Game on: playful practice for online environments

Thank you for attending the fantastically energetic session on 18 November 2020 (or maybe you missed the excitement and want to catch up with the conversations). Here’s our collection of thoughts and resources, enjoy exploring! We’d love to hear more about the ideas that have sparked as a result of these conversations so please continue…

A warm welcome to #creativeHE 2020/21

Autumn is here; the world is awash with reds and golds, some students have returned to their university campuses, and many more continue to be taught online. As October creeps into November, and the days become darker, we are warmed by the news that #CreativeHE is back with a bang! 2020 has been more challenging,…

Join us for the first online meetup of 2020/21

We’re delighted to announce that #creativeHE is back! More information to come very soon with all the important dates for your diary but in the meantime we wanted to let you know about our first online event of the year. Game on: playful practice for online environments Join us on 18 November from 14:00-16:00 (GMT)…

Special Issue 2021 ‘Collaboration in Higher Education: Working in Partnership with Students, Academic Colleagues and Others > Open invitation for contributions #creativeHE

From our very own Sandra Sinfield: Dear Friends, We are Guest Editors for the Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice (JUTLP) Special Issue 2021 ‘Collaboration in Higher Education: Working in Partnership with Students, Academic Colleagues and Others’.  https://ro.uow.edu.au/jutlp/latestnews.html The special issue focuses on the opportunities (and challenges) created by engaging in collaboration and partnership…

Make along live: Experimenting with playful learning online

Contributor: Emma Gillaspy @egillaspy University of Central Lancashire I’ll be honest, we had a spare 10 minutes in the programme for this year’s Jam and the discussion with the fabulous co-host Anna Hunter went something along the lines of… We need to do something active… Something that wont take long for one of us to…

Recording a podcast for accessible learning

Contributors: Jayne McMullan, Julia Robinson & Nicky Varley, University of Central Lancashire Blog written by Nicky Varley Inclusivity is such an important part of teaching, as an academic this is something that should be current and engaging for students.  Since March it became even more important, we have all had to adapt our way of…

Making sense of Sway

Contributor: Florence Dujardin @afdujardin University of East Anglia Since the covid lockdown, I have been talking to my 18-year son about his experiences of studying online as a university student. One of the many things I am interested in as academic developer specialising in digital learning was the formats that his lecturers use to communicate….