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#creativeHEjam Monday 15 June

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Virtually (Im)possible: Creative Ideas for Online Socialisation Activities for Induction Hello everybody, Thank you for joining us for this #creativeHE jam activity which will run across Monday 15th June -? from 09.00 until 17.00 BST. Today’s…

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PGCert online exhibition 2020

Welcome to the 2nd online exhibition of UCA’s PGCert in Creative Education!       It is always difficult to give people a sense of what it is like to study on UCA’s PGCert. Our annual online exhibition is an attempt … Continue reading

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Mental health – supporting colleagues and students

Now that the disruption of the last few weeks is beginning to settle down, we are faced with a long period of isolation. During this time, it is incredibly important to focus on mental health – our own, and that … Continue reading

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Inclusive assessment example 3: sensitive to criticism

Lynn Winfield is a very sensitive student who has a history of reacting badly to criticism. The last time she was given a low mark there was a temper tantrum, tears and threats of filing a complaint. For the current … Continue reading

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Inclusive assessment example 2: low confidence

Tracey Dillon really lacks confidence and this prevents her taking risks. The trouble is, you’ve found that if you tell her this it only makes her even less confident and more reluctant to take the kind of risks which she … Continue reading

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Writing aims, learning outcomes, and assessment criteria

Curriculum design expert Nicholas Houghton explains how to approach writing these core aspects of a curriculum. Writing aims, learning outcome and assessment criteria can seem onerous. However, it’s well worth spending time to get them as you want them. Once … Continue reading

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Inclusive assessment example 1: varying effort

Ray Martin shows how to interpret an assessment issue from an inclusive perspective. Marek Wirksa has established a pattern. When he achieves a good mark, the next time he slacks right off and produces weak work and when he achieves … Continue reading

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Why you should care about Gert Biesta

Inclusive education specialist Ray Martin introduces the educational philosophy of Gert Biesta. ‘Education is about arousing the desire in another human being for wanting to exist in the world in a grown-up way’ (2017: 38) ‘I think it is important … Continue reading

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4 tips for teaching online

There are some key principles that will help you teach effectively online. In this short video, Tony Reeves suggests four key tips to help you keep your students engaged in an online session: make it seamless make it discursive make … Continue reading

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Welcome to HEA Fellowship 2020!

The Creative Education team would like to give a very warm welcome to all applicants and mentors involved in this year’s HEA Fellowship Programme! It was great to meet many of you at last week’s Introduction to Creative Education workshops … Continue reading

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