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
- 30/3/2023 QAA, Improving student learning by linking inclusion/accessibility and academic integrity
- 30/3/2023 Learning and Teaching Innovation Lecture Series, Beyond the Chat: Understanding the Impact of ChatGPT in Higher Education
- 30/3/2023 Future Teacher Webinars, Working with Rich Media 2 – Audio
- 31/3/2023 QAA, ChatGPT: How do I use it as a force for good?
- 31/3/2023 INASP, Beyond content delivery: How to make online learning truly participatory?
- 5/4/2023 University of Westminster Student Partnerships, Expanding representations and interpretations of partnership: An approach to decolonizing
- 5/4/2023 University of the Arts, London, Experiences using Educational Video and Audio
- 5/4/2023 Transforming Assessment, Designs for our times: adapting assessment in an AI context
- 12/4/2023 EAT-Erasmus, Self-regulation competency framework
- 14/4/2023 European Network for Academic Integrity (ENAI), ENAI Recommendations on the ethical use of Artificial Intelligence and the European Conference on Ethics and Integrity in Academia 2023 (ECEIA 2023)
- 18/4/2023 QAA, ChatGPT: What should assessment look like now?
- 19/4/2023 WonkHE, The avalanche is here: Higher education and the AI revolution
- 20/4/2023 #TELresearchers Lancaster University, #TELresearchers with Dr Bonnie Stewart
- 20/4/2023 Advance HE, Student Engagement Conference 2023: What does student engagement mean to you? (in-person conference in Manchester)
- 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.”
- 26/4/2023 Vevox Pedagogy 2023 series, Alex Pitchford, Aberystwyth University, presents ‘Increasing Engagement & Active Learning using Vevox in Maths and Sciences’
- 26/4/2023 Turnitin Protecting Academic Integrity in 2023, Webinar 3: The Student View On Contract Cheating and AI Writing Tools
- 9-11/5/2023 University of Liverpool CIE, Islands of Innovation
- 12/5/2023 ENAI, Tips and tricks for running survey-based research in Academic Integrity
- 16/5/2023 Advance HE, Mental Wellbeing in HE Conference 2023: Putting theory into practice – Creating a whole university approach to student and staff wellbeing (in-person conference, Manchester)
- 17-18/5/2023 Change Agents Network conference, Reimagining student/staff partnerships to generate new learning opportunities
- 9/6/2023 Academic Practice and Technology Conference (APT) “Implications and Ethical Dimensions of using Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education Teaching, Learning and Assessment“, pre-conference online event
- 30/6/2023 Academic Practice and Technology Conference (APT) “Implications and Ethical Dimensions of using Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education Teaching, Learning and Assessment“, in-person at King’s College London, Strand campus
Resources and publications
- Aberystwyth University LTEU (27/3/2023), Launch of Turnitin AI writing and ChatGPT Detection Capability, Aberystwyth University LTEU Blog
- Association for Learning Technology (ALT) South (3/3/2023), Open and inclusive assessments (1-hour video) and presentation slides
- Cottington, S. (26/2/2022), Schemas determine what we learn, Evidence for Educators: Using cognitive science to make better decisions
- Fowler, G. A. (21/3/2023), Say what, Bard? What Google’s new AI gets right, wrong and weird, Washington Post
- Jisc (n.d.), National centre for AI in tertiary education community (information about joining this community of practice)
- Mills, A. (23/3/2023), ChatGPT Just Got Better. What Does That Mean for Our Writing Assignments?, Chronicle of Higher Education (or read her thread on Twitter)
- Munoz, A., Wilson, A., Pereira Nunes, B., Del Medico, C., Slade, C., Bennett, D., et al. (2023), AAIN Generative Artificial Intelligence Guidelines, Deakin University. Educational resource., National Teaching Repository
- Nerantzi, C. (2/2/2023), Creating a collection of creative ideas to use AI in education, #CreativeHE
- Phipps, L. (27/3/2023), Means. Motive, Opportunity: A Composite Narrative about Academic Misconduct, Jisc National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education
- Pitt, E. & Winstone, N. (2023), Enabling and valuing feedback literacies, Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 48:2, 149-157
- QAA (23/3/2023), ChatGPT: To ban or not to ban? (1-hour video), QAA webinars (for more QAA guidance and forthcoming webinars, see ChatGPT and Artificial Intelligence)
- Webb, M. (17/3/2023), AI writing detectors – concepts and considerations, Jisc National Centre for AI in Tertiary Education
- Wegerif, R. (14/3/2023), Will ChatGPT turn education back to Socrates?, Rupert Wegerif
- Wild, J. & Nzegwu, F. (30/1/2023), Digital Technology in Capacity Development: Enabling Learning and Supporting Change, INASP
- 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 15/5/2023, King’s College London, University College London, the London School of Economics & Political Science and Imperial College London Academic Practice and Technology Conference (APT) 2023 (hybrid in person and online), Implications and Ethical Dimensions of using Artificial Intelligence in Higher Education teaching, learning and assessment
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