Resources: Learning environments

7 resources found for "Learning environments"
Creativity in technology rich, flexible learning spaces
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter no. 10, Spring 2008, written by Diane Brewster and Tom Hamilton, of the University of Sussex. It looks at InQbate, one of the 19 joint CETLs that is a joint initiative between the Universities of Sussex and Brighton. At each university there has been a refurbishment of part of an existing building in order to create a new, technology rich, learning space. The article looks at the impact a radically...
ESCalate newsletter issue 7, spring 2007
This is the ESCalate newsletter issue 7, published in spring 2007. Articles in this issue include: TechDis, Social justice of workspaces - Margaret Simms, Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETLs) - Bob Hunter, Stressed at work - not me? - Anon, Communities of practice and routes into teacher education: research findings from the University of Huddersfield Consortium for PCET - Penny Noel, Higher education and people with learning...
Learning at Interactive Centres: Developing Education Staff as 'Culture Brokers'
This resource discusses learning and teaching in out-of- school environments, in terms of theory of education, of place and of learning. It is aimed at those who teach children, or ITT. It includes discussion of learning as "cultural border crossing"
PebblePad Eportfolio from the Student perspective
At the University of Wolverhampton, the fledgling PebblePad eportfolio is being implemented. For some areas of the PGCE course the use of this system is mandatory, in others it is not. Within the literacy skills route participation was not essential, however, it was decided between us (Andrew Jepson and Gary Wright), under the guidance of Julie Hughes (the tutor with significant knowledge of the eportfolio), to create an online Weblog that would...
Resources from Effective Teaching and Learning in the new and extended learning environments of the Digital Age
Resources from Effective Teaching and Learning in the new and extended learning environments of the Digital Age, a workshop held on 9th May 2011. This was organised by ESCalate and took place at the University of Birmingham. Resources are in the form of Powerpoint presentations and a PDF document, which can be downloaded
Scottish Centre for Research into Online Learning and Assessment (SCROLLA)
This is the home page of SCROLLA. SCROLLA provides a focus for multidisciplinary research into the use of Information and Communication Technologies in education, concentrating on on-line learning and assessment. It draws upon educational, psychological, socio-cultural and computing science research traditions to provide a strong infrastructure to support development and practice across the Scottish educational community and beyond. The web site...
The Trebullom Farm Project
The Trebullom Farm project was launched in September 2006 by tutors and students from the University of Plymouth. Its aim has been to develop a teaching and learning centre in rural Cornwall as a resource for higher education students wishing to develop skills and learn about sustainability issues in a practical ‘hands-on’ environment. Trebullom is a beautiful, early nineteenth century farmhouse not far from Launceston which was converted in...