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Using apps for e-TLA

This week our blog post is written by Leo Morantes-Africano, from the Newcastle School of Education Leonardo.Morantes-Africano@ncl-coll.ac.uk @lamorantesa Teachers’ digital skills development in ITT: apps for e-TLA #ITE #technology #apps #experientiallearning Background: I am an Initial Teacher Trainer (ITT) at the School of Education in Newcastle College. I recently created an action research project for… Continue reading Using apps for e-TLA

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The use of iPad as an active part of learning

The advantages of having a common device among students and academic staff   The use of technology, in the form of devices or various services, has become an integral part of both teaching and learning. However the use of technology requires a "common ground", when it comes to technological devices and technical literacy.   In 2012, Lovisenberg Diaconal University College (LDUC) decided to introduce iPads with keyboards, for all… Continue reading The use of iPad as an active part of learning

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Experiential Learning – students as professionals

How do we prepare students for life beyond the seminar room? An active learning project developed by Mark Fisher and Susan Smith at University of Sussex is aiming to do just this. The Experiential Learning Project involves final year undergraduates studying an Auditing module as part of their degree in Accounting and Finance. This module… Continue reading Experiential Learning – students as professionals

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The Birmingham Project

Active Learning for Employability Preparing undergraduates for the rapidly changing and increasingly technological world of work is a challenge for any higher education institution. I recently came across an interesting entrepreneurial project being run by Birmingham University designed to do just this. The Birmingham Project is an attempt to bring together undergraduate students from different… Continue reading The Birmingham Project

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Spotlight on…The Virtual Land Law Field Trip Project

A guest blog by Dr. Verona Ní Drisceoil, Lecturer in Law, Sussex Law School The concept The Virtual Land Law Field Trip Project, supported by an Innovation in Teaching Award, grew out of a desire to take land law students out of the lecture theatre and provide a space and platform within which to challenge and… Continue reading Spotlight on…The Virtual Land Law Field Trip Project