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Open online seminar series: new for 2019

Word cloud to depict series of emotions re online learning

Apologies for cross posting, but teams thinking about curriculum development may find these of interest. These are faciliatated by top TEL researchers and digital ‘do-ers!’ ====== Link to original blog post: http://teachcom.myblog.arts.ac.uk Information: This open online seminar series from UAL …The series is exploring open and creative approaches to teaching and learning. It’s an ultra-low… Read more »

Future Teacher Talk: Getting savvy with digital tools and resources – 1pm Thursday 25th October

Interested in tech? ALT are hosting a series of webinars The registration for our next Future Teacher webinar entitled Getting savvy with digital tools and resources is now available via our usual FT Talks resource https://xot.futureteacher.eu/play.php?template_id=4 The session summary is as follows: There are a wide range of excellent tools – many free – that… Read more »

Reflections from the OER18 Conference

Myself and two colleagues (Liz Falconer and Denyse King) attended the OER18 Conference Yesterday.  They presented two case studies (VR Avebury, and VR Healthcare) and illustrated how VR (virtual reality) brings unique considerations for open access.  For example, considerations about whether settings, avatars, props etc are available to others; and indeed, the point that OE-VR… Read more »

#OER 2018 Invitation: Friday 9th March at 1pm (UK) time for the #OER18 Preview webinar where we will be joined by the keynote speakers.

Please see below ==== An invitation and preview of the #OER2018 conference Please join us on Friday 9th March at 1pm (UK) time for the #OER18 Preview webinar where we will be joined by the keynote speakers. “This Open Ed Sig webinar gives you the opportunity to meet one of the keynotes from the conference, Lorna… Read more »

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

Professor Debbie Holley

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 »

Opportunities to engage with Open Education

Greetings Open Education Colleagues: In early 2017, the Creative Commons Global Network (CCGN) completed a consultation process of renewing and reorganizing itself to support a strong and growing global movement. The year-long process resulted in the CCGN Global Network Strategy. Part of the new strategy is to establish defined areas of focus, or “platforms,” which… Read more »

Free online 4 week Open, Flexible and Social Learning Course

Colleagues, an invitation form the wonderful Chrissi Nerantzi (ALT Learning Technologist of the Year 2017) to join her four week course – see below for full details.   =============== Dear friends, We would like to bring to your attention a new iteration of the open course Flexible, Open and Social Learning or short FOS. Over four… Read more »

A Connected Curriculum for Higher Education Dilly Fung – Download for free

Colleagues, please find below the link to the free download of this open access book. Thanks to our previous PDRF Dr Jacq Priego for forwarding. https://goo.gl/Ygynsz Is it possible to bring university research and student education into a more connected, more symbiotic relationship? If so, can we develop programmes of study that enable faculty, students… Read more »

L&T journal from New Zealand – open access, interesting article on student transitions

Kia ora from NZ / Aotearoa, where we’re experiencing the lowest temperatures in a few years. But most of us know someone who has a radiator – we’ll get through it. Just writing to let you know about our journal, which has just gone ‘live’ on our website at: http://journal.atlaanz.org/index.php/ATLAANZ   There are five articles… Read more »

The Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development – now published

===thank you to University of Bedford colleagues ==== Dear Colleague, The Summer 2017 issue of the Journal of Pedagogic Development is now published. Please visit: https://journals.beds.ac.uk/ojs/index.php/jpd/issue/view/30 We hope you enjoy this issue. Vol 7, Issue 2 July 2017 Table of Contents Papers A Critical Approach to Global Citizenship in Initial Teacher Training in the UK… Read more »