"active learning" blog posts

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 9 - the one with the tree house

Posted on: 24 June 2021 | Category: General

Host and Guests in Online Meeting

Episode 9 was recorded on 21st June 2021 with Dr Alice Kim, Dr Ingeborg van Knippenberg, Dr Nathalie Tasler and Dr Virna Rossi. In homage to BBC Radio 4’s ‘Desert Island Discs’, our guests identify their students’ lightbulb moment (when their students ‘were getting it’), a teaching prop or pedagogy to take to their Treasure Islands together with a luxury item off-duty.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 3

Posted on: 15 December 2020 | Category: General

People in Online Meeting

Episode 3 was recorded on 30th Nov 2020 with three guests from the University of Liverpool: Katherine Whitehurst (Comm & Media), Matt Murphy (Mechanical, Materials and Aerospace Engineering) and Matthew Flynn (Music). They all shared their lightbulb moment (when they felt their students were ‘getting it’), an essential teaching prop or pedagogy and one luxury item to relax off duty.

Trying out Hybrid Teaching on Campus

Posted on: 29 September 2020 | Category: General

Students in Seminar Room

Colleagues joined a trial of on-campus teaching to gain first-hand experience of teaching in a socially distanced way, with some participating as remote learners. Please read on to find out our observations with the trial.

Transitioning to Hybrid Active Learning

Posted on: 23 July 2020 | Category: General

Wooden Bridge in the Forest

Please bear with us as we are busy behind the scenes working with the faculty APVCEs to develop further guidance and resources to support you with learning and teaching in 2020/21. This will include supporting two modules per faculty which can be used as examples of hybrid active learning.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 1 (Parts 1 and 2)

Posted on: 17 June 2020 | Category: General

Treasure Chest in the Sand on a Desert Island, with caption: Treasure Island Discs / Pedagogies: One Album, One Teaching Prop and One Luxury Item

The age-old question: if you were stranded on an island what pedagogies would you bring? How might you take your lightbulb moments with your students into next semester’s socially distanced campus, your treasure island? Tune in to our very t(r)opical two-part podcast, inspired by Radio 4’s Desert Island Discs, in which four @LivUni lecturers share their lightbulb moments and treasure island pedagogies.

PollEverywhere User Conference

Posted on: 6 June 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports

Cave Painting

Will Moindrot helped to bring the annual PollEverywhere user conference to Liverpool, and this is his reflection of the day.