"active learning" blog posts

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 16 - the one with the knots

Posted on: 26 January 2022 | Category: General

Host and Guests in Online Meeting

In Episode 16, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, we talked about being responsive to our students’ needs, and going back to basics if need be, the pedagogy of kindness, the role of lectures and the importance of listening as part of the learning process.


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

Posted on: 24 June 2021 | Category: General

Host and Guests in Online Meeting

In Episode 9, ungrading, threshold concepts, the Balloon Academy - lots of pedagogies and lightbulb moments resonated in today’s discussion. A common theme was linking learning to anything to do with moving and making.


Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 3 - the one with all the Ms

Posted on: 15 December 2020 | Category: General

People in Online Meeting

In Episode 3, an episode of Ms, Mathew, Matt and Katherine share various student-centred and collaborative learning inspired lightbulb moments and teaching props.


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.