Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 4

Posted on: 4 January 2021 | Category: General

Host and Four Guests in Online Meeting

Episode 4 was recorded on 3rd Dec 2020 with four guests from the University of Liverpool: Marieke Riethof (Latin American Politics), Chris Barlow (Accounting and Finance), Jennifer Klunder-Rosser (Nursing), and Joel Haddley (Mathematics). 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.


Liverpool Learning Summit Blog Series - Experiences and Reflections

Posted on: 18 December 2020 | Category: General

Liverpool Learning Summit Blog Banner Image

When I was asked to contribute to this blog I thought it’d be good to look back on my experience and share it with you. I moved to the UK 11 years ago as an international student. If I remember it correctly, the first thing I noticed was how reluctant home students were to work with international students. And also, how international students consciously or unconsciously created their own networks.


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.


My Memories of the Check-in Chat Project

Posted on: 8 December 2020 | Category: General

Branch with Red Tree Leaves

Everyone in the world is trapped by the Covid-19 pandemic and it seems that we can only wait and hope that it will soon come to an end. The world has pressed the pause button, and we are all restricted in what we do, wherever we are.


Reflections of an Educational Developer on 2020

Posted on: 8 December 2020 | Category: General

Bubble Reflection of Man and Tree

I started 2020 as a curriculum developer with curriculum design and assessment as my specialty areas. I am ending it with a whole host of other skills that I never imagined I would develop.


Don’t be Afraid of Creating Video Captions this Halloween

Posted on: 28 October 2020 | Category: General

Skeleton Sitting in Chair by Desk

The deceptively daunting task of captioning and transcribing multimedia content is sending shivers down colleague’s spines this term, but help is at hand.


Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 2

Posted on: 2 October 2020 | Category: General

People on Microsoft Teams

Come and tune in to our podcast as four guests from the University of Liverpool are discussing their lightbulb moments with students as we are nearing Semester 1.


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.


Hybrid Active Learning – Support Site is Live on Canvas

Posted on: 6 August 2020 | Category: General

HAL Support Site

The HAL support Canvas site is a 'one-stop shop' for supporting staff for the hybrid delivery from September 2020 onwards.


Transition from New Box View to Bb Annotate for marking of assignments using Bb Assignments in VITAL

Posted on: 6 August 2020 | Category: General

Earlier this year Blackboard Inc (the developers of VITAL) announced the move away from New Box View and the change to Bb Annotate for assignment viewing, marking and grading when using the Blackboard Assignment tool. Testing has now been completed to our satisfaction on this tool on our test server, and the change is due to be implemented, by our suppliers, on VITAL in the week commencing August 10th.


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    Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 4

    Host and Four Guests in Online Meeting

    Posted on: 4 January 2021 | Category: General

    Episode 4 was recorded on 3rd Dec 2020 with four guests from the University of Liverpool: Marieke Riethof (Latin American Politics), Chris Barlow (Accounting and Finance), Jennifer Klunder-Rosser (Nursing), and Joel Haddley (Mathematics). 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.


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