Monthly Archives: February 2011

Stamp collecting in Moodle… A motivator? Could you use it as part of assessment?

We’ve an online session this Thursday on Stamp Collecting in Moodle. University Centre Blackburn College are exploring this idea and invite you to join in.  The stamps (pictures with comments) can be given to students in response to a range of activities … Continue reading

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Resources – collecting evidence; critical thinking; Jorum’s latest pick…and more

*I went to a workshop the other week on Critical Thinking – led by Jenny Moon of the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice.  If you’re not already familiar with her work it’s well worth taking a look at the … Continue reading

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Moodle gems

There’s a host of online sessions in the pipeline for the coming months –  intended to hit the spot without causing major upheaval to your day.  They’ll last anything between 45 mins to an hour and will be available afterwards as recordings. First off, we have … Continue reading

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Academic Writing Workshop

*Do you want to develop your academic writing towards publication? There are plans for a workshop – perhaps a series of workshops –  to give you support.  Tell us what you need, let us know if you’ve got something you can offer. See … Continue reading

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A couple of incentives from ESCalate

*ESCalate (the HE Academy subject centre for Education) still have running their HOT TOPIC funding scheme, where you share an idea about enhancing teaching and learning or share an exciting initiative and they send you £50 in book tokens.  Find out more.  … Continue reading

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Employability and Enterprise in Education

*Student conference – [for staff and students working in all fields] Employability and Enterprise in Education.  At Liverpool Hope University.  11th April.  Costs £25.  Read more. ‘We’re inviting students and academics who are interested in leading a session, to submit an … Continue reading

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Teacher Ed news and opportunities

*  Workshop for teacher education in FE – see earlier note.  March 18th in Lancaster.  Free.    *Becoming a Teacher Educator ‘The workshop provides a challenging perspective on the pedagogy of teacher education and on the place of scholarship and … Continue reading

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