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Blended Learning Full Agenda and Event Guide

Blended Learning Full Agenda and Event Guide

We have assembled 24 experts from the UK’s leading universities to guide you through their experiences and share their knowledge with you. Here are just a handful of our speaker faculty for 2016:
  • Gavin Brown, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education, University of Liverpool
  • Richard Walker, Head of E-Learning Development, University of York
  • Ian Myatt, Director of Educational Enterprise, University of Birmingham
  • Bill Foster, E-Learning Director of the School of Maths & Stats, Newcastle University
  • Kyriaki Anagnostopoulou, Head of e-Learning, University of Bath
  • Peter Bryant, Head of Learning Technology and Innovation, LSE
  • Kyle Dyer, Director of Distance Learning, King’s College London
  • Diana Laurillard, Professor of Learning with Digital Technologies, UCL
  • Lisa Carrier, Head of Technology Enhanced Education, Imperial College London
The Keys To Making An Innovative Space A Effective Space

The Keys To Making An Innovative Space A Effective Space

Dr Mark Winterbottom, University of Cambridge, UK gives his opinion on some of the keys to a successful next generation learning space (NGLS).
Who Teaches The Teachers? Creating Value In The Blended Learning Era

Who Teaches The Teachers? Creating Value In The Blended Learning Era

Blended learning techniques are being applied in classrooms up and down the country from primary to tertiary education in a bid to enhance the power and experience of the teaching and learning process. 

While we hear a lot about the benefits of using cutting-edge course designs and technologies for the learners involved, there is often a side of the story that is pushed to the periphery: the experience of the teachers themselves. In the following interview, we speak with an academic that has created a course framework for teaching the teachers how to teach with maximum effect in a blended learning environment.  

Who Teaches The Teachers? Creating Value In The Blended Learning Era

Who Teaches The Teachers? Creating Value In The Blended Learning Era

Blended learning techniques are being applied in classrooms up and down the country from primary to tertiary education in a bid to enhance the power and experience of the teaching and learning process. 

While we hear a lot about the benefits of using cutting-edge course designs and technologies for the learners involved, there is often a side of the story that is pushed to the periphery: the experience of the teachers themselves. In the following interview, we speak with an academic that has created a course framework for teaching the teachers how to teach with maximum effect in a blended learning environment.  

Blended Learning Survey Results

Blended Learning Survey Results

Last month, we conducted a 2 question survey with some of the UK and Europe's leading Universities on what their biggest blended learning challenge is and what solutions they use to enhance blended learning. View the results here. 
Blended Learning Survey Results

Blended Learning Survey Results

Last month, we conducted a 2 question survey with some of the UK and Europe's leading Universities on what their biggest blended learning challenge is and what solutions they use to enhance blended learning. 
An inside look at how Monash University’s blended learning transformation is improving student outcomes

An inside look at how Monash University’s blended learning transformation is improving student outcomes

Higher Ed IQ caught up with, Professor Darrell Evans, Vice-Provost – Learning and Teaching at Monash University to get an inside look at how Monash University’s blended learning transformation is improving student outcomes. 

We take a look at how Monash University has established a long-term strategy through its Better Teaching, Better Learning Agenda, to help educators embrace a wider perspective on curriculum design, and align it with students’ needs to deliver the best possible learning environment.
Blended Learning in Higher Education - A Sneak Peek into the Second Life Virtual Platform

Blended Learning in Higher Education - A Sneak Peek into the Second Life Virtual Platform

The evolution of online virtual worlds has brought about a revolution in gaming and given birth to cyber-social interaction. One area which is benefiting from the promulgation of these fora is the education space, where secondary and tertiary education establishments are using virtual worlds to enhance the learning experience.

In this video, we do a walkthrough of how the University of West England are using “Second Life” to train forensics and accountancy students. In the course of the video, we discuss:
  • Why education establishments are diversifying their offerings in cyberspace
  • What the values of these environments are 
  • Student responses and feedback 
  • What works and what doesn’t from the both the teaching and learning standpoints
A Sneak Peek into the Second Life Virtual Platform

A Sneak Peek into the Second Life Virtual Platform

The evolution of online virtual worlds has brought about a revolution in gaming and given birth to cyber-social interaction. One area which is benefiting from the promulgation of these fora is the education space, where secondary and tertiary education establishments are using virtual worlds to enhance the learning experience.

In this video, we do a walkthrough of how the University of West England are using “Second Life” to train forensics and accountancy students. In the course of the video, we discuss:
  • Why education establishments are diversifying their offerings in cyberspace
  • What the values of these environments are 
  • Student responses and feedback 
  • What works and what doesn’t from the both the teaching and learning standpoints
Blended Learning in Higher Education - A Sneak Peek into the Second Life Virtual Platform

Blended Learning in Higher Education - A Sneak Peek into the Second Life Virtual Platform

The evolution of online virtual worlds has brought about a revolution in gaming and given birth to cyber-social interaction. One area which is benefiting from the promulgation of these fora is the education space, where secondary and tertiary education establishments are using virtual worlds to enhance the learning experience.

In this video, we do a walkthrough of how the University of West England are using “Second Life” to train forensics and accountancy students. In the course of the video, we discuss:
  • Why education establishments are diversifying their offerings in cyberspace
  • What the values of these environments are 
  • Student responses and feedback 
  • What works and what doesn’t from the both the teaching and learning standpoints