Sally Hickson and Polly Turner gave some useful tips on encouraging deep learning through constructive alignment of the curriculum and formative feedback opportunities. They emphasised the notion that there should be no short cuts through the curriculum and students should go through the whole journey.
Prof Cathy McCrohan presented this seminar on the University College for Interdisciplinary Learning, explaining how the College operates and the benefits it can bring to a student’s education, employability, and ability to contribute to society. The slides for the session are available below.
In recent years, there has been an increased interest in the use of playful approaches in higher education. This encompasses a range of techniques and practices, from video games to Play Doh, and a way of reimagining learning design. This Learning@Lunch seminar, presented by Prof. Nicola Whitton from MMU, presents a model for playful learning […]
Jenny Silverthorne presented this month’s Learning@Lunch seminar, which looked at the difficulties that students may face in making the transition from their studies to the workplace, and why some of the common methods to ease this transition such as placements may not be as effective as expected. The very end of the seminar and some […]
Jane Brooks and Joanne Timpson presented this seminar, describing how they worked collaboratively to reduce over-assessment of BNurs students by creating a streamlined assessment load across the unit.
The off-campus students’ project was developed 3 years ago after it was identified that retention and achievement levels at university were being affected by whether students chose to live at home rather than move into student housing. This group also intersects strongly with mature students, student parents and student carers who are given their own […]
Harish Thampy has provided a summary of the Learning@Lunch session on Assessment & Feedback. This can be found below, along with links to the papers that are referenced.
The Academy for Education and Professional Development would like to invite you to: Learning@Lunch: Assessment and Feedback, Wednesday 26 July, 12-1pm, Roscoe Building Room 1.001 Dr Harish Thampy (Associate Lead for Assessment, MBChB Programme) will deliver this seminar exploring recent advances and innovations in the field of assessment.
Professor Stephanie Marshall (CEO Higher Education Academy) delivered this seminar on Teaching Excellence and how to evidence the impact that you are having.
The Digital Literacy Learning@Lunch seminar was recorded for those who were unable to make it to the session. You can find the video on this page.