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
- 6-10/2/2023 University of Winchester, Decolonising the University Within and Beyond the Curriculum (booking closes 2/2/2023)
- 8/2/2023 Digitally Enhanced Education Webinars, Pedagogy and Practice when Teaching and Learning Online, including a discussion of ChatGPT
- 8/2/2023 University of London Centre for Distance and Online Education (CODE), De-colonising digital education: Bridging the great divide
- 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 Academic Development Centre, University of Warwick, Making feedback work
- 9/2/2023 University of London Centre for Online and Distance Education (CODE), Understanding our evolving digital practice: Scholarship and research of teaching
- 13/2/2023 QAA Scotland, Where in the world is enhancement? Exploring the international impact of Scotland’s enhancement approach
- 16/2/2023 Academic Development Centre, University of Warwick, The place and case for lectures and lecture capture in the new normal
- 23/2/2023 Future Teacher Webinars, Working with Rich Media 1 – Images
- 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?”
- 14/3/2023 University of Sheffield ScHARR Short course, Creating Digital Accessible Teaching Materials
- 29/3/2023 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”
- 24-28/4/2023 QAA, Assessment Festival “We will dare to be controversial, ask those difficult questions and take a forward-facing look at how assessment may evolve. The festival will bring different voices from the sector to share and celebrate assessment practices that enhance student experience.”
- 9-11/5/2023 University of Liverpool CIE, Islands of Innovation
- 17-18/5/2023 Change Agents Network conference, Reimagining student/staff partnerships to generate new learning opportunities (call for proposals open until 13/3/2023)
Resources and publications
- Advance HE (31/1/2023), Revised ‘Professional Standards Framework for teaching and supporting learning in higher education 2023’ launched today, Advance HE News & Views
- Bower, M. & Alfano, M. (31/1/2023), Artificial Intelligence in Education – ChatGPT for Teachers (13-minute video), Macquarie University
- Bruff, D. (25/1/2023), Show Us Your Syllabus: Chatbot Edition, Intentional Teaching with Derek Bruff
- Bryant, P. (26/1/2023), ChatGPT: IDGAF (Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Ignore the Bot), Peter Bryant: Post Digital Learning
- Fawns, T. & Cormier, D. (24/1/2023), ChatGPT Discussion 2 (1-hour video), University of Windsor
- Healey, M. & Healey, R. (16/1/2023), Searching the Literature on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): An Academic Literacies Perspective and Reviewing the Literature on Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL): An Academic Literacies Perspective, Learning & Teaching Inquiry 11
- Kleon, A. (12/1/2023), AI can’t kill anything worth preserving, Austin Kleon
- Mihai, A. (23/1/2023), Let’s get off the fear carousel! “The way I see it, academia’s response to ChatGPT is more about academic culture than about the tool itself,” The Educationalist
- Nieminen, J. H., Bearman, M. & Ajjawi, R. (14/12/2022), Designing the digital in authentic assessment: is it fit for purpose?, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
- Payne, A. L., Ajjawi, R. & Holloway, J. (14/12/2022), Humanising feedback encounters: a qualitative study of relational literacies for teachers engaging in technology-enhanced feedback, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education
- Rossi, V. (20/1/2023), ChatGPT and the PGCert (interactive Padlet)
- Schroeven, M., Buelens, W. & Kirschner, P. A. (31/1/2023), ChatGPT – What Teachers Need to Know, 3-Star Learning Experiences
- Smith, J., Coppin, A., & Clifford, C. (28/2/2021), Incorporating student voice in course development, Student Engagement in Higher Education Journal, 3(2), 92–102
- Staffordshire University TILE Hub (31/1/2023), TILE Webinars series 1 and 2 (playlist of video recordings)
- 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 submissions due 3/3/2023, Active Learning Network, 2023 Global Online Festival of Active Learning
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