This month the open access Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education published a special edition, the Compendium of innovative practice; learning development in a time of disruption. (Issue number 22). https://journal.aldinhe.ac.uk/index.php/jldhe This timely peer-reviewed special issue contains 102 short pieces organised into 11 thematic sections that explore the challenges posed by the pandemic and the… Read more » about Compendium of Innovative Practice
Thank you to everyone who has already taken the time to participant in our online survey. It’s the final few days left to participate in our research project online survey exploring the implications of Covid-19 on researcher development if you haven’t already. Survey 1: For postgraduate researchers who have engaged in the Doctoral College: Researcher… Read more » about Implications of Covid-19 on researcher development | Survey
As part of our case study exploring the achievements, challenges and opportunities of Covid-19 on researcher development we are recruiting participants to complete our online survey sharing their experiences during this time. Survey 1: For postgraduate researchers who have engaged in the Doctoral College: Researcher Development Programme over the past 12 months. You can read… Read more » about Implications of Covid-19 on researcher development | Survey
Leading writers on the scholarship of teaching and learning, Professors Sally Brown and Kay Sambell have created a suite of work on assessment in a time of covid. You can access the collection here https://sally-brown.net/kay-sambell-and-sally-brown-covid-19-assessment-collection/ Their recent blogposts include content on compassionate assessment and on assessment design. I will be adding some of the content… Read more » about ‘Writing better assignments in the post-Covid19 era’
The (virtual) 18th Academic Practice and Technology Conference (#aptconf) 12 presentation rooms, two keynotes and an amazing ‘high fidelity’ site for networking – well done to UCLs Simon Walker and Sandra Lusk leading the way with the virtual MSTeams conference. The team used MSLive Events for the keynotes, and Dr Gideon Shimison launched the event with his keynote ‘The Brave New University’ reflecting on what has really changed since the 1950s model of learning depicted in the cartoon…. Read more » about The (virtual) 18th Academic Practice and Technology Conference (#aptconf)
Adjustments as a response to Covid-19 have required staff in Higher Education Institutions to deliver programmes on-line that were not originally designed to be delivered in this mode. Whilst blended learning approaches were becoming more familiar, staff and learners have been required to adapt quickly to ways of teaching and learning that may be unfamiliar… Read more » about Ten rules for supporting a temporary move to teaching and learning at a distance – messages from a recent journal paper.