Enhancing Staff and Students Partnership in Learning

Facilitator – John Lea In this workshop John will be looking at initiatives aimed at enhancing learning through staff and student partnerships. The workshop will be couched in the context of the University’s Academic Enhancement Framework, with specific reference to

Planning for diversity with Universal Design for Learning

Planning for diversity with Universal Design for Learning

Here at Teesside University we now have a set of inclusivity principles to assist Schools, Departments and the University to plan for diversity across all aspects of the student experience. The adoption of a Universal Design for Learning (UDL) approach will support the creation of flexible ways of learning that also empower learners to develop both inside and outside the classroom…

Promoting Learning through Feedback

This one hour workshop will focus on how staff can work smarter, using a range of tools to provide feedback to students that is meaningful for their learning (including Turnitin and Grademark, feedback sheets, exemplar answers and peer feedback). To

My Degree, My Future: An LTE Conference

My Degree, My Future: An LTE Conference

The Oxford English Dictionary definition of Conference is “a formal meeting of people with a shared interest”, an apposite description of the Learning and Teaching Enhancement Conference on 16th March 2017. Students and staff from Teesside University and its partner colleges met to discuss employability and student futures, and it was great to see so many people engaged with this agenda…

Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference 2010 – Swansea

Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference 2010 – Swansea

For the last few days I’ve been in Swansea for the first Blackboard Teaching & Learning Conference, a 3 day event hosted by Swansea University. Focused on innovation and looking forward, the conference had almost 50 presentations from institutions around the world and from Blackboard themselves, in this post I’ll be writing about some of the presentations I saw during the conference.