I’ve recently attended the ALT Symposium in Further and Higher Education co-hosted by the BIS. It was a huge success and the talks were really inspirational. Here are some thoughts.
In an earlier post, I wrote a little about the role of a Learning Technologist. I’ve recently come across some useful resources: there has clearly been a discussion going on about the scope and positioning of the role within the academia. Continue reading “More about Learning Technologists”
The book has arrived! I can’t wait to start reading it! There is a discount code here if you’re interested.
I’m very honoured to have been given an opportunity to contribute to this excellent book. Very apt selection of topics covering a range of issues facing academics and other staff in contemporary higher education contexts. See the Introduction here, and make use of the 25% discount below!
…as if it were an easy thing to do.
No, this post will not be about the definitions of blended vs online vs technology-enhanced vs e-. Here, I’d like to put down on
paper screen what I consider necessary steps in and elements of development of a HE course for adult learners delivered at least partially on an off-campus basis, through an electronic platform, typically a VLE. Continue reading “How to develop a flexible learning course”
- What exactly am I trying to assess?
- What is the best method to assess what I want to assess?
- What is the threshold level of knowledge and skills that students should have to meet the module aims and progress?
At Bett 2016 Technology in HE Summit, I attended a very interesting panel discussion where Zoe Swan, Senior Lecturer in Law from University of Greenwich, talked about introducing the flipped lecture approach in her lectures. It was really exciting and refreshing to hear that the flipped classroom approach can work across a range of disciplines, including the more traditional, ‘lecture-heavy’ ones. Continue reading “How to do a flip (and not land on your face)”