Posts By: Debbie Holley

Lord Stern’s REF Review- the outcome

Thanks to Emma Banbury-Whitton; apologies for cross posting The outcome of Lord Stern’s independent review of the REF has been published. You can view the report here. The recommendations from the report are as follows. 1.       All research active staff should be returned in the REF (and allocated to a unit of assessment). 2.       Outputs should be… Read more »

‘The scholarship of learning, teaching and organizing in higher education’

Colleagues, A fantastic resource!   We’ve put together a virtual special issue, guest edited by Paul Ashwin and Didi Griffioen, consisting of a selection of articles related to ‘The scholarship of learning, teaching and organizing in higher education’ which is the central theme of the Higher Education Conference 2016.   Articles include:   The use… Read more »

Peter Bryants’ team win technology award

Colleagues, some of you will remember Pete’s amazing keynote for us at CELebrate 2016. ==== LSE has been awarded with the Campus Technology Teaching and Innovation Award (see pg30) for their innovative work on the Constitution UK project which ran in early 2015. Constitution UK was a collaborative project that aimed to crowdsource and hack the UK constitution within… Read more »

Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference – now open for delegate booking

Dear Colleagues We are pleased to announce that delegate registration is now open for the Researching, Advancing & Inspiring Student Engagement (RAISE) Conference for 2016. Please pass on to non-members of the list. We particularly welcome submissions from students (students pay only a delegate deposit fee- which is refundable on attending). To register please see… Read more »

Invitation: Professor David Boud of Deakin University, Australia, keynote on ‘Ensuring assessment has a high impact on learning’ on Wednesday 7 September, 12.30-13.20.

Colleagues – apologies for cross posting =================== The University of Southampton is very pleased to welcome Professor David Boud of Deakin University, Australia, who will be delivering a keynote  on  ‘Ensuring assessment has a high impact on learning‘ on Wednesday 7 September, 12.30-13.20.  We would be delighted if colleagues involved with learning and teaching within your university would like… Read more »

Submit your online resources and get entered for a prize draw.

LearnHigher Prize Draw opportunity   Learnhigher is the repository of learning development resources submitted by those involved in supporting student learning in HE. Topics address a wide variety of areas connected with supporting the student learning journey from time management to critical writing. The site can be viewed at : http://www.learnhigher.ac.uk/ Learnhigher always welcomes the… Read more »

Interested in Excellence in Mathematics and Statistics? join the SIGMA network or go to an event….

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 »

mLearn2016 Conference – extended call

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 »

An invitation to the first Blended Learning Consortium Conference. “Creativity, Collaboration, Community and Co-development” June 30th in Bromsgrove.

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 »