On the value of placements – a tweetchat

Join us via tweetchat at #SHU_AL (Applied Learning Academic Interest Group) this Thursday morning at 9am – 10 am as we explore the topic of Successful Placements. “When students come back from placement it is like they have had their … Continue reading

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