Teaching and Learning

Student centred induction wins Guardian 2018 Higher Education Award in the ‘Course and Curriculum Design category’

Congratulations to staff and students for this student-centred (rather than staff led) inclusive induction initiative at Huddersfield  it has just won the Guardian 2018 Higher Education Award in the ‘Course and Curriculum Design category’ https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk/news-blog-and-events/news-and-blog/a-flying-start-to-university-study/

International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) new issue available

Colleagues, Please do take a look through this wonderful resource – I really liked the piece on co-creating the curriculum written by PhD student Tanya Michelle Lubicz-Nawrocka —– We are delighted to let you know that the third issue of the International Journal for Students as Partners (IJSaP) is available from https://mulpress.mcmaster.ca/ijsap/issue/view/347 The journal, which is hosted by… Read more »

Biographic Narrative Interpretative Method (BNIM) From Italy

Todays seminar for the Italian masters and doctoral students in the Department of History, Society and Human Studies at the University of Salento, introduced a robust and rigourous research method which expert Professor Debbie Holley uses in her own research. Pictured below (centre) with the students and their Professor, Enrico Ciavolino (foreground) this seminar was… Read more »

Create, Manage and Curate: managing your digital real estate From Italy

  Debbie Holley, Professor of Learning Innovation, with her ERASMUS partners Dr Mike Hobbs (Anglia Ruskin University) and Prof Enrico Ciavolino (University of Salento), pictured left to right above, delivered a seminar to Doctoral and  Masters  students at the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. The students mapped their own digital footprints and individual communication channels…. Read more »

HE policy update for the w/e 11th May 2018

Fees and funding Loans and parental contributions – The implication of the means-tested maintenance loan is that parents will make up the difference for those not receiving the full loan (ie if parental income is over £25,000)– parents are not always expecting or planning for this and sometimes parents are unable in practice to make up… Read more »

Book now for CELebrate2018

  Book now for CELebrate2018 here  In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities to work with staff in thinking about approaches to large group teaching, learning and assessment. Our Keynote is from Sarah Knight (Jisc Digital Futures directorate) speaking on “How are students’ expectations and experiences of their digital… Read more »

Try, Test, Talk

For over 10 years the Business School has been using professional engagement to develop the confidence, soft skills and resilience students need to make the transition from higher education to employment.  An approach called Try, Test, Talk has been developed by Dr Karen Thompson of the Department of Leadership, Strategy and Organisations, and is shown… Read more »

Registration open for 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME)

  I’m the organising committee for the 7th International Meeting on Origami in Science, Mathematics and Education (7OSME). Yes, isn’t amazing that this is even a ‘thing’. This two day event is on 5-7 September 2018 in Oxford. This is a rigorous academic meeting and welcomes educators and researchers across disciplines such as design, maths,… Read more »

13th June CELebrate2018: Teaching, Technology and the TEF (keynote speaker Sarah Knight from JISC)

  This year our CEL ‘CELebration’ events were Faculty based with a series of Faculty led Assessment and Feedback fiestas, conferences and laboratories. For CELebrate2018, the key theme that arose from working with staff across the University, was working with large groups. In this year’s CELebrate symposium, we are convening a range of different opportunities… Read more »