Recently I've been trying to make chemistry and biology sessions for my undergrads a little more interesting. I've started experimenting with the inclusion of some AR in my lectures to try and aid visual learners to see what I'm talking about, and kinesthetic learners a chance to 'have a go' and interact with an object. … Continue reading Experimenting with AR and teaching
I wanted to write something about my philosophy of assessments. I use my assessments to encourage exploration of the subject and to direct learning. Although, there are some restraints in that I have to show that learning outcomes have been met and show competency (professional programme lecturer here). But, there are ways to encourage learning … Continue reading A quick one on assessments
This is somewhere I have wanted to go for a long time. I knew that would be passing when we went away for the weekend so made a little time for a visit. Even though I'd like to talk about the aquarium (which is pretty amazing), I need to keep on the TEL topic I … Continue reading The Deep/Hull
High Fidelity Simulation: Using technology to enhance simulation in Paramedic Practice SOLSTICE Conference 2019 – Edge Hill University – Presentation A demonstration of Advanced Life Support in an Immersive Environment and presentation of the technology used to increase the formative assessment potential and student experience of immersive simulation and digital devices used to create this … Continue reading SOLSTICE 2019 – Edge Hill University
On my way through the Scottish Highlands for a Puffin watching trip to Handa Island, I was told to pop into this little brown cafe to the side of the road. This was only a flying visit, a quick look in the shop and to have a play in a sandbox. To call it a … Continue reading TEL AR in an unlikely Geo Park
'I can't remember my password' is a common complaint, and also 'I just use something simple so I don't forget' or 'I use the same password for each website', or the absolutely horrific 'I use three passwords so I try each one'. There is a simpler way.... How about the use of an algorithm? A … Continue reading Powerful passwords
I attended a conference with Salford ONECPD yesterday on Driving Technology in Higher Education. One of the topics that was discussed by Lawrence Lilley was the difference between Digital Skills and Digital Literacy. And this made sense. The idea was that you could teach someone to use Word, but would they be able to use … Continue reading Digital ability
If I had one 'go to' app it would be OneNote. Other thank Outlook and Skype, I have it open all the time. For academics, I think collaboration is an important skill that is underestimated. Within our team I share a lot of administrative bits for my modules using OneNote. Lesson plans, sessions, assessment notes. … Continue reading OneNote
YouTube Live Stream – CTTE College, Chennai, India A webinar aimed at students in the CTTE College, India as a part of a collaborative series of webinars.
Simulation: Scoping Potential Future Synergies SOLSTICE Conference 2018 – Edge Hill University – Presentation A presentation and discussion on TEL in simulation, collaboration and Inter-Professional Learning opportunities, international collaboration and field-based simulation.