Category: 2017

Festival 2017 Overview video, and keynote interview

Now the dust has settled after the 2017 Festival of Learning here at the University of Gloucestershire, and our thoughts begin to turn to the next incarnation, I thought I’d share this video from the event (with some…

Gallery from #GlosLearn17

While you can read some of my initial reflections on my blog, this post is to show some of the atmosphere from the event, via a picture gallery.. (click to enlarge an image).

Festival of Learning Exhibition – winners!

The University of Gloucestershire’s eLearning initiative, which is ongoing, has provided funding and advice to a number of projects over the last year or so. At the Festival of Learning in June 2017, a number of these projects…

Storify of the day..

Thanks to all who attended yesterday: while we still await the outcomes from our formal evaluation – I personally found the day really interesting, and really appreciated the active engagement of the colleagues and visitors who attended. If…

Neil Gilbride previews ‘Translating the principles of effective classroom pedagogy to a distance learning model ‘

A little preview – for the paper: Translating the principles of effective classroom pedagogy to a distance learning model (Neil Gilbride, Chris Jones and Lynda Kay)

Keynote Update!

As the event near, the keynote speaker, Dr Donna Lanclos, Associate Professor for Anthropological Research at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, has sent us a fuller title – which should give a sense of what topics she will be exploring…

Interview with Andrea McGowan, about her talk..

At the Festival, Andrea McGowan will present on: How students learn in the context of writing. I asked her some questions… Who are you / what do you do? I am Andrea McGowan. I’ve been working with the…

Interview with Professor Melissa Raphael about her Presentation: ‘Using Visual Art in Teaching and Learning’

For the Lightning Presentation section of the event, Melissa is presenting a session entitled: Using Visual Art in Teaching and Learning. I asked her about the session. Q1: Who are you / what do you do? A1: I’m Melissa Raphael, Professor of…

Ros O’Leary and Sabina Fiebig-Lord talking about their paper

For the paper Teaching excellence and inclusivity: have we got it right at Gloucestershire? (Sabina Fiebig-Lord, Hannah Grist and Ros O’Leary), I interviewed two of the team members, as they told me about their session.

Dr Alex Masardo previews his paper..

In preparation for hearing Alex’s paper False Equivalence? Differences in the post-16 qualifications market and outcomes in higher education, I asked him some questions: