Category: Learning & Teaching

Patchwork Text, PDP and e-portfolio approach to Curriculum Design

A regional workshop programme delivered by the Centre for Recording Achievement with support from the Higher Education Academy was run at  Millenium Point in Birmingham. Starting Points: In some institutions Personal Development Planning (PDP) has run the risk of being seen as marginal and bolt on. Yet we also know that PDP connects directly to…Continue Reading Patchwork Text, PDP and e-portfolio approach to Curriculum Design

Is text messaging dead?

Earlier in May I was invited to give a keynote presentation at the TxtTools Conference Lets Talk about Txt Conference which was being hosted at the University.  TxtTools is a system that enables mass notification of students (or users) via text messaging. It can also enable you to post text messages to a predetermined number…Continue Reading Is text messaging dead?

Learning Development Project – Dr Sara Jones

Dr Sara Jones from the Centre for Human-Computer Interaction Design is conducting a project titled ‘Exploring the Potential of Digitally Augmented Spaces to Enhance Students’ Experience of Problem-Based Learning in Design’. Her project is based in the School of Informatics and was conducted in conjunction with the Centre for Creativity in Professional practice in 2011….Continue Reading Learning Development Project – Dr Sara Jones

Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change

Peter Bregman (2007) Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change, Space for Change, New York Change is notoriously difficult to manage.  This guide won’t make change easy or problem free but it will give great insight, tools and strategies that increase chances of success. This guide refers to a big change but…Continue Reading Point B: A Short Guide to Leading a Big Change

Learning Development Project – Prof Paul Palmer

This is a case study video of a Learning Development Project completed by Prof Paul Palmer and Hee Yu Lee in 2010. This project provided greater integration of the work of the careers function with the two spine modules in the MSc Management pulling together physical and online resources to enhance graduate employability. This project…Continue Reading Learning Development Project – Prof Paul Palmer

Surveys in Sixty Minutes

Focusing on a popular tool in the HE researcher’s toolkit – the survey Sian Lindsay, Lecturer in Learning Development Ajmal Sultany, Research Assistant Learning Development Centre, City University London What we did in a nutshell For one of the LDC’s monthly research and journal club meetings, we decided to present on what we have learnt…Continue Reading Surveys in Sixty Minutes

Grainne Conole from Open University @ Moodlemoot 2011

New Pedagogies for Social and Participatory Media Conole’s keynote explored open resources for enhancing teaching and learning. How increased use of the extensive open and online tools that are available could enable us to build on each others ideas and research. She promotes the idea of mixing the use of closed institutional tools with open…Continue Reading Grainne Conole from Open University @ Moodlemoot 2011