#CelebratingTogether: Dr Omolabake Fakunle

Reading Time: 3 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?  Omolabake Fakunle  What is your job title?  Chancellor’s Fellow  …

Different perspectives on internationalisation in an internationalised university

Reading Time: < 1 minute This collection on internationalisation was edited by Dr Omolabake (Labake) Fakunle, a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh (UoE) and Coordinator of the MSc Education General Pathway, Moray House School of Education. It offers a rich glimpse into different individual stakeholder perspectives and inspires us to pause and to …

Open Education Resources at the University of Edinburgh

Reading Time: < 1 minute This curated selection of Teaching Matters posts, highlights the development of Open Educational Resources (OER) services at the University over the last five years and showcases the uses of OER in teaching, both in the creation of materials for sharing and the re-use, and adaptation of materials created elsewhere. Interacting …

#CelebratingTogether: Sharon Boyd

Reading Time: 3 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?  Sharon Boyd  What is your job title?  Senior …

#CelebratingTogether: Dr Kenneth Fordyce

Reading Time: 2 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?   Kenneth Fordyce  What is your job title?  Lecturer …

#CelebratingTogether: Dr Audrey Cameron

Reading Time: 2 minutes Edinburgh University Students’ Association’s Student-Led Teaching Awards are back to recognise outstanding members of learning and support staff. After a challenging year for everyone, we’re celebrating our worthy nominees by shouting about their successes across our digital platforms.    What is your full name?  Audrey Cameron  What is your job title?  Chancellor’s …

Affordances of Places and Spaces When We Blur the Lines of Indoor, Outdoor and Online: A Conversation Between Robbie Nicol and Heidi Smith

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Robbie Nichol, Professor of place-based education and Heidi Smith Lecturer of Outdoor Learning discuss the critical role of Place-Based Education in hybrid teaching and learning and its capacity to support health and well-being. Affordances of Places and Spaces When We Blur the Lines of Indoor, Outdoor and …

Key Takeaways from Mental Health Training

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Omar Kaissi a teaching fellow at the Institute for Education, Community and Society, Moray House School of Education and Sport, and a member of the Higher Education Research Group (HERG), walks us through his experience of completing a mental health training session organised jointly by the University’s …

Shared Learning Spaces – Why We Need to Stop Ignoring the Fundamental Role the Physical Environment Plays in Deeper Learning for Students.

Reading Time: 4 minutes Global awareness of the importance of space and its impact on the daily lives of human beings has been experienced by many throughout the COVID-19 crisis and lockdown. Concepts of pre-COVID spaces have been disrupted and with it our lives and education systems in unprecedented ways. The COVID-19 pandemic has …

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, …