Recent Posts

Emergence

I am going on walks every day, often Nordic Walking–which in Scotland earns me strange looks and the occasional comment. As spring takes hold and the days become longer, if not necessarily warmer, I was thinking about emergence. As educators we are used to being in an autopoietic state (Kidd, 2015), but the process of […]

pink cherry blossoms

GardenMoments

As a little relief from remote working and self isolation sharing some photos from the garden and my daily walk, but also house plants. There have been a couple of articles making the rounds lately that indicate the postive impact of plants and house plants on mental health: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=949 https://www.psychologytoday.com/gb/blog/cravings/201909/11-ways-plants-enhance-your-mental-and-emotional-health But without further ado the […]

Remote Working Survival Kit

Workout from Home (YouTube link embedded) A link to an article with 12 virtual museums’ tours (opens in new tab) https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours My favourite anti-couch-potatoe measure Spotify and my dance around the house playlist (embedded) For some professional HE input If you want some professional support follow various Twitter Hashtags such as #LTHEchat #OnlineLearning #onlinepivot #pivotonline […]

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…

a scarabaei ceramic beetle on a desk in front of image in the background blurred a person writing

Coaching Supervision: and Course Development

An accidental insight. I had the opportunity to obtain coaching supervision, and this session led to a profound insight about one of my postgraduate courses: Creative Pedagogies for Active Learning. Brief background: The course has only been in its second iteration, after a complete restructure, and the first year went really well. However, the second […]