From cards, to gaming consoles and table-top family classics, gaming is something I’ve always loved. My favourite genre is the RPG, role-playing game, where you can select an avatar and journey through fantastical worlds in heroic fashion. Puzzles get my brain … Continue reading
The BILT Hackathon first involved us splitting into groups and discussing the main challenges that we as students are finding whilst participating in blended learning. Some challenges we discussed did not affect us all equally, … Continue reading
Beyond the immediate impact on people’s lives and livelihoods, the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has caused a great deal of disruption in how we work. The burden on academics, particularly with respect to teaching, has been considerable. … Continue reading
As we approach the start of the main teaching term I wanted to thank everyone across the university for the enormous efforts you’ve put into designing and creating online and blended teaching for our students. … Continue reading
A collection of ‘recipes’ to try with your students to introduce more active learning activities into your sessions. With a specific focus on digital engagement, this book is a must-have for any lecturer teaching students … Continue reading
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 imagination – I think … Continue reading
Michela Borg is the Educational Development Manager in the Centre for Academic Development and Quality at Nottingham Trent University (NTU). She has been involved in our SCALE-UP work from the beginning. As they embarked on … Continue reading