Brain Rewiring and Success

Yesterday I was speaking with one of my colleagues, a new aspiring lecturer and we moved on to the topic of online courses. My colleague noted that “one cannot truly connect with students online.” I definitely beg to differ and I […]

7 Simple Steps to Bring You Closer to a Happy, Positive, Successful 2015

Here are 7 simple steps you can do to start making positive changes for 2015.

Do Your Students Have Harmful Expectations (Part 2)

This second part of two part article suggests some strategies for teachers and educational designers to alter student expectations so that they become more focused on deep learning and the true objectives of the courses they undertake.

Do Your Students Have Harmful Expectations?

There is often a mismatch between how we want our students to be changed in our courses, and their expectations of those courses.

Ever Wondered How The Good Stats Teachers Do It?

The key to a great classroom experience is that students will actually enjoy coming to class and that won’t happen in most cases unless you make the classroom fun.

How Was Your 2014?

We’ve grown from 30,000 to over 100,000 students and we have lots of new amazing partners!

Open All Hours

I have four examples from the last six years through which to advocate for an ‘Open All Hours’ approach to sharing educational resources.

Neither Technology Nor Pedagogy Should Come First In Design

In this contribution, I would like to focus on the rationale: the justification we provide for using a specific technology in our learning and teaching contexts.