Enhancing College-Based Higher Education: Conference Report

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 Partner College Network.  Before my workshop there were two keynote sessions that… Continue reading

Flipping the Institution: Higher Education in the Post Digital Age (APT Conference 2015)

Olympus Photography Playground Berlin - photo by Peter Ulrich

This year’s APT (Academic Practice and Technology) conference is entitled “Flipping the Institution: Higher Education in the Post Digital Age” and will take place on the Tuesday 7th July 2015 on the world heritage campus at the University of Greenwich. From the conference website: Main image: CC-BY-NC-SA Peter Ulrich, via Flickr Continue reading

Flipped classrooms at the University of Greenwich: our lecturers discuss

Ah this flipping flip again …  Since Colorado Science teachers Jonathan Bergman and Aaron Sams sparked excitement and discussions around the flipped classroom in K-12 Education, many educators have pointed out that a similar method has been practised for years at universities, mainly by business, law and humanities, when students… Continue reading

Erica Sheward: Delivering effective student feedback using Adobe Connect

Erica Sheward at the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) has been using Adobe Connect in order to improve the quality of feedback given to students. Previous student questionnaires revealed that the students were generally unhappy with how feedback was given within the team. The objective of the project was to understand… Continue reading

Digital Scholarship: Conducting Digital Research

iOS research apps folder

            Social Media Icons, Illustration, www.youthofest.com,Web, Accessed 6 May 2014 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 relevance in our professions, communities and with society as a whole, it… Continue reading