As leader of our PGCTHE programme, I keep an eye out for resources to help staff teach effectively. These include webinars, podcasts, online toolkits, publications and more. Topics include active learning, online/blended teaching, accessibility/inclusion, and effective learning design based on cognitive science. Below I’ve listed items that came to my attention in the past week. In the interest of clarity, our policy is to show the titles and descriptions in the language of delivery.
Online events and webinars
- 10/1/2023 University of London Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE), Why learning design? Why now?
- 24/1/2023 Tile Talks, Quality Provision and Support for Distance Doctoral Students
- 25-30/1/2023 University of Liverpool, Liverpool Learning Summit 2023 – Citizenship: Global, local, digital
- 8/2/2023 UDL UK and Ireland Network, UDL Instructional Design Workshop ‘Learn how to create instructional experiences using the UDL principles as part of a structured, facilitated process called CUTLAS’
- 9/2/2023 University of London Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE), Understanding our evolving digital practice: Scholarship and research of teaching
- 7-8/3/2023 Jisc, DigiFest (hybrid online and in person) “Innovation takes collaboration; it takes connection; it takes networks. It takes questions: why do you do that? what if I tried this? why not?”
- 9-11/5/2023 University of Liverpool CIE, Islands of Innovation
Resources and publications
- Anthony, P. (16/12/2022), What role does Learning Design play in student retention, progress and success? (video playlist), Digitally Enhanced Education Webinars
- Cuthbert, K., Bunting, K., De Ste Croix, M., Gough, K., Kennedy, E., Matic, J. & McCarter, B. (19/12/2022), Top Trumps: The Nottingham Trent University Educational Development Edition, International Journal for Academic Development
- Gonzalez, J. (2015), The Jigsaw Method (6-minute audio recording), Cult of Pedagogy podcast series
- Nieminen, J. H. (5/1/2022), Assessment for Inclusion: rethinking inclusive assessment in higher education, Teaching in Higher Education
- Saunders, R. (15/12/2022), Should learning be fun?, The SEDA Blog
- Sun, S. (Alice), Gao, X. (Andy), Rahmani, B. D., Bose, P. & Davison, C., (18/12/2022) Student voice in assessment and feedback (2011–2022): a systematic review, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
- SuperdiverseUCL podcast series (12/2021), Episode 5 – Cross-Cultural Lifestyles and Work-Life Balance (38-minute audio recording)
- Monthly series European Network for Academic Integrity, ENAI monthly webinars free open webinars on various topics related to academic integrity
- Subscribe to SEDA’s mailing list for email discussions about educational development and emerging teaching practices. This is one of the sources I use when identifying useful material for the Roundup.
- Follow University of Birmingham’s Higher Education Futures institute HEFi on Twitter for daily posts with links to pedagogical literature and more. This is one of the sources I use when identifying useful material for the Roundup.
- Join the #LTHEchat on Twitter Wednesday nights for one hour of lively discussion about learning and teaching in HE. I often find out about good resources for the Roundup from the chat.
- Call for papers due 23/1/2023, AHE, International Assessment in Higher Education (AHE) Conference (in-person, Manchester)
- Call for papers due 27/1/2023, Oxford Brookes University, International Teaching and Learning Conference: Pedagogies of possibility: tales of transformation and hope
- Call for papers due 29/1/2023, University of Lincoln Digital Education Team, DigiEd: Horizons
- Call for participation due 31/1/2023, Association for Learning Design & Education for Sustainable Development, Learning Design and ESD Bootcamp 2023
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