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Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 22 - the one with the card game

Posted on: 5 December 2022 | Category: General

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 22 - the one with the card game

In Episode 22, our lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, included getting students engaged in cases that use personal connections, storytelling, card games where students can overwrite the rules and taking a course/programme-level approach to formative assessment; coming full circle back to campfires to tell, read and create stories that sustain us.

Liverpool Learning Summit 2023: Pre-Event

Posted on: 16 November 2022 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Liverpool Learning Summit 2023: Pre-Event

The University of Liverpool’s popular Learning Summits, which take place every January, are designed to provide a flexible, welcoming and collaborative space to explore innovative teaching practices in Higher Education, discuss pressing concerns or contemporary issues across the sector, and to generally challenge ourselves to think about university education in new or interesting ways – particularly what we can do, as teachers, to help improve our students’ overall experience.

Go Deeper with On Demand Courses

Posted on: 14 July 2022 | Category: General

Go Deeper with On Demand Courses

There are some hidden gems that you might not be aware of which we would like to tell you about. Deep down in your Canvas Dashboard amongst your plethora of courses, you may not have noticed the CIE On Demand course tile.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 21 - the one with the clown

Posted on: 11 July 2022 | Category: General

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 21 - the one with the clown

In Episode 21, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our islands included student-organised conferences, starting learning NOT at the start, getting students to practise assessment of exemplars, authentic learning, branching scenarios, discussion around in-class polling and the importance of having fun whilst learning.

Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022

Posted on: 20 June 2022 | Category: General

Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022

Buddycheck is a peer evaluation tool used to help students to feedback and reflect upon the contribution of themselves and their peers towards groupwork tasks. This can be used to make assessment of groupwork fairer through increased accountability and peer-moderation of grades. It can also be used formatively as a prompt for reflection and source of feedback leading to development of teamwork skills. Buddycheck is intergrated into Canvas, and available for all staff at the University of Liverpool to use.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 20 - the one with the kettle and the mug

Posted on: 10 June 2022 | Category: General

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 20 - the one with the kettle and the mug

In Episode 20, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our islands have included adjusting our teaching to work-based learning, the importance of tea breaks in the staff room, getting students to use their curiosity to construct research problems, mental shortcuts for research projects to agile stationery and co-creating a shared dictionary for teaching.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 19 - the one with the treasure hunt

Posted on: 6 April 2022 | Category: General

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 19 - the one with the treasure hunt

In Episode 19, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our islands have included micro-learning, trauma-informed pedagogy, authentic learning, simulation, portfolio-based dissertations and the importance of creating social spaces for students to open the door fully to their learning potential.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 18 - the one with the podcasts

Posted on: 18 March 2022 | Category: General

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 18 - the one with the podcasts

In Episode 18, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our discussion ranged from the importance of supporting students holistically, the value of blended learning, podcasts as versatile pedagogies, OERs, Self Organised Learning Environments (SOLE) and online engagement frameworks.

CIE are Celebrating Neurodiversity Week

Posted on: 18 March 2022 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

CIE are Celebrating Neurodiversity Week

Neurodiversity Celebration Week is a global event, created to challenge misconceptions regarding neurodiverse individuals and celebrate their unique talents and diverse approaches to thinking and problem solving.

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Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 22 - the one with the card game

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 22 - the one with the card game

Posted on: 5 December 2022 | Category: General

In Episode 22, our lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, included getting students engaged in cases that use personal connections, storytelling, card games where students can overwrite the rules and taking a course/programme-level approach to formative assessment; coming full circle back to campfires to tell, read and create stories that sustain us.

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