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The Launch of our “Online Active Learning” resource

Why not add your own ideas/tools/thoughts to the resource bank? Today we are pleased to launch our "Online Active Learning" resource! Stuck for ideas of how to engage your students with online learning? Look no further. We have already collated a number of contributions from network members and are keen to add to this as… Continue reading The Launch of our “Online Active Learning” resource

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It’s not just students who have fun with active learning- so do our conference delegates!

Tuesday 11th June heralded the start of the 3rd Active Learning Network conference here at Sussex. With everything from the use of magic to building metaphors with Lego to walking, standing and crawling to “stand-up pedagogy”, the conference showcased a variety of innovative and engaging active learning methods leaving us with a number of tools… Continue reading It’s not just students who have fun with active learning- so do our conference delegates!

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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

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APT Conference 2017, University of Greenwich

“The future ain’t what it used to be: inventing and re-imagining higher education practice” On 4th July, the fifteenth annual Academic Practice and Technology conference took place at the University of Greenwich. The theme of the conference this year was to explore some of the challenges and opportunities emerging from the changing landscape in Higher… Continue reading APT Conference 2017, University of Greenwich

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Empowering students in a digital age

Are undergraduates taking a backward step in digital learning when they enter Higher Education? For many students, the transition to Higher Education and its onus on independent learning can be a struggle leading to the all-too-frequent question "Do we need to know this for the exam?" being repeated. Working with students to research and investigate… Continue reading Empowering students in a digital age