Category Archives: Developing skills for higher education

Events: from Dec through to June – online, local and abroad

*Stockport College have heard that they have been successful in their bid to host an HEA seminar.  The theme is about providing ‘fresh feedforward’.  Agreed date is 29th June, 2012… but more on that and the programme nearer the time. HEA … Continue reading

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‘To spoon feed is not to nurture’

*This Times Higher Education piece is on a topic that many of you have raised in discussion…  though it only just touches on the range of issues relating, it’s worth picking up on. [Following up the reference in the article to a … Continue reading

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Teacher Ed: developing assessment & feedback for effective learning

* A Teacher Education Advancement Network event ‘This workshop will be of interest to staff in higher education who would like to develop their assessment practice.  It is aimed at those in teacher education but will be relevant to other … Continue reading

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Latest events news

*SEDA Conference 2011:  Using Technology to Enhance Learning 17–18 November 2011, Birmingham Cost for day delegate rate  £150 to £175 depending on whether you’re an early bird.  More information *I tucked in these two workshops after information about an event for teacher educators … Continue reading

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More workshops, events, activities for the Autumn

* ALT-C tidbits off the table can be pretty juicy…. If you’re not going to the Association for Learning Technology Conference  this week, there are still some rich pickings to be had: Conf abstracts and proceedings – useful links to links… Keynote and invited … Continue reading

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Events for the Autumn… and anticipating ahead

* Supporting professional learning and career development – aligning policy and practice. Seminar organised by the HEA Technology Enhanced Professional Learning Special Interest Group .  8th September, 2011 in Warwick.  Read for more *Mobile Learning Symposium 28th September – London … 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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