Episode 11: Experiential learning: Adapting a field trip-based module at speed

In this episode, Alison Stowell from the Department of Organisation, Work and Technology at Lancaster University Management School, talks about her reflections of adapting an experiential learning module at speed as a result of the lockdown caused by Covid19. The experiential learning for this module was initially based upon a field trip. https://open.spotify.com/episode/1ppxH5mBy0secLEP5ltA3V Further references and reading mentioned Green … Continue reading Episode 11: Experiential learning: Adapting a field trip-based module at speed

Episode 10 – Suddenly distant: Reflections on delivering a history conference online

Corinna Peniston-Bird from the Department of History at Lancaster University reflects upon how she and her colleague Mark Hurst from the History Department rapidly moved a postgraduate taught student conference to be delivered remotely. Corinna's reflections provide some insights into good practices and considerations for running remote conferences no matter the subject or discipline. Steps were taken in order to … Continue reading Episode 10 – Suddenly distant: Reflections on delivering a history conference online

Episode 9 – Creativity in the sciences: using hybrid online-in person teaching strategies for resilient education

In this episode, Amanda Rasmussen, an assistant professor and plant ecophysiologist in the Faculty of Sciences at the University of Nottingham, talks about how she used hybrid online, in-person teaching strategies to create a more resilient educational experience. Part of this hybrid approach involved students using a modern collaboration system (MS Teams) for group work and … Continue reading Episode 9 – Creativity in the sciences: using hybrid online-in person teaching strategies for resilient education

Episode 8 – Reflections upon on MS Teams

In this episode, Helen Meek, a Senior Teaching Fellow the Department of Marketing at the Lancaster University Management School, reflects on how she integrated in Microsoft Teams in the autumn of 2019 onto a 3rd year marketing consultancy project module. The initial change came from a need to move from Box where students and staff normally … Continue reading Episode 8 – Reflections upon on MS Teams

Episode 7 – The human connection component of digital learning

In this episode, a colleague from the US, Tara Chavez, joins us to talk about reflections on the importance of the human connection component of digital learning and why it is important to keep this in mind. Tara also touches upon being aware of compassion fatigue during times of crisis and how this is relevant … Continue reading Episode 7 – The human connection component of digital learning

Episode 6 – Hopes, fears and opportunities

By reflecting upon their past and recent experiences of blended and fully online education within the context of developing an academic program, Lancaster Executive MBA Programme Director and Senior Teaching Fellow Emma Watton and Senior Teaching Fellow Randall Zindler share their thoughts on some of the hopes, fears and opportunities that blended and digital education can … Continue reading Episode 6 – Hopes, fears and opportunities

Episode 5 – Personal connections: how audiovisual feedback increases students’ understanding

Staff might want to provide feedback that goes beyond the written text alone. Sascha Stollhans talks about the reasons he has used audiovisual feedback over the past few years, how students and staff engage with this type of feedback and how he does this. Sascha is a Senior Teaching Associate in German Studies in the Department of … Continue reading Episode 5 – Personal connections: how audiovisual feedback increases students’ understanding

Episode 4 – Shifting face-to-face exams for online delivery

In this two-part episode, Sandra Nolte and Steven Young from the Accounting & Finance Department of the Lancaster University Management School talk through the steps that they took to shift exams designed for face-to-face delivery for delivery online while ensuring students' access and welfare. In the Part 2, to be aired at a later date, Sandra … Continue reading Episode 4 – Shifting face-to-face exams for online delivery