Lecture Capture event at Loughborough 17th December

On Wednesday December 17th the Centre for Academic Practice is holding its second lecture capture mini-conference, open to both Loughborough staff and external delegates. Entitled Lecture Capture: Building the Evidence Base,  the workshop will provide participants with an opportunity to engage in conversation around the evidence base for the value of lecture capture, stimulated by informalRead more

Save the date! Centre for Academic Practice launch event 3rd October 2014

The Teaching Centre is changing….. On 3rd October 2014, the Teaching Centre will become the Centre for Academic Practice. The new Centre will support all academic and academic related staff, research staff, staff with a teaching-related remit and PGRs with their academic practice. Drop in and find out more on: Friday 3rd October 2014 RutlandRead more

Your new and improved Co-Tutor is coming – September 2014.

From 2014/15 a new and improved Co-Tutor will be rolled out across Loughborough. CEDE would like to celebrate and thank the many colleagues that have been involved along the way and will be hosting a launch event on the 24th September 2014 at 12 noon. Register for the event here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/co-tutor-launch-event-tickets-5255206464 For the past yearRead more

Social Media conference and showcase

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The first European Conference on Social Media (ECSM) is being held from 10-11 July 2014 at the University of Brighton; the ECSM is keen “to establish a platform where academic and professional approaches to this rapidly expanding field of online activity can learn and share”. Prior to the ECSM, a Student Social Media Showcase (SSMS)Read more

Awards raise profile of teaching in academia

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Loughborough University’s newest National Teaching Fellow has highlighted teaching awards as a key driver in developing academics’ teaching careers. Speaking at the 2014 Teaching Innovation Awards, Dr Peter Willmot from the Wolfson School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering  talked of his delight when teaching received international recognition for developing researchers and engineers. Pro Vice ChancellorRead more

Student Social Media Showcase (Brighton) call for contributions

The forthcoming European Conference on Social Media, which is taking place at the University of Brighton on July 9th, 2014, is seeking applications from students to showcase their research into social media. The conference website is located at http://academic-conferences.org/ecsm/ecsm2014/ecsm14-committee.htm, while the showcase website is at http://blogs.brighton.ac.uk/ssms/. Further information is also available from Sandra Huskinson (Online Development Officer, School of Business and Economics) ifRead more

International Women's Day celebrations

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In celebration of International Women’s Day, which takes place on March 8th each year, the Sexual Politics Research Group, led by a number of colleagues based in School of the Arts, is hosting a screen event across campus. This is part of a series of celebrations taking place this Friday, 7 March 2014. Throughout the day, the ITRead more

L&T staff led sessions in SotA

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The latest in a series of School of the Arts (SotA) Learning and Teaching (L&T) seminars was held last Wednesday lunchtime, February 5th; part of the School of the Arts, English and Drama (AED), this particular SotA L&T session centred on the “Online Module Update and Approval System”. Delivered by Lynn Clulow (SotA Undergraduate Programmes Administrator) and SteveRead more

Higher Education Academy upcoming events

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The Higher Education Academy has reminded us of two events they are running regarding change in learning and teaching: Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching The application deadline for Leading Transformation in Learning and Teaching is Friday 14 February 2014. The programme starts Wednesday 5 March 2014. The Leadership Foundation and Higher Education Academy haveRead more

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