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Sussex Education Festival | 10-11th July 2024 | Call for Participation

by Dr Charlie Crouch, Academic Developer Following the success of last year’s inaugural Education Festival, we’re excited to announce a Call for Participation for the Sussex Education Festival 2024. Hosted over two days (10th July in person and 11th July

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Events

Academic Developers: March round up

Education Festival 2024: Call for Participation Following the success of last year’s inaugural Education Festival, we’re excited to announce a Call for Participation for the Sussex Education Festival 2024. Hosted over two days (10th July in person and 11th July

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Monthly Round-ups

Engaging Minds: How “Subject Talks” Can Re-energise Higher Education Pedagogy

by Simon Overton, Educational Enhancement Co-ordinator, University of Sussex Picture a glass jar filled to the brim with dice. My question is simple: how many dice do you think there are in the jar? Take a minute to think and

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Learning theory

Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice II: ‘Talking with students about AI’

by Dr Sam Hemsley, Academic Developer, University of Sussex The second meeting of the Teaching and Learning with Generative Artificial Intelligence Community of Practice (or “AI CoP”) is taking place next month and will focus on approaches to talking with

Posted in Academic Development, AI, Educational Enhancement

Academic Developers: February Roundup

Curriculum Framework ready for consultation A Curriculum Framework for Sussex is in development as part of Curriculum Reimagined. The working document has been created from stakeholder engagement, dedicated open meetings and working groups.  There are elements that will need to

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Monthly Round-ups

Your students don’t know what a RUBRIC is – and maybe you don’t either?

by Sam Hemsley, Academic Developer, University of Sussex One of the first pieces of work I took on when joining the Educational Enhancement team as an Academic Developer in September 2021, was to contribute to the content of a guidance

Posted in Academic Development, Accessibility, Canvas, Educational Enhancement, Inclusive teaching, Marking and assessment, Technology Enhanced Learning

Academic Developers ‘Conference Special’ December round-up

Conference call for papers round up  Conference season’s coming, Conference season’s coming… While not quite as exciting as the imminent arrival of Santa, there’s been a flurry of calls for papers for teaching and learning conferences in 2024, many with

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Events, Learning Design

Academic Developers November round up

AI CoP The first meeting of the AI Community of Practice is scheduled for 2-3:30 on Monday 4th December.   The session will feature Professor Michael Luck (UoS Provost and AI expert), quick fire examples of practice in teaching and assessment

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Learning Design, Learning Technologies, Professional Development, Technology Enhanced Learning

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