Learning and teaching in a digitally connected world: Connectivism – Adam Matthews (External Relations)

In a digital world, information is everywhere, in a mobile phone, a fitness tracker and our brains. Not a science fiction film but the learning theory of connectivism. The HEFi19 conference looks to the 4th Industrial Revolution and how the development of artificial intelligence and automation continues to take advantage of big data to change … Continue reading “Learning and teaching in a digitally connected world: Connectivism – Adam Matthews (External Relations)”

Defining and Delivering ‘Research-Intensive Learning and Teaching’ at the University of Birmingham. (Kathy Armour)

Defining and delivering ‘Research-Intensive Learning and Teaching’ at the University of Birmingham. On Monday 23rd October 2017, we are reopening the Big Conversation for dialogue across the University on the topic of our distinctive ‘value proposition’ for students. By any international measure, UK Higher Education is extraordinarily successful. Yet, despite that success on the global stage, … Continue reading “Defining and Delivering ‘Research-Intensive Learning and Teaching’ at the University of Birmingham. (Kathy Armour)”

Engaging the curriculum through research – Petia Petrova

Engaging the curriculum through research Inspired by our 2017 T&L Conference, I thought about the organising principles behind all the outstanding work that currently take place at Birmingham in relation to research intensive teaching. I was reminded of some of my past thinking on this topic, and considered  – whether I may find there some … Continue reading “Engaging the curriculum through research – Petia Petrova”