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Team Based Learning Solves Brexit

Well, sort of.

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ESLTIS in Edinburgh

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

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Team Based Learning: Lessons from practice

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

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Team Based Learning Conference

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

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Team Based Learning #1: Motivation

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

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ESLTIS 2018

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

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Active Learning Conference: Sussex, June 2018

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

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Masters programmes in Engineering Management @UniOfBath

Context: this is a blog post describing a new MSc course for 2018. Therefore it is somewhat less objective than my usual posts – I have led the development of this course, and I am very proud of it! In … Continue reading

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Launch of new MSc: Engineering Business Management

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

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Setting up a marking portal in Moodle

This quick post gives a few details on a marking portal using a moodle database, with some useful features. If this interests you, read on

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