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next #TLCwebinar with Dr Bex Lewis @drbexl discussing the Big Agency

Title of the webinar: Reworking The Big Agency as an interactive employability unit Dr Bex Lewis, image source Dr Bex Lewis is a Senior Lecturer in Digital Marketing in the Business School at Manchester Metropolitan  University with a special interest in communications and digital culture. To find out more about her exciting past and present activities, research and projects, please click here. Continue reading →

Next #tlcwebinar > 22 March 17 discussing the use of action research to enhance teaching practice with Dr Helena Kettleborough

A teaching and learning conversation with: About this conversation: We will explore together how action research can be used to adopt a scholarly approach for ongoing enhancement of our teaching practice. About Helena: Dr. Helena Mary Kettleborough teaches responsible enterprise and sustainability at Manchester Metropolitan University. Continue reading →

Next #tlcwebinar 31 Jan 17: Exploring the Ecology of Teaching & Learning in Higher Education with Prof. Norman Jackson

A teaching and learning conversation with:   Prof. Norman Jackson  Founder of Lifewide Education and Creative Academic About this conversation: This contribution to TLC provides an opportunity to explore a bunch of ideas that try to develop an ecological perspective on higher education teaching and learning practices, particularly those pedagogic practices that encourage learners to use and develop their creativity. Continue reading →

1minutecpd – Follow-up post

The webinar that Chris and I hosted was an exploration of our 1minuteCPD project. 1minuteCPD is a yearlong experiment in micro learning to address digital capabilities in Higher Education. It is openly available and has been created by colleagues from Manchester Metropolitan University and the University of Manchester (see: Meet the authors). Chris and I were really pleased to have this opportunity to discuss the 1minuteCPD project more widely with the HE community. Continue reading →

Using social media for belonging and bonding

A teaching and learning conversation with: Danielle D’Hayler About this conversation: Do you remember the excitement of joining a new course? Do you also remember how nervous you were the day before coming to class? How easy was it to engage in a conversation with classmates? Not even to mention the tutor? Well, it does not have to be like that. First, because tutors are as nervous as students. But this is a well-kept secret. Continue reading →

Articulation 2: PPPPPP

With approval to go ahead with development, the next step was to start preparations in detail. All of these activities proceeded in parallel: Creating the content– writing the text and finding the images for each topic Calculating the data – the energy, water and money savings for each topic. Liaising with businesses – suppliers of hairdressing products and a local salon. Coding prototypes – learning exercises using Storyline to test my ideas. Continue reading →

1minuteCPD: Experimenting with micro-learning

A teaching and learning conversation with: Kate SoperManchester Metropolitan University Chris Meadows Manchester Metropolitan University When: Tuesday 22nd November 12:00-13:00 UK Time (60 minutes) About this conversation: 1minuteCPD is an openly shared, staff development project designed and developed by colleagues from Manchester Metropolitan University and The University of Manchester. Continue reading →