University of Edinburgh Business School: Hybrid Teaching for Undergraduates

Reading Time: < 1 minute Information on the teaching experience you will have as an undergraduate student at the Business School which will be used throughout the School in 2020–21. https://join.business-school.ed.ac.uk/undergraduate/hybrid   Jun 26, 2020

Wikipedia as Learning Technology: Teaching Knowledge Activism vs Passive Consumption

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, 4th year Classics student Hannah Rothmann describes the work of the University’s  Wikimedian in Residence, how Wikipedia is an instrumental step for many students in their learning and the relationship between the University and Wikimedia UK in improving knowledge exchange. Wikipedia as Learning Technology: Teaching Knowledge Activism …

Effect of remote exams on performance in applied knowledge assessments in Edinburgh MBChB 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, David Kluth, Director of Teaching MBChB, Colin Duncan, Year 5 Director, Karen Fairhurst, Year 5 Director and Alan Jaap, Assessment Lead MBChB, discuss the effects of remote exams on performance in applied knowledge assessments in the Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) degree Effect of remote exams …

Pedagogy and Technology from a Postdigital Perspective

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Deputy Programme Director of the MSc in Clinical Education and part-time tutor on the MSc in Digital Education Tim Fawns describes a postdigital view of pedagogy and technology in which technology and digital “things” are seen as always connected to the settings, people and practices in which …

MHSES Guide to Digital-First Teaching

Reading Time: < 1 minute A quick guide to what digital-first teaching in MHSES and what it means for your course. This guide was developed with the help of Michael Gallagher and Digital Education, and has drawn from the great work done by the IS ABC working group, UCL Digital Education, Alison Christie, Zoe Robertson, …

Critical Approaches to the Hidden Curriculum with Hybrid Learning in Music

Reading Time: < 1 minute This site created by the Reid School of Music (ECA), shares teaching and learning practice around the experiences of creating and running a Level 7 (UG) hybrid course on the Fundamentals of Music Theory and is a mixure of slides and video content.  Critical Approaches to the Hidden Curriculum with …

The Hybridisation of the Graduate Writing Centre (GWC)

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this post, Douglas Hamano-Bunce, a Teaching Fellow in English Language Education (ELE) in the Centre for Open Learning (COL) describes how the centre’s successful pivot to online enabled them to reach a more diverse range of students and deliver a comparable student experience. For a few years now, we …

Supporting Student Transitions within a Hybrid Model

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Chris Mowat, Senior Personal Tutor and Senior Lecturer at the School of Chemistry, thinks through the challenges of supporting student transitions in the context of hybrid learning and teaching. Supporting student transitions within a hybrid model May 29, 2020

Transforming a Business course for a hybrid world

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Dr Stephen Harwood from the Business School shares his thoughts on shifting his course into a hybrid format, reflecting on how to use appropriate technologies to facilitate the learning process and interactions with our students. He discusses how technology, if simply thrown at existing practices, risks posing …

Consumer Protection & Hybrid Teaching

Reading Time: 2 minutes In this post, Tracy Slaven Deputy Secretary for Strategic Planning Governance outlines a framwork for hybrid teaching in the context of consumer protection leglislation and students’ rights. What’s consumer protection legislation got to do with Higher Education? Putting to one side a basic resistance to the assertion that education is …