Open Lecture on Digital Capabilities

In last week’s Open Lecture, I had the opportunity to welcome a former colleague and friend from Plymouth University, who has been a pioneer in te field of learning technologies for over 20 years.  Steve Wheeler talked about ‘Literacies and competencies for learning in the digital age’. In his thought-provoking talk, Steve… Continue reading

Open Lecture on ‘Dismantling the Curriculum’

Our second Open Lecture on Teaching, Learning & Assessment for 2017-18 was on Critical Pedagogy. Prof Richard Hall from De Montfort University delivered a thought provoking talk, raising important issues about the increasing marketisation of HE and its negative impact on staff/students, as ‘it creates a narrative that catalyses ill-health or quitting and a rise in anxiety’.… Continue reading

Open Lecture on Learning Gain

Our initial Open Lecture for the 2017-18 academic year was on Learning Gain and was delivered by Prof Simon Lancaster from East Anglia University, who reflected on his personal experiences based on feedback from his own students but also from his participation to an institutional project on learning gain. Learning gain is often used to measure the learning… Continue reading

APT 2017

Tuesday 4 July, 2017 University of Greenwich – Greenwich Maritime Campus The future ain’t what it used to be: inventing and re-imagining higher education practice  The future ain’t what it used to be, uttered by the imitable Yogi Berra in 1974 who explained its meaning that times are different. Not necessarily… Continue reading

SHIFT 2017: Annual Conference of Learning, Teaching & Assessment

SHIFT has always reflected our response to meeting challenges, enabling us to engage in professional development and share effective practice, innovative pedagogies and celebrate successes.  As in previous conferences, SHIFT 2017 will allow us to reflect on our own development needs and career aspirations as we start the new spring… Continue reading

Save the date! Rosie Miles, Social Media, Play and the Gift of Teaching, 9th March 2017, 5-6pm

Save the date!  Rosie Miles, University of Wolverhampton Social Media, Play and the Gift of Teaching University of Greenwich, Stockwell St S11_0004 ​ 9th March 2017, 5-6pm Rosie Miles is Reader in English Literature and Pedagogy at the University of Wolverhampton, and also a poet.  Rosie has published books on… Continue reading

Save the date! Tom Stafford, University of Sheffield, Experiments in Learning

Save the date!  Tom Stafford, University of Sheffield Experiments in Learning Greenwich Campus, Queen Anne 080​ January 31st 2017, 5-6pm     Tom Stafford is Senior Lecturer in Psychology and Cognitive Science at the University of Sheffield. He is also the department’s Director of Public Engagement. His research focusses on learning… Continue reading

Save the date!

Save the Date!  23rd November 2016 (5-6pm) Open lecture on the TEF by Nick Hillman     Nick Hillman will be delivering a lecture on the TEF as part of the University of Greenwich’s open lecture series on Wednesday 23rd November 2016 (5-6pm) Greenwich campus, Stockwell St S11_0004   Is the… Continue reading