Supporting International PGT Students through Informal Learning Spaces

My talk about supporting international PGT students through Informal learning spaces won the price for best presentation at the 8th Learning and Teaching Conference at the University of Glasgow. Prezi Slides with all the Links for the Presentation https://prezi.com/embed/jcbnlmm6mw2l/?bgcolor=ffffff&lock_to_path=1&autoplay=0&autohide_ctrls=0# Abstract Presenter:         Nathalie Sheridan, Student Learning Service Literature (Briggs et al, 2012) suggests that students experience cultural displacement … Continue reading Supporting International PGT Students through Informal Learning Spaces

Radiography, Gallery of Modern Art & International Students

The Issue I wanted my students, to take ownership of ‘how’ they use English in their presentations, instead of just focussing on bringing content across any-which-way. As master students the class are all professionals, used to present and speak in front of peers. However, translating this confidence into a different language is challenging—I am speaking … Continue reading Radiography, Gallery of Modern Art & International Students

Vulnerability, Possibility thinking and Resilience

Connecting the Dots: Culture of Vulnerability, Possibility Thinking & Resilience Friday thoughts in three dots I am currently working on a couple of projects and research ideas. Some of the conceptual considerations came (more or less) together this morning. Mind you this post is the mind-mappingly drafting of a draft in an attempted linear form. … Continue reading Vulnerability, Possibility thinking and Resilience