SALT 7 Characteristics Seminar No. 3: Audio Feedback

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What was the session about? March saw the third seminar in our ‘7 Characteristics of a Good Practice in Undergraduate Education’ series here at SALT, delivered by Sandy George and Pete Hanratty from Swansea University’s Centre for Academic Success (CAS).           The session was well attended…

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7 Characteristics of Good University Teaching: Closing the Gap

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  Recently, ELTA award winner, Jonathan Hinkin, from Swansea University’s College of Human and Health Science, delivered the second seminar in SALT’s ‘7 Characteristics’ series, ‘Scenario-Based Learning: Closing the Gap’.       What are the 7 Characteristics of Good Higher Education?   Encourage contact between students and faculty Develop…

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Looking Back and Facing Forward – 2018 Blog (3)

2018 New Year Blog – ‘Looking Back, Facing Forward’ Darren Minister, Academic Developer SALT A New Job, A New Language   A New Job, A New Language I joined SALT as an academic developer in September 2017 joining the Recognition Team which supports colleagues in their HEA Fellowship applications. I…

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BETT 2018

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The annual British Educational Training and Technology Show London Excel Centre   Another interesting and informative trip to Bett this year – Mandy Jack and Suzie Pugh share their experiences. We arrived at the show on Wednesday 24th with time to orient ourselves a little before our first seminar. The biggest…

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Facilitating #BYOD4L Bring Your Own Device for Learning

Last week I had the pleasure of being part of the volunteer organising team helping to deliver and facilitate the #BYOD4L Bring your own device for learning online course.   Along with Sheila MacNeill from Glasgow Caledonian University, Neil Withnell from the University of Salford, Alex Spiers from Liverpool University and…

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Looking Back, Facing Forward (2)

Following on from a blog post that we (SALT) created in January 2016 on New Year’s Resolutions, and given the changes that have taken place in 2017, here in SALT we thought it might be a good idea for some of us to reflect on what we’ve achieved in 2017…

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Looking Back, Facing Forward – 2018 New Year Blog

Here in SALT, we thought we’d take a leaf out of PVC Stringer’s book and work on some New Year’s resolutions ourselves.  Kicking off the blog posts is one of our newer team members, Rhian Ellis with her reflections on 2017 and what she’s hoping to achieve in 2018. What…

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How can I improve my skills in digital learning?

Next month, Monday January 15 – Friday January 19 2018 sees the launch of the annual BYOD4L CPD activities aimed at enhancing your own skills in using digital media and devices to support your own learning and that of your students. This is a great bitesize CPD opportunity, supporting more…

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Lightboard – teaching innovation at its best

SALT Seminar: Lightboard in Engineering I attended the first seminar of the SALT series ‘7 characteristics of a Good University Teacher’ delivered by Dr Richard Cobley and Dr Karin Ennser. This was an inspirational session to show how the Lightboard has been used for developing high quality teaching material. What…

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