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  1. amiddlet50

    Ritual in the learning environment

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    In this post I explore what is meant by ritual in relation to the teaching and learning experience and, as we reset our post-pandemic classrooms, why we should care. Given that there is little obligation to care, beyond a notion … Continue reading ?
  2. amiddlet50

    Unified Active Learning – our commitment to #activelearning wherever and however we access learning

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    I am in reflective mode – it’s summer 2021 and in the West we’re trying to get over the pandemic, catch our breath, and decide what we value, what we have done, what changes will stick. It is both a … Continue reading ?
  3. amiddlet50

    Transparency, turbulence, ambiguity and uncertainty in #activelearning

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    “One student’s safe uncertainty is another student’s chaotic nightmare.” (Orr & Shreeve, 2018) Based on research I conducted with others into student satisfaction of learning (Heaton et al., 2015), being clear with students about what is expected of them has … Continue reading ?
  4. amiddlet50

    Mapping my learning: visualising not just being visual

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    A few posts ago I thought through some ideas about using metaphorical maps as a way of navigating learning. I want to pursue this here to discover further intersections and connections, especially as we gear up for the collaborative inquiry … Continue reading ?
  5. amiddlet50

    Being part of something – having a sense of presence #activelearning

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    The idea of ‘being’ is about presence and is central to an active learning philosophy. It reflects two things: personal identity and social presence in the learning environment. Lehman and Conceicao (2010) describe this as ‘being there’ and ‘being together’. … Continue reading ?
  6. amiddlet50

    Learning Spaces twilight walk on #ActiveLearning on Thursday – join us! #SpaceTwalk2020 #ALN

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    This is a reminder that this Thursday from 4pm-6pm (UK) our Active Learning Network at Anglia Ruskin University is conducting a learning space walk (#SpaceTwalk2020) and we encourage you to join us from wherever you are – walking in parallel … Continue reading
  7. amiddlet50

    Space Walk #Twalk #ALN #activelearning

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    Active Learning Network – Space Walk 16 January 2020, 16:00 – 18:00 GMT Our Active Learning Network satellite group will be taking part in a Space Walk at Anglia Ruskin University and we hope others in the sector will join … Continue reading
  8. amiddlet50

    Co-creation and epistemic fluency – the real legacy of Web 2.0 and social media for learning

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    Tomorrow’s professionals will require an enhanced capacity for collaboration, co-operation and creative thinking (Markauskaite and Goodyear, 2016). Mclaughlan & Lodge (2019) draw parallels between epistemic fluency and design thinking to position the design studio as a relevant pedagogical model with an … Continue reading
  9. amiddlet50

    Attitudes, dispositions and learner maturity

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    I ran a series of workshops with an academic department last week. One of the key themes was the need to focus more on those learning outcomes that address learning and graduate capability. Our context was the challenge of engaging … Continue reading
  10. amiddlet50

    Global #Twalkday

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    Global #Twalkday Wednesday 3rd October 2018 Theme: Doing, being, becoming, belonging and connecting Time: 3pm GMT (but options for other time zones to be decided) What is Twalkday? The Twalk will be co-ordinated globally and is planned to coincide with … Continue reading
  11. amiddlet50

    Researching academic innovation to foster belonging

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      I am working with an innovative subject group at the moment who have done much to foster student belonging. They have a long list of small recent and current initiatives intended to develop a cohesive disciplinary identity. Previously, they … Continue reading
  12. amiddlet50

    Friendship and the classroom

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    I attended a seminar today given by my colleague Emma Heron. I was fortunate enough to mentor Emma through a year-long research project looking at the role of friendship in the student experience. It was good to catch up today … Continue reading

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