The sigma Network for Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics Support is ending the year with a bang! Four FREE events are being held up and down the country in the coming weeks, which should be of interest to people working in HE math and statistics support, or who have a general interest in the student-centred teaching and… Read more » about Interested in Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics? join the SIGMA network or go to an event….
Monthly Archives: May 2016
Apologies for unintended cross-posting. Please disseminate to your colleagues. ———————————————————————— Dear all, Due to a number of requests, anyone who would like an extension of time in order to complete their paper for submission to the mLearn2016 Conference is welcome to submit up to Monday 6th June 2016. However, note that delays in submission may result in delays in… Read more » about mLearn2016 Conference – extended call
apologies for cross posting, but some colleagues may be interested The Blended Learning Consortium is a growing partnership of 61 Colleges who pay in £5K per annum for development of over 700 hours of high quality interactive learning objects “for the sector by the sector” At the conference you will have the opportunity… Read more » about An invitation to the first Blended Learning Consortium Conference. “Creativity, Collaboration, Community and Co-development” June 30th in Bromsgrove.
Background Masters level programmes are often delivered to diverse students populations; learners may be mature, in employment, seeking personal and professional development for promotion, from the local, regional or international areas. Flexibility is an issue that helps in recruitment as students will value being able to fit formal study into their complex lives. This paper… Read more » about Modular Masters Development – Building Flexible Delivery into the Curriculum
The Fair Access Research programme is pleased to announce the publication of our first Fair Access Briefing! In this first briefing you get to meet the team and we share with you some of the background to the project. We share a case study of a student co-creation project exploring perceptions of disability during the admissions process and find… Read more » about Fair Access Briefing: Published
Professor Stephen Tee, Dean of HSS and a National Teaching Fellow, will be leading a workshop for colleagues interested in applying for individual or team NTF status, this year or in the future. The session will be held on Wednesday June 1st at 3.00 pm in R704, Royal London house. All welcome.
This afternoon we held the MOOC workshop with Blackboard’s Anne Cross and Ashley Wright. According to Russell et at (2013), MOOCs are changing education. For example MIT’s computing courses can attract over 100,000 students (Chandler 2014). MOOCs demonstrate one way of opening up education to a much wider, global audience, many of whom would otherwise… Read more » about A review of today’s MOOC workshop
In 2012, while still doing my PhD, I attended my first international conference and this was on The role of HE in local and regional social and economic development. The conference took place in Brest, France from 29 – 31 October. I seems to have been one of very few students to have attended the… Read more » about 13th PASCAL International Conference – Glasgow 2016
For the digital skills self-assessment questionnaire, we currently have 174 responses. A big thank you to all those people who have completed the online questionnaire since it was launched in February. We would ideally like all academic staff to complete the survey so can you spare 15 minutes to help us please? Completing the questionnaire… Read more » about Have you completed the digital skills self-assessment?
At the start of May, we asked what you would want from an audience or student response system. Thank you to everyone who provided feedback to Sue Callard. We are in the process of collating the information received and deciding which of the many potential solutions to this requirement we can include in the review. … Read more » about Audience response systems – an update