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  1. rowan_peter (Rowan Peter)

    AI106, DS106 & GITS – it’s about friendship and love

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    Discovering AI106 (DS106) was running again in 2024 gave me pause for thought. My pause wasn’t just on its theme of artificial intelligence or the Week 1 assignment of getting some inspiration by watching AI related films or reading AI-themed fiction, but also Paul Bond’s Ghosts of future past blog post. You had me at … Continue reading AI106, DS106 & GITS – it’s about friendship and love ?
  2. amiddlet50

    Absence of detail and the value of ambiguity in art and education

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    This post pulls together ideas about the value of ambiguity and space in art and education by drawing upon my diverse experiences as educator, artist, and musician. It wanders! In some ways, it is about creating room to wander. I hope you it connects with your own wanderings. Continue reading ?
  3. amiddlet50

    Conversation-base #activelearning – exploiting the differences between dialogue and debate

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    Active learning is essentially conversational – a ‘to-ing and fro-ing’ of ideas, whether this is a collaborative exchange or personal cogitation and reflection. Pedagogically, there is a lot to exploit here. I was recently involved in a discussion about the … Continue reading ?
  4. amiddlet50

    Structure and memory-mapping in #activelearning

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    The idiom ‘from pillar to post’ both indicates the role of structure in a journey and cautions that substance, purpose and clarity are needed if an experience is to be fruitful. In the previous post, I discussed divergence and convergence … 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

    Feedback: where learning begins #activelearning

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    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 … Continue reading ?
  7. ricardo

    CT101 Reflection

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    Hey guys! This semester has been great. I enjoyed looking at all of your creations and I wish you the best. You guys can check out my Reflection Blog post about CT101 –> Here I will be talking about my favorite assignments, what I liked about ...
  8. amiddlet50

    Holistic model of active learning for integrated employability #activelearning

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    You may be aware that I changed job this year and I now have the privilege of leading work in support of Anglia Ruskin University’s Active Curriculum Framework. It was the institutional commitment to active learning in its Education Strategy … Continue reading
  9. amiddlet50

    Active listening for active learning

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    Active Listening sketchnote by Claudio Advocates of active learning must consider the active learning space from many perspectives. For example, I tend to think about space experientially, creating a picture in my own mind of a space that is used … Continue reading
  10. amiddlet50

    A Dependency-Autonomy model for personal and professional development planning

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    The challenge of framing employability in relation to personal and professional development planning has been a constant consideration for the team I am leading to support an integrated view of employability in the curriculum. The natural inclination of academics, in … Continue reading
  11. amiddlet50

    A place for imagining – blue skies under the tree canopy

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    Myself and a colleague have some difficult thinking to do this week. Exciting thinking, but difficult nevertheless. So, we could book out a teaching room lined with whiteboards for the day and see what happens, but that feels too ‘inward’ … Continue reading
  12. @tabbycat07

    It’s Movie Time

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    So far this week, we have been learning about motion pictures and how to analyze and edit them. Started it out by reading a short piece by film critic, Robert Ebert. Lights! Cameras! Action! I genuinely enjoyed his essay. I thought the article would be dry and just spouting out random facts about film analyzing, Read More

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