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Effective Reading

With the start of a new term rapidly approaching, our guest blog this month is written by Cath Senker, a professional author and Academic Skills consultant at University of Sussex. Cath explores active approaches to effective reading. Tackling academic journal articles for the first time can be hard. You sit down in front of the… Continue reading Effective Reading

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Event: SCALE-UP Expert Class

As we look ahead to a new term, we are keen to promote any active learning events that you may have coming up in the year ahead. Read on to find out more about one such event: The SCALE-UP Expert Class.  The SCALE-UP Expert Class Nottingham Conference Centre, Nottingham Trent University 14th September 2018, 09:00-17:00… Continue reading Event: SCALE-UP Expert Class

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Sony named as official sponsors of the 3rd Active Learning Conference

We are delighted to announce that Sony are our official sponsors of the 3rd Active Learning Conference to be held at University of Sussex on Tuesday 11th June 2019. It promises to be an exciting event and we look forward to welcoming you. A call for submissions will be announced in October. Put the date… Continue reading Sony named as official sponsors of the 3rd Active Learning Conference

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Rapid application development comes to the aid of team based learning preparation!

This month, our guest blog post is provided by Brian O'Dwyer, a TBL professor at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and founder of InteDashboard. Brian provides us with some insights into how concepts from the software industry may provide useful solutions to Team Based Learning issues in the HE classroom.  (www.intedashboard.com)  In the software industry, the term Rapid… Continue reading Rapid application development comes to the aid of team based learning preparation!

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Experiential Learning of the Embodied Kind

Margarita Steinberg, 29 June 2018 ‘Meet the technology’: workshop participants practicing the lead-and-follow interface used as a starting point for learning this Experiential Learning format Introduction The approach introduced at this workshop uses physical movement, in connection with a partner, to model interaction dynamics, whether of situations in the workplace, elements of a discipline, and… Continue reading Experiential Learning of the Embodied Kind