IAD Support for Hybrid Teaching

This page provides an overview of the support available from the IAD for hybrid teaching. The information provided here will complement wider support for teaching continuity, details available from the Teaching Continuity webpages. https://www.ed.ac.uk/institute-academic-development/learning-teaching/support-hybrid-teaching   Sep 24, 2020

AdvanceHE report: Socially Distanced Campus and Education project

AdvanceHE has recently published the final capstone report from a project that has been running over the last few months looking at issues around how Universities will re-open campuses, focussed on student education and experience.  Project findings are based upon a series of workshops attended by participants from the UK …

Delivering SLICC presentations should be part of the “new normal”: an online post-graduate students’ experience

In this post, Masters of Public Health (online) student Stephen McBurney describes the paralells in the digital format of this year’s University of Edinburgh (UoE) Learning and Teaching Conference and the SLICC course. In particular, Stephen highlights how the SLICC course develops the essential skills to engage a community of academics and peers …

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

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

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

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

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 …

Transforming a Business course for a hybrid world

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

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 …

Transforming my university course for a COVID world – but how?

In this post, Stephen Harwood Lecturer in Strategy, Management of Technology, Operations Management & Research Methods at the University of Edinburgh Buisness School describes how he handled the challenge of converting his courses to a hybrid form and how technology can facilitate a student experience. Transforming my university course for …