Category Archives: innovation
Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship (#ESLTIS19) was held this year in the wonderful Edinburgh Napier (July 18-19 2019) (photo credit: Tracey Madden) Another great conference for those involved with teaching and learning in HE. Highlights for me included: A … Continue reading
At the end of 2018, I posted upbeat blog on Team Based Learning. Having now delivered two major units in TBL style, it is high time to post some of my reflections on the topic. Quick summary: I am still … Continue reading
Tampa, Florida, 13-15 March 2019 Last week I was lucky enough to attend the annual gathering of the Team Based Learning (TBL) Collaborative. In summary, the themes including leading educational change (not just TBL) in an institution, trends including TBL … Continue reading
This semester, I have been experimenting with Team Based Learning; I am really happy with the outcome so have decided to write a series of blog posts about it. Continue reading
ESLTIS (Enhancing Student Learning Through Innovative Scholarship) is a learning and teaching conference – in its 4th year (and I have gone to all of them) this year it was in Bristol and the theme was ‘transitions’. This applies to … Continue reading
Conference summary : meetup with lots of folks passionate about active learning of various forms; this report contains my overall impression plus a list of those ideas I thought worth further consideration including: agile scenario construction; study of emergent network … Continue reading
A couple of weeks ago I went to Thailand to launch our new MSc programme on Engineering Business Management. This has been consuming most of my summer, it’s shaping up to be quite an exciting development (in my view anyway) and … Continue reading
From July 19-21 I was in the beautiful city of Sheffield attending #ESLTIS2017 (Enhancing Student Learning through Innovative Scholarship). It was great to connect again with a national community of teaching focussed academics. There were some interesting talks although for … Continue reading
On Friday I went to the FutureLearn Academic Network (FLAN) meeting in Milton Keynes to present my work with Bath Mechanical Engineering graduate Simon Coton.
On Monday 7 November, I went to the Sustainable Innovation conference at the Centre for Sustainable Design in Epsom. The theme of the conference was “Circular Economy” which ties in very nicely with my teaching and research on #itmbath.