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Jane Challinor
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Erasmus reflections: the view from home
The old campus of  Universidad de Murcia So - now I'm home, the bags are unpacked and I have filled in my official report for the Erasmus scheme. It is important now to reflect on what has been the value of the exchange and what do I think will change as a ...
The old campus of  Universidad de Murcia So - now I'm home, the bags are unpacked and I have filled in my official report for the Erasmus scheme. It is important now to reflect on what has been the value of the exchange and w...
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Day 3 - el dia de monstruos! #mmtic1
Today I attended a class of trainee infant school teachers. This was the day they were presenting their finished group projects - animated videos about "monsters" to be shown to infant school children. They have had some basic introduction to the necessary ...
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#digilit The experiment draws to a close
A year ago I was involved in two MOOCs - #oldsmooc and #octel - which helped me think about the redesign of my "traditional" study skills module to transform it into a more contemporary digital skills module. At the same time I volunteered to take part in a...
A year ago I was involved in two MOOCs - #oldsmooc and #octel - which helped me think about the redesign of my "traditional" study skills module to transform it into a more contemporary digital skills module. At the same time...
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Learning from my students - and a Twitter tale....
I am reviewing students' final reflective assignments at the moment (on the theme of team work) and I noticed a number of them referring to a specific model ( http://www.team-diagnostics.com/the-model.php ) which I had not seen before. It is a really intere...
I am reviewing students' final reflective assignments at the moment (on the theme of team work) and I noticed a number of them referring to a specific model (http://www.team-diagnostics.com/the-model.php) which I had not seen...
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yes (sigh) the idea of independent learning seems lost somewhere on the far horizon.....
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#FutureEd How we teach shapes what we teach
In last week's videos Cathy Davidson was discussing how teaching and learning is shaped by the technology we use. This seems very apt in the case of my classroom. Typically, the seminar rooms we use in my institution are still set out in rows - facing front...
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Getting the basics right: Atica, the LMS and to mooc or not to mooc
Thursday's first meeting was with the team at ATICA - the ITC support team who manage the LMS. The virtual learning environment at UM runs on an open source platform developed in collaboration with US and UK universities which has all the usual accoutrement...
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Erasmus exchange - Universidad de Murcia
It's been almost a year in the planning - longer if I consider that I have wanted to make an Erasmus staff exchange visit for the past three years - but finally I am here. Why did I want to do this? Well - firstly as a student of the language, it was a goal...
It's been almost a year in the planning - longer if I consider that I have wanted to make an Erasmus staff exchange visit for the past three years - but finally I am here. Why did I want to do this? Well - firstly as a studen...
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and so our year long project evaluating Scale Up, digital skills support and the use of student mentors is coming to an end - what did students say?
Module Evalutaion forms are just in and it is possible now to get a longer view of students' responses to the module. The range of teaching methods used on this module have helped my learning - av= 3.8/5 The NOW (VLE) online ...
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And so the MOOC about the History and future of Higher Education has come to an end. I have actually completed all the assignments, watched all the video lectures and read at least the core text - Now You See It - which was p...
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thanks Catherine - I appreciate your feedback (as a valued member of MY PLN!)
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#FutureEd Learning from my students
OK this isn't empirical research and it isn't statistically significant, but I had an encounter today with four students which stopped me in my tracks and caused me to rethink my approach to rethinking assessment. Assessment is a big theme at the moment  ...
OK -this isn't empirical research and it isn't statistically significant, but I had an encounter today with four students which stopped me in my tracks and caused me to rethink my approach to rethinking assessment. Assessment...
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