Sparking Ideas – Sharing Educational Innovation (Shift 2015)

Over 140 staff and students from the across the university attended Shift 2015: Sparking Ideas – Sharing Educational Innovation organised by the Teaching Fellow Network. More than 30 colleagues presented two themed sessions, Lighting the fire and fanning the flames of inspiration and Integrating the personal with the professional to inform our teaching and learning. The conference was organised… Continue reading

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 also for real world application.  According to the American Library… Continue reading

Digital Scholarship: Conducting Digital Research

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            Social Media Icons, Illustration,,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

Digital Identity

One of the focal aims of the Greenwich Connect team is to encourage  academic staff to encourage students in their use of technology to enhance peer and professional networks for learning and improving Digital Identity (DI). Such practice will bridge the relationship between formal and informal learning, and learning for employability. Due to the… Continue reading

Cameras in PR

Paul Simpson uses cameras with his PR students. As part of their course the students are presented with weekly briefs. In the past the students focused on simply describing the role of images in campaigns but now they are given an opportunity to create the images themselves and experience the… Continue reading

Changing the Learning Landscape webinars

The HEA has just announced the latest programme of Changing the Learning Landscape webinars. Changing the Learning Landscape (CLL) is a HEFCE-funded programme, a partnership between the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education, JISC, the National Union of Students, the Association for Learning Technology and the Higher Education Academy (HEA). The webinars are… Continue reading