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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Episode 3 – How to create and maintain engagement with first year students

In episode 2, Brian Gregory talks about a few ways he has used over the last few weeks to diversify and maintain engagement with first year students, one of which was a fireside chat style of conversation. Brian teaches entrepreneurship and strategy at the Lancaster University Management School.

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Episode 2 – Transitioning from in-person to virtual workshops (without much notice)

In episode 2 of Digital Education Practices, Jonathan Menary from the Lancaster Environment Centre talks about how he and his team had to transform in-person workshops into virtual workshops at short notice through quick and open thinking.

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Episode 1 – Digital Education Practices Podcast Launch

In this initial episode, I set out why I am launching the Digital Education Practices: What works? podcast. I talk briefly about the inspiration for this podcast, its purpose and give a few resources and tips for moving to digital education quickly.  My role in brief First and foremost, I am a pedagogue who co-develops pedagogy-informed curricula, programmes ...