1. amiddlet50

    Learning Spaces Iceberg


    This infographic represents the complexity of learning space discourse and points to the experiential value of the ‘hidden depths’ where the space is least understood because it is least represented and least visible – who are the advocates for the non-formal experience in which the agency and spatial literacy of …

  2. amiddlet50

    Feedback: where learning begins #activelearning

    Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com

    While the title of this post is intentionally contentious, it allows me to reflect on one or two recent discussions and reinforce some key ideas about active learning design, especially in the context of ‘unified’ active learning (UAL): how it is recorded and how activity …

  3. amiddlet50

    What is co-operative learning?


    I was asked by the Co-operative College: ‘what do I understand by the term co-operative learning?’ My response will sit alongside others in an introductory online course on co-operative education. Here’s my answer to the question.

    Flipgrid video version: https://flipgrid.com/s/bd52e0344b99

    As a developer I often work with University academics and …

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    Teacher? Or what..?


    based on Photo by Akson on Unsplash

    I have an activity in a session I run on active learning where I ask ‘what is the role of the teacher in the active classroom?’ and ask people to come up with better suggestions than ‘teacher’ to describe the role. Giving the …

  5. amiddlet50

    Tables, chairs, co-operation #activelearning


    4 chairs supporting one table representing co-operation!

    I have had a very fruitful day working with the Co-operative College in Manchester exploring our thinking about co-operative learning. I am proud to say that we produced this sculpture in response to a learning activity led by Cassie Earle who took us …

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    Identity and the D3BsC Model – a briefing


    This post allows me to encapsulate ideas discussed here previously in a form that I hope is useful to you whether you are an academic or educational developer. It presents the D3BsC model in the form of a useful framework intended to support thinking about identity and how educators can …

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    Space Walk #Twalk #ALN #activelearning

    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 us by following the same walk – but on their …

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