Do we write our students off as heroes or zeroes?

It's very easy to 'decide' whether students look like they're worth the extra effort or not, but as Tansy Jessop has always said (notably in the PGCLTHE teaching), all students can learn, so I was really interested to see this article: That evening at the Queen's Hall I realised something about my own profession with great clarity. We who teach in further or higher education often look at the students who aren't applying themselves and…

The impact of lecture capture on student performance @UOBETT

I have just received an email from the ALT list, from Dr John Couperthwaite, Manager of the Educational Technology Team (Uni of Birmingham), who is undertaking research into the impact of lecture capture on student performance. He notes "As with many educational studies, there is a significant degree of variability in the results no doubt as a result of differing methodological approaches and other extraneous factors", but that there is a growing field of research,…