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“Seeing Learning Differently”  #AbertayTLE16

We had a blast at the conference and hope you did too. Watch the video from the

2016 Abertay TLE Conference.

Here’s a Storify of tweets from the conference:

Abertay University TLE Conference 2016  – Seeing Learning Differently


The focus of our 2016 conference was to explore the challenges and opportunities for higher education teaching and learning afforded by an increasingly digitised age coupled with the demands from a diverse student body students which expects a more flexible but high quality experience.

Keynote Speaker: Kerr Gardiner Head of Learning Technology & Media Production at the University of Glasgow who will talk about “Moving Centuries – the challenges and opportunities of creating a truly blended learning landscape”

Kerr Gardiner – keynote slides

“Powered by PechaKucha” +  questions

  • Well Adjusted?’ – reasonable adjustments for students in practice placements (Professor Geoff Dickens/Mr Richard Craven, Abertay University)

Poster Exhibition Resources

Short Talks Resources:

Short Talks 1

1.1       “Working towards a pedagogic model for international students” (Martin Foo, Queen Margaret University)

1.2       Étudiants sans Frontières: A technologically-mediated approach to remote creative project work (Kenny McAlpine, Abertay University)

Short Talks 2

2.1       The academic skills project (Eilidh Harris, St. Andrews University)

2.2       ” WRAP: an innovative course for mental health nursing students ” (Emma Lamont, Abertay University)

Short Talks 3

3.1       “Using Social Technologies to Promote Student Engagement and the Development of a Social Learning Environment” (Paula Forbes, Abertay University)

3.2       “Don’t Click Away! Designing a VLE to Enhance Engagement and Attainment” (Suzanne Nolan, University of Suffolk)

Short Talks 4

4.1       “Mobile Blended Learning” (Gavin Boyd, Edinburgh College)

4.2       “Developing Game Designers: Playful Ideas, Processes and Artefacts” (Dayna Galloway, Abertay University)

Short Talks 5

5.1       “Transitions from Business Education to Enterprising Action: Learning by doing” (Mariela Mitova, Abertay University)

5.2       “The Transitional Journey and the Forgotten Students – Developing a model to rebalance the focus of transition” (Siobhan White, Glasgow Calendonian University)

Interactive Workshop Resources

Interactive Workshop 1: Developing learning and teaching practice in a digital world” (Pete Cannell, Opening Educational Practices Scotland)

Interactive Workshop 2&4: Digital storytelling” (Chris Thomson, JISC)

Interactive Workshop 3 :Students’ views of the value of pre-assessment workshops as aids to transition into studying in HE(Kay Sambell, Northumbria University)

Interactive Workshop 5: Making online module evaluation work – a journey to success” (Adam Alexander, Evasys)

See the video from the 2014 Abertay TLE Conference: