Posts By: Jonny Branney

Threshold Concepts and Team-based Learning in Bonnie Dundee

The City of Dundee as viewed from Fife The European Team-Based Learning Community (ETBLC), where I represent BU, is hosting a number of pre-conference workshops on Wednesday 26th June before a ‘Threshold Concepts in Action Conference’ on Thursday 27th June, both to be held at the University of Dundee in Scotland. We’re offering the opportunity… Read more »

Threshold Concepts in Action Conference – attend days 3,1 or 2 – it’s up to you

Threshold Concepts in Action – Inaugural Scottish Threshold Concepts Conference, University of Dundee, 27th June 2019 (pre-conference TBL masterclasses 26th June) #UoDthresholdconcepts2019   Call for abstracts Since the first literature about threshold concepts was published by Meyer and Land in 2003, a large body of work has been undertaken across the wide range of disciplines… Read more »

TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning

TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning. 10-12pm Wednesday 11th July 2018 Join us for TBL 101, the introduction to Team-based Learning (TBL), led by Dr Jonny Branney, Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing and TBLC certified Team-based Learning Consultant-Trainer. In TBL 101 you will experience a TBL session for yourself and be invited to consider… Read more »

The 2nd Active Learning Conference 4-5 June 2018 University of Sussex, Brighton

The 2nd Active Learning Conference is taking place on 5th June in the Jubilee Building at University of Sussex, Brighton, a day of interactive workshops, presentations and networking. This will include a presentation on the use of collaborative Team-based Learning in the BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing at BU, led by Lucy Stainer, Senior Lecturer in… Read more »

Our friends in the north – Successful visit from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

We had a stimulating visit from colleagues at Western Norway University of Applied Sciences on the 26 – 27th October 2017. Five academics were in attendance representing the Faculties of Health Studies, Health Education and Social Sciences from three of the five colleges that together comprise the university. The visit started with a presentation from our guests… Read more »

Visit from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences – TOMORROW – 26-27th October 2017

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences – Welcome Talk, 9-10am in B216a, Thursday 26th October 2017 We have five academics visiting HSS from the Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (formerly Sogn og Fjordane University College) tomorrow and Friday (26-27th October). The  contingent will be composed of Lars Kyte, Ingrid Lindaas, Borgtor Boyum, Hellen Dahl and Tove… Read more »

TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning with Simon Tweddell

TBL 101 – The Introduction to Team-based Learning with Simon Tweddell, Senior Lecturer, University of Bradford 1-3pm on Wednesday 11th October 2017, Lansdowne campus (S218) Lectures (teacher-centred) have been criticised as promoting passivity, poor knowledge retention and potentially even (!) boredom in students. As an alternative, student-centred approaches have been advocated where the teacher is… Read more »