Enhancing College-Based Higher Education: Conference Report

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In July 2015 I had the pleasure of facilitating a workshop on Flipped Learning at Capturing HE-ness: A Teaching and Learning Conference to Enhance College-Based Higher Education,  which was hosted by the University of Greenwich Access and Partnerships Unit for our

Reflections on the Apple Mobile Learning Days

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On the 22nd and 23rd June 2105 the faculty of Science & Engineering organised “Apple Mobile Learning Day” events on Medway campus and in Stockwell Street respectively. My colleague Yang Yang attended in Medway, whilst I went to Stockwell Street. This

A path to the Flipped institution?

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Flipped classroom practices have been identified as important developments in pedagogy by numerous sector-scanning reports. For example Innovating Pedagogy 2014: Open University Innovation Report (Sharples, et.al 2014),  Horizon Report 2014: Higher Education Edition (NMC 2014) and Horizon Report 2015:

Information Literacy Needs a Role in the Curriculum

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Student employability is a top priority for higher education institutions worldwide.  Thus many educators are actively seeking ways to improve their teaching practices so that students are not just learning the skills necessary for competency in the subject area, but

Open Educational Resources


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The development of educational resources is something that is often born out of the needs of students.  Today, technology now pervades all aspects of our lives.  However,

Digital Scholarship: Conducting Digital Research

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Our world, both within and outside of academia, continues to change dramatically due to significant advances in technology and its use in education. To retain

Scrutinising MOOCs: Lessons for online distance learning

Scrutinising MOOCs: Lessons for Online Distance Learning

Exploring landscapes of distance learning

A major focus for the Greenwich Connect team here at the University of Greenwich is to explore and identify best practices in online distance learning, and to encourage and support innovation in this field within

EDU Open Lectures – Helen Keegan on networked creatvity

Helen Keegan, National Teaching Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of Salford gave our first open lecture for the Educational Development Unit and Greenwich Connect on Transformations in Practice and Pedagogy through Networked Creativity.

Helen’s presentation slides can be