How a holiday snap might be worth a thousand bullet points

While preparing my presentation on our OER research project for next week’s ALT-C Conference, I’ve been reflecting on an encouraging trend among conference organisers: the request that presenters show fewer slides and make them more ‘dynamic’ or ‘interesting’. Guidelines may … Continue reading

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A Whistle Stop Tour of an EET Summer

This weekend sees thousands of festival-goers flock to Reading and Leeds to hear the latest musical acts. To me, this annual event marks the final strand of summer…and what a summer it has been! Since joining the Education Enhancement Team in April 2014, I have been involved … Continue reading

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Reading Roadshow

(Cross-posted from the RunCoCo blog) On Sunday 10 August, members of the public were invited to Reading Museum to share their family stories and memorabilia from the First World War. Subject experts were on hand to help identify the objects … Continue reading

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EETing habits

With a homophonic acronym like ours, it’s perhaps little wonder that food consumption features regularly in the team’s activities. Our proximity to a variety of EETeries in the vicinity of the office may have something to do with it too! … Continue reading

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Digital support for the student lifecycle from prospect to alumnus

‘From prospect to alumnus’ is one of the four themes* in Jisc’s new co-design approach to innovation (http://www.jisc.ac.uk/research/funding). A series of workshops is under way to explore, together with stakeholders from the higher education community, how to ensure a joined-up … Continue reading

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