Dr Jonathan Floyd’s recent presentation to Education Committee impressed the University’s education enthusiasts so much that a request was passed to me to get in touch and share what he ...
When reading through the Bristol Teaching Award nominations, I was struck by the number of students that mentioned how helpful their lecturers’ use of props had been. Bringing props into ...
I'll admit it's not the most exciting blog title in the world, but this post contains information guaranteed to spice up your seminars, get tongues wagging in tutorials and send ...
When you look back at your time in university, what is it you remember most? You have probably merged a lot of the lectures and seminars into a blurry montage ...
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Adding game design and mechanics to your online content can make it more engaging, motivational and enjoyable. Online educational content is competing with social and entertainment content, and so now ...
This AdvanceHE webinar was chaired by Patrick Baughan with presenters David Carless, Jess Moody and Jess Stokes discussing different aspects. The format of the webinar was that each presenter gave ...
1. Start with an activity. Engage students from the beginning by asking them to write a question they’d like to be answered during the session, drawing a picture of their ...
Inspired by her work as an occupational therapist, Eithne Hunt, a lecturer at University College Cork, has developed an eight-week programme for first year students transitioning to University. She joined ...
Last week I attended an ‘Emergency First Aid at Work’ training course. I had minor concerns about whether I would be able to use the defibrillator correctly (nailed it) and ...
Have you ever attended an event and just thought ‘I wish more people were here to hear this’? That is exactly how I felt all afternoon whilst attending the second ...
Outline of the use of 'Maths Cafes' as an informal opportunity for students to seek peer support on academic work, to supplement delivered sessions. ...
Yesterday, after an excruciating three-week wait, it was the Education Services Charity Bake Off Final. I had made it through to the final after winning my heat (cheese and rosemary ...
Rumour had it that both the teaching and assessment on the third-year English Literature Celebrity Cultures module was pushing boundaries to introduce students to new ways of thinking. Intrigued, I ...
The 2019 Bristol Teaching Awards took place on Wednesday 12th June, with colleagues from across the institution coming together to celebrate the inspiring teaching that takes place at the University. ...
Surely a 2:1 by any other name would be as sweet? Numerical grading of assessments is something that has bothered me for a long time. I’ve had many conversations with ...
Overview of discussions of examples of game based approaches to teaching. ...
The following post was written by Amy Palmer, BILT Digital Resources Officer. Since the launch of BILT in 2017, the implementation of programme-level assessment across the University has been a ...
The following post was written by Amy Palmer, BILT Digital Resources Officer.  In November 2018, I joined my first Dungeons and Dragons group. And now, three months later, I’m leaving. ...
The following post was written by Amy Palmer, BILT Digital Resources Officer. In 2012, the University of Northampton decided to embark on a challenge that would set them apart from ...
Overview of discussions of examples of game based approaches to teaching ...
Three examples of approaches to encourage students to engage in more writing activity. ...
Post discussing a 'Using Games in Teaching' event, which outlines and links to a decision making game called 'Decisions and Disruptions' as and example of the use of games in ...
On Tuesday 26th June, we attended the second annual Faculty of Social Sciences and Law Education and Pedagogy conference in the School of Education. The conference’s title was ‘Evolution or ...