Category Archives: Scholarly activity

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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Events: Digital Literacies Workshop…an LSRN Research event…the LSIS Northwest Road Show

*JISC Developing Digital Literacies Workshop November 4th.  Organised by JISC /  JISC RSC Wales and running across three locations  at the same time (via video conf) – the most northwesterly of the venues is actually not so far away from Chester (left a … Continue reading

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More Autumn fruits (resources etc)

*A really juicy resource for the Autumn is the latest e Assessment newsletter, of the e Assessment association.  There’s loads to pick up on here.  I’ve made some choice selections (below – with big thanks to the newsletter team, particularly … Continue reading

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Resource spot: research support, fdf, cartoon archives

*Research support There’s a newly released collection from the Higher Education Academy to support colleagues in HE in FE entitled ‘Data Handling resources’ [my feeling is that this low key title doesn’t do this excellent collection justice!] Well worth a look – and … Continue reading

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Fuel for Autumn thinking and more resources

*Making Google accessible – take a look *Thinking about ways to capture learner voice and reflection? Food for thought in this YouTube video – ‘…thoughts, feelings and experiences captured in a series of visual metaphors. The evolving graphic record is painted in … Continue reading

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Assisted places for FE / Learning and Skills sector at ALT-C

ALT (The Association for Learning Technology) has secured a small grant to enable up to 10 individuals working for learning providers in the English learning and skills sector including FE colleges to attend ALT-C 2011 at a favourable rate, alongside registering … Continue reading

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More events…events …events… May, June, July…

*There’s a free event going on in Edinburgh on May 20th  – Open for Education (free tools, services and resources) – but Scotland is not as close as it should be (well to us in the Northwest anyway! :-)) and if you can’t … Continue reading

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