After attending a presentation on Students as Partners in Enhancing Digital Teaching and Learning (EDTL) by Maynooth University, I’ve been reflecting on the benefits of authentic student partnerships and how ...
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 ...
Details the Creative Futures open unit which explores futures studies from radically different perspectives: how designers and leaders create visions for the future and how these visions help shape more ...
We are delighted to invite you to the annual BILT conference! This year's BILT conference will explore how different connections have been established and nurtured, both in-person and online, and ...
This case study shares an approach to 'authentic' learning using an example from a unit I direct for first-year Innovation students at the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (the Centre). ...
Engaged Learning involves students working with an external organisation on a real-world problem, as part of the curriculum. ...
This map has been designed to make it easier for students and staff to find units that include elements of authentic learning. It includes everything from integrated assessment to real-world ...
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Opportunities to apply learning to real-world contexts and challenges help to prepare students for life and work beyond university. ...
When I heard the Science of Happiness course was being made available, I was immediately curious. Not only did Bruce Hood’s course offering provide the prospect of doing something to cheer me up during lockdown, but because I’ve spent ...
 “The value of authentic activity is not constrained to learning in real-life locations and practice, but that the benefits of authentic activity can be realized through careful design of Web-based ...
'And that's a wrap...' “I'm just sitting here, I ain't saying much I just think And my eyes don't move left or right they just blink” I thought I’d start ...
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 ...
Emerging Engineers So before we go any further, a serious health warning, if you are the sort of person who feels the need to reach for the sick bucket whenever ...
Amy Palmer, Toby Roberts and Marnie Woodmeade all visited James Norman's 'The Office' project and have shared their experiences below. Amy's reflection: I’d been looking forward to visiting James’ ‘Just ...
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'A reading week special’ Depending on when you are reading this it is either reading week, or it is the Friday before reading week. Either way happy reading week*. Now ...
'Funding' This week in my blog I would like to talk about funding. How have I funded my office project? Now, before we go any further, I would like to ...
'All kinds of feedback' A few months ago, I was sat in a conference when I got an email from one of the heads of department asking me if I ...
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Authentic Learning So, this week I want to talk about Authentic Learning. Hopefully you had a chance to look at the paper I mentioned by Marilyn M. Lombardi on ‘Authentic ...
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'Space... ' At some point in Spring 2018 I went for an interview to be a BILT Fellow in Assessment and Feedback. All went well and I was offered a ...
What the flip is flipped teaching? I love lecturing. It’s awesome. I get that nervous excitement beforehand, like an actor or musician about to perform – it fires up my ...
Dear reader, My name is Marnie Woodmeade, I am a fresh-faced Student Fellow working on the ‘challenge-led, authentic learning’ project. The reason I took on this project is fairly simple: ...
The Office opens for business (learning) Last Thursday evening as I sat on the train heading home I reflected on my day. It had been a variety of things, exhausting, ...