Goodbye and Hello

It’s the time of the year when you may well be finishing one course, and looking forward to starting another after the Easter break. So, I wanted to highlight 2 things to step back and consider: Progression and Induction. Whilst it is easy to find yourself working on course content until the last moment of … Continue reading Goodbye and Hello

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Review of Observation (OTL) policy….and more top tips….

We're starting to review our Observation procedure and want to ensure that a key aim is developing teaching and learning, not just monitoring. With this aim in mind we need tutors' feedback on the current procedures.  Think about the last observation you had.  Do you feel you got enough time when you had feedback from … Continue reading Review of Observation (OTL) policy….and more top tips….

Seeking tutor to trial Socrative – THE student response system

• Engage your learners • Better questioning and better feedback • Increase your use of IT • Innovative and creative For a quick explanation and demos and more, have a look at the website here: http://www.socrative.com This is a really simple web or app based system, that tutors can easily use in class to get … Continue reading Seeking tutor to trial Socrative – THE student response system

Social Media workshop invitation and Assessment resources

  "Using social media in Community Learning" Workshop Monday 20 January 2014 Burton and South Derbyshire College 10.00am -12.30 including networking lunch Given the interest in Pete Read’s session on using Social Media in Community Learning at the Teaching and Learning Conference in September, we have invited Pete back to lead a hands-on workshop with … Continue reading Social Media workshop invitation and Assessment resources