TOPAS meeting

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Between 2 – 4 July 2018 I attended the Theoretical Orientated Practical Education in Agrarian Studies (TOPAS) meeting at the Wroclaw University of Environmental and Life Sciences in Poland. This ERASMUS+ funded project is intended to improve the education of agriculture students in Armenia, Ukraine and Uzbekistan in partnership with several universities from within the … Continue reading TOPAS meeting

Progression and promotion in HE: Rewarding excellent educators

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I recently attended my first Advance HE event since the merger of the HEA, the Leadership Foundation and the Equality Challenge Unit. The logo and CEO might have changed but the remit of promoting excellent learning and teaching has not. Although, interestingly one of my first take homes of the day is the shift from … Continue reading Progression and promotion in HE: Rewarding excellent educators

Self-directing individuals

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“self-directing individuals are those who are capable both of carrying on their education and of learning for themselves without the cumbersome apparatus of educational institutions” “It has been asserted that creating ‘self-directed learners’ will improve quality of life, because self-directed learners must inevitably become more self-determining citizens” (Candy, 1991)

Area #05 Specialisation

Posted by & filed under 2015, antonczak, AUT, autuniversity, cmalt, colab, education, mlearning, mobile, mosomelt, newzealand, NZ, Pedagogy, smartphone, TEACHING.

Description In 2012, as lecturer in Visual Communication, I was the successful recipient of both: 1. the Centre for Learning And Teaching (CfLAT)’s Learning and Teaching Fellowship, which was a high‐profile position set up to support and develop innovation and emerging leadership in learning and teaching, and provide an opportunity to influence University policy and practice in Mobile […]