That Higher Education is in a period of transformation is a moot point. The COVID:19 pandemic has resulted in a period of rapid digital transformation for universities all around the globe. However, this rapid change has created positive and negative effects on student learning and experience, and some changes will be short-lived and others long-lasting….
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Seminar – Nadine Cavigioli, Deputy Programme Manager, lifelong Learning Centre, University of Leeds. Nadine will be talking about the findings from her recent EdD research, ‘Non-traditional’ at an elite university: Exploring the lived experiences of mature part-time undergraduates using an online peer support community’.
More details to follow as soon as possible.
Seminar- ‘Learning analytics and wellbeing’, Samantha Ahern, Learning Technology Project Officer, UCL
Seminar – ‘Dashboards’ Dr Liz Bennett, Director of Teaching and Learning for the School of Education and Professional Development, University of Huddersfield.
The next meeting of the FutureLearn Academic Network (FLAN) will take place on Wednesday 11 September 2019 at the University of Leeds in conjunction with the University Centre for Research in Digital Education. This event is for FutureLearn partner members.
More information to follow soon, including exciting keynote speaker announcement, programme and sign-up page
CENTRE FOR RESEARCH IN DIGITAL EDUCATION RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM THURSDAY 16th MAY 2019 9am – 3pm PROGRAMME 9am – Registration and refreshments 9:30-10:30 Keynote: Innovating Pedagogy, Dr Rebecca Ferguson, Open University 10:30-11:00 Facilitated group discussion 11:00 Refreshments 11:30 – 12:30 Research presentations from Leeds colleagues (staff and research students) 12:30 – 13:00 Facilitated group discussion 13:00…
This seminar draws on extensive fieldwork within the ESRC/NRF funded project The Unbundled University: Researching Emerging Models in an Unequal Landscape (2017-2018). The project explored the impact of the disaggregation of higher education provision into smaller units (short courses, MOOCs, and online postgraduate degrees) and partnering with private Online Program Management companies (OPMs) to offer online…
Personal Assistants for Life Long Learning: Learning with Conversational Agents that Launch Multiple Intelligent Tutoring Systems and Learning Resources Professor Art Graesser Psychology and the Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Memphis Abstract Intelligent adaptive learning environments are destined to become more prominent with advances in artificial intelligence, big data, and learning analytics. These sophisticated…
Unbundling Higher Education: A New Site of Contestation for Curriculum, Teaching and Learning, and Assessment?
Alan Cliff and Rebecca Swartz, Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) University of Cape Town, South Africa This seminar grapples in particular with the opportunities and challenges for curriculum (teaching, learning and assessment) presented by processes of unbundling in public higher education institutions in South Africa (and by implication in the U.K. and…