‘Too Detailed and Prescriptive’

Experts have raised “serious concerns” about new requirements for lecturer training. The proposals, set out by the Higher Education Academy, are “too detailed and prescriptive” and could be counterproductive, staff in the field have warned. Plans to revise the UK Professional Standards Framework were published by the HEA in November after the Browne Review called […]

Using and creating sustainable learning and teaching resources (21st February 2011)

The course below looks fascinating, but I’m teaching: Summary It is increasingly tempting, when creating teaching and learning resources, to ‘borrow’ images and other teaching and learning resources from the internet and elsewhere. ‘Open educational resources’ is a term for original resources which are shared under licence. Aims This workshop will cover the dos and […]

A teaching qualification for all…

Craig Mahoney says he’ll do things ‘differently and better’ to prove HEA’s value, Rebecca Attwood hears The new head of the Higher Education Academy has vowed to convince vice-chancellors of the value of his organisation by making it more “efficient” and “focused” and by producing strong evidence of the impact of its work on the […]

Transforming Higher Education Through Technology Enhanced Learning

Publisher: Higher Education Academy Publication Date: 23-12-2009 Description The Higher Education Academy published the book Transforming Higher Education Through Technology Enhanced Learning in December 2009. Although the book has its genesis in the e-learning Benchmarking & Pathfinder Programme led by the Higher Education Academy from 2005-2008 readers will find that the book contains a thought-provoking […]

LLAS E-Learning Symposium 2010

Yesterday, I went to the second day of the LLAS ‘E-Learning Symposium’. Generally an interesting day, and I made some good local contacts. All sessions were recorded, and can be seen here. Below are the sessions that I attended. Some further notes on Professor Wendy Hall‘s talk, and the Worcester session. Twitter for educational purposes: […]