Yearly Archives: 2016

On Wednesday 7 December the Academic Development Directorate ran a Masterclass with Dr David Roberts from Loughborough University. David has been conducting research for a number of years on Multimedia Learning (MML) and how to create more effective methods of large group teaching. David argues that the ‘orthodoxy of text’ […]

Visionary Learning: ADD Masterclass write-up

The OU have released their latest Innovating Pedagogy report for 2016. The series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. View the 2016 Innovating Pedagogy report This fifth report, produced in collaboration with the […]

OU Innovating Pedagogy 2016

On 10/11/16 I attended the national HEFCE learning gain conference to find out more about what has been happening across the sector in this area of work and to think about what implications it might have for YSJU. Why is there an interest in learning gain? There are many international […]

Learning Gain

This is a guest post written by Charlotte Haines-Lyon, PhD Student in the School of Education. Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo) – “Write like there’s no December” November is not just the month when men grow moustaches, it is also the month of writing. Building on the successful NaNoWriMo , when […]

Academic Writing Month – “Write like there’s no December”

Talking About Teaching: Exploring Graduate Attributes, York St John University, 20th January 2017   TAT is York St John University’s annual Learning & Teaching conference. If you want the opportunity to share good practice with like-minded professionals, to help generate discussion and debate, or wish to present your recent research […]

Talking About Teaching 2017