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Experiential learning: what does sleeping on cardboard tell me about homelessness?

Experiential learning: what does sleeping on cardboard tell me about homelessness?

Trigger warning: this blog may be TMI for some people, so don’t read on if you are easily offended.   Much like role-play, the educationalists favourite tool, is superficial and a poor replica of the complexity of any real life scenario, sleeping on cardboard teaches me NOTHING about really being homeless.   However, it does […]

Are we powerless to develop student staff partnerships?

Lucy Mercer Mapstone at issotl18

  It’s a pretence. The idea that students and staff can work together in a partnership. The argument, put forward by Dr Lucy Mercer Mapstone at the RAISE Special Interest Group on Power Dynamics in Student Staff Partnerships, was convincing. I was left with the concern that ‘Student-staff partnerships’ or ‘Students as consultants’  are just […]

Many ways to start a dialogue: Here’s one

Over the past few months I’ve been helping various members of staff, across various departments, schools and colleges, look at ways to help students make better sense of assessment criteria. The main support I’ve provided is around writing clearer criteria and listing them in a one page table (a rubric). The other thing I’ve been […]

Video-tastic #LearningCommunity

Some of the #Learning Community: - sharing expertise around video creation

Want to learn how to plan, produce and edit videos for learning and teaching? ‘Yes!’ said twenty-five staff and students at our #LearningCommunity event. This was the first event in our calendar, and it was a resounding success. Held in the Digital Reading Room, in the David Wilson Library, we set up our kit and […]

A DIPtastic spread at the Medical School’s Lunchtime Seminar!

A DIPtastic spread at the Medical School’s Lunchtime Seminar!

Last Tuesday (06-11-2018) the Digital Innovation Partnership (DIP) was kindly invited by Prof Liz. Anderson to present some of last year’s excellent digital enhancement projects at the Medical School’s Lunchtime seminar. Under the enjoyment of a light lunch Nicola Baker (Physiotherapy), Andrew Gulley (ODP Education) and Terese Bird, Nasif Mahmood and Vanessa Rodwell (Medical and Social […]

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