Articles Posted in the " Learning " Category

  • Student Centred Learning

    I particularly like this diagram, found in one of Malcolm Murray’s presentations for Durham University:   See full presentation, and a useful definition of ‘Student Centred Learning’ here: The term student-centered learning refers to a wide variety of educational programs,learning experiences, instructional approaches, and academic-support strategies that are intended to address the distinct learning needs, interests, aspirations, […]




  • JISC e-Learning Webinars: Making Assessment Count

    Friday 3rd February 2012 1-2pm Online via Blackboard Collaborate Presenters: Professor Peter Chatterton (Daedalus e-World Ltd) and Professor Gunter Saunders (University of Westminster) The objective of Making Assessment Count is primarily to help students engage more closely with the assessment process, either at the stage where they are addressing an assignment or at the stage when they receive […]


  • Checking in with #JISCEL11

    Checking in with #JISCEL11

    It’s nearly that time of year again, for the JISC ‘Innovating E-Learning’ conference, a conference which you could attend in your pyjamas if you like.. last year’s event was excellent! For only £50, there’s the opportunity to listen to a number of experts present about the latest projects in technology enhanced learning, to connect and […]



  • Learning with the iPad

    Learning with the iPad

    Engaging, educational apps, on a lightweight moveable tool… can be used across the age-groups. Learning anytime, anywhere… Like It? Share it...



  • Can digital media enhance teaching?

    Can digital media enhance teaching?

    In summary, our session suggested that the use of digital media really can enhance teaching, but also poses the risk of only passively engaging the learner. No single individual or even institution in isolation could possibly ‘keep up’. Only by pooling knowledge and sharing stories of what works and what doesn’t can we use successfully […]


  • Open Access Journals: Has the shine faded?

    Open Access Journals: Has the shine faded?

    The recent launch of several high-profile open-access journals by commercial publishers including Nature Publishing Group and SAGE elicited cheers from veterans of the open-access movement. Here, they thought, was evidence that their ideal of making research freely available online, as expressed in 2002’s landmark Budapest Open Access Initiative document, was finally gaining mainstream traction. But […]