Posts By: Debbie Holley

Invitation to publish, blog, lead a webinar around Flexible Learning

Please note some forthcoming opportunities concerning flexible learning:   Publish something in the Flexible Learning Special Edition of the Higher Education Pedagogies We have got some great stuff already (thanks to those who have already submitted something) but we would like more! We will shortlist all possible contributions in January and you then have until… Read more »

How do you teach using textbooks? Have a say in a project exploring the future of the textbook

Colleagues, your input to assist a National Teaching Fellow would be much appreciated: I’m part of a project looking at the use of textbooks in teaching, and I’m inviting you to participate in a survey to help us gain further understanding of the pedagogies and contexts in which textbooks are used. This survey is for… Read more »

Open Lecture on Critical Pedagogy on Wed 22 Nov at 5:30-6:30pm (live broadcast link included)

Apolgies for cross posting: Open Lecture on Critical Pedagogy on Wed 22 Nov at 5:30-6:30pm (live broadcast link included) Dear All, The 2nd in our Open Lecture Series for 2017-18 will take place on Wednesday the 22nd of Nov at 5:30-6:30pm in the iconic Greenwich campus, Queen Anne 065 (QA065), Park Row, London SE10 9LS… Read more »

ALDinHE 2018: The Learning Development Conference University of Leicester 26th – 28th March 2018

ALDinHE 2018: The Learning Development Conference University of Leicester 26th – 28th March 2018 This year marks the 15th anniversary of the ALDinHE conference and we are looking forward to celebrating in Leicester with our best conference yet. We are delighted to announce that our keynote speakers will be Professor Roni Bamber, of Queen Margaret University Edinburgh,… Read more »

Pedagogies and contexts in which textbooksare used – please support this research by taking the survey

Collageus, can you assist with a survey re textbooks? Please read on… ==== I’m part of a project looking at the use of textbooks in teaching, and I’m inviting you to participate in a survey to help us gain further understanding of the pedagogies and contexts in which textbooks are used. This survey is for… Read more »

Understanding Society: 6th report and highlights now available

Understanding Society has published its sixth annual report highlighting new, topical, policy-relevant research which provides vital evidence for policy change. Launching at tonight’s policy event in London, this year’s Insights report covers three key policy areas: low pay and work, adult mental health and work/life balance. The report includes commentary from Kate Bell from the… Read more »

International Journal for Students as Partners: read, contribute, share…

We are delighted to let you know that the second issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available from https://mulpress.mcmaster.ca/ijsap/issue/view/318 The journal, which is hosted by McMaster University Library Press, is co-edited by students and staff/ faculty from Australia, Canada, the UK, and the US. In Issue 2 you will find… Read more »

New publication from OFFA: Understanding a whole institution approach to widening participation

Understanding a whole institution approach to widening participation (https://www.offa.org.uk/egp/whole-institution-approach/) was commissioned by OFFA and authored by Professor Liz Thomas to improve understanding around how a whole-institution approach is understood, realised and sustained. This research calls upon all those working in higher education – including senior leaders – to make fundamental and transformational changes in approaches to widening… Read more »

Webinars about data hosted by UKdataservice

CESSDA ERIC training   You may find the following webinar recordings and upcoming workshops on European data useful. They have been funded/provided by CESSDA ERIC   Webinar recordings:   How to Find Data in Europe – Introductory webinar introducing European social science data services and how to find, access and understand data Data in Europe: Ageing – Webinar… Read more »

UK data service annual report

Colleagues, apologies for cross posting – useful information for Impact as well as of wider interest. ==== The April 2016 to March 2017 UK Data Service Annual Report is now available with a fresh new look and feel. In the year covered by the report the UK Data Service was instrumental in supporting researchers to create shareable… Read more »