We have got news for you >>> A triple Golden Tweeter Award!!!

Originally posted on #LTHEchat:
Dear #LTHEchat friends, We have have got news for you. We are delighted to announce a triple Golden Tweeter Award!  This is the very first one of its kind and so very well deserved. Keep reading 😉 The triple Golden Tweeter Award goes to our exiting #LTHEchat organising team from Jan…

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WOOP

This contribution to your abbreviation bingo vocabulary is all about productivity. Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions Also known as WOOP (Wish, Outcome, Obstacle, Plan) is something I just stumbled across when trying to–once again–find new hacks to encourage The Brain to stop with procrastination. I know, I know bit late to he WOOP game. Wish: […]

The Narrative Arch as Curriculum Design Tool

Course Planning Revisited A brief touch base, now that the course ran its second iteration, with a full participation list initial post * . You might remember that we adapted Freytag’s narrative arch to develop a framework for curriculum planning–rather humorous since Freytag’s pyramid is considered particularly helpful when writing dramas. However, so far it […]

SoTL is not a Concept

So I am currently undertaking a bit of background reading around Scholarship (scholarly activities aka scholarship sans publication) and SoTL. AdvanceHE put forward in their recommendation: SoTL needs to be discussed and made explicit as a concept to generate some institutional consensus on its usefulness to enhance practices’ (p.8) Fanghanel, J., Pritchard, J., Potter, J., […]

Active Learning and Christmas Festivities

Originally posted on #LTHEchat:
Active Learning and Disruptive Pedagogies In this #LTHEChat, we would like to explore the disruptive potential of active learning.   It is probably easier to define what active learning is not, than what it is. While a concise definition for active learning remains elusive, during our Active Learning course, we have bought into Kovbasyuk and Blessinger’s (2013) ‘vision of education’ as an ‘open meaning-making process’; the interaction between the teacher, student and…