"employability" blog posts

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 23 - the one with the magic boxHost and Guests in Online Meeting

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 23 - the one with the magic box

In Episode 23, our lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, included team roles and skills, allowable weaknesses, facilitating students to ask their own questions, using creativity and playfulness, online collaboration tools as well as using cameras for reflection, and bringing a magic box full of surprises to inspire new connections for learning.

Posted on: 16 January 2023

Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022Buddycheck Logo

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.

Posted on: 20 June 2022

UCISA Digital Capabilities - York 4th - 5th June 2019Mapping of JISC’s digital capability framework with OU’s employability and digital/information literacy strategy by Wendy Mears, Learning and Teaching Librarian, The Open University.

UCISA Digital Capabilities - York 4th - 5th June 2019

Tunde Varga-Atkins attended UCISA’s Digital Capabilities Group’s annual spotlight event on 4-5th June 2019 in York, exploring student, staff and institutional perspectives of developing digital capability. She provided this report.

Posted on: 21 June 2019

SEDA Conference 2019Seda Conference 2019

SEDA Conference 2019

Ceridwen Coulby attended the Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) Spring Conference which took place from May 9th-10th 2019 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Posted on: 31 May 2019