Talking to Dr Donna Lanclos about active learning, and more – a video interview

Back in June 2017, I had the pleasure of organising the University of Gloucestershire’s inaugural Festival of Learning. The keynote speaker at the event was Dr Donna Lanclos, from UNC Charlotte, who talked with us about active learning, learning spaces, staff development, employability, and more. After the session, I caught up with Donna, and weContinue reading “Talking to Dr Donna Lanclos about active learning, and more – a video interview”

Some LinkedIn advice in response to student questions

I spoke yesterday to one of my colleagues, Lucy Cadbury, who teaches a module on New Media Literacy (which I appear on as a tutor from time to time). Her students had some questions about LinkedIn, and if students, as they graduated, needed to use it, and how best to do so. So she broughtContinue reading “Some LinkedIn advice in response to student questions”

Chatting about cheap tech, breaking things and teaching

When I was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship,┬áthe lovely people at Unit 1 films, on behalf of the University of Gloucestershire, came and bothered me in my office, and asked me, while I as chatting to colleague Dr Adrian┬áLong, about my overall approach to teaching, and the use of technology.   It is only aContinue reading “Chatting about cheap tech, breaking things and teaching”