Tag: learning design

EUNIS Congress Day 2 – innovative pedagogy, hybrid learning, learning spaces and trends in IT and digital education

Audience looking at a slide with a picture of a blackboard with a human and robotic teacher in front.

This year’s EUNIS congress focussed on digital transformation: the challenges and opportunities ahead. Taking place at the University of Vigo in Spain in June over 200 delegates from across Europe enjoyed three days of interesting talks and workshops. Julie Voce (City, University of London) and Melanie Barrand (University of Leeds) are members of the UCISA Digital Education Group and were funded…Continue Reading EUNIS Congress Day 2 – innovative pedagogy, hybrid learning, learning spaces and trends in IT and digital education

Digifest 2022 in six screenshots

Screenshot of Ed Fidoe, CEO of the London Interdisciplinary School, talk at Digifest. Depicts screenshot of curriculum map from a typical LIS module.

In the HE digital education conferencing and events space, 2022 has been marked by gradual returns to in-person activities as well as, in some cases, their hybridisation. This was in sharp contrast to the emergency shift to online conferencing (or outright cancellation) that many saw in 2020 and the attempts to improve on and extend…Continue Reading Digifest 2022 in six screenshots

Supporting Student Success for flexible/distance learning

How can we support student success? Julie Voce, Dom Pates and Rae Bowdler attended a workshop by the University of London (UoL) Centre for Distance Education (CDE) to find out. The programme grappled with various big-ticket items such as how we explore retention and progression in the management of flexible learning, through to using various…Continue Reading Supporting Student Success for flexible/distance learning

Learning Design Bootcamp

Photo of Learning Design Bootcamp notebook

Last month saw the culmination of the Learning Design Bootcamp I have been involved with and it has been an interesting experience to see how the teams have progressed through the bootcamp. The bootcamp was the idea of Dr Maria Toro-Troconis from CEG Digital and co-ordinated by a committee involving representatives from a number of…Continue Reading Learning Design Bootcamp

On Confidence Grids

'Study skills confidence grid'

LEaD have a weekly Educational Technology drop-in session for academics or course office staff to have a space and some time to get support and/or advice without needing an appointment or a Service Now ticket. For us, it’s a great way to better understand some of the difficulties, challenges or questions that staff can have…Continue Reading On Confidence Grids

M25 Learning Design

By: Olivia Fox & Lisa Baker The focus of the M25 was on learning design. This post looks at the presentations around learning design, tools to support the process and staff development. Maria Toro-Troconis (Imperial College London) introduced a Blended Learning Design tool BLEnDT©. This tool provides a framework for moving learning designs from face-to-face…Continue Reading M25 Learning Design