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Embracing Sustainability: The Journey to Our GrEEn Office

by Simon Overton, Educational Enhancement Co-ordinator, University of Sussex In a world increasingly conscious of its environmental footprint, the responsibility to adopt sustainable practices falls not just on individuals, but also on organisations. At the heart of this movement lies

Posted in Educational Enhancement, Sustainability

Sustainable Strategies for Learning Technologists: Reducing Environmental Impact in Educational Technology

by Simon Overton, Educational Enhancement Co-ordinator In the fast-paced world of educational technology, where innovation drives progress and accessibility is paramount, it’s easy to overlook the environmental footprint of our digital endeavours. Learning technologists play a crucial role in shaping

Posted in Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies, Sustainability

It Takes a Village to Raise a Learning Technologist: How Work Shadowing can Enhance Collaboration and Professional Development

by Faye Brockwell, Learning Technologist In the grey gloom of the current weather, being grateful for what you have is one way to boost your mood and I had a great opportunity to do just that recently when a colleague

Posted in Educational Enhancement, Learning Technologies, Professional Development

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

A Framework to Change the World? Introducing the Universal Design for Learning

by Brena Collyer de Aguiar, Senior Learning Technologist, Online Distance Learning, University of Sussex WARNING: This blog is a provocation and probably contains too much hope, romanticism and motivation for change. Many years ago I tried to get a job

Posted in Educational Enhancement, Inclusive teaching, Online Distance Learning (ODL)

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

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