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Creative Academic Magazine CAM #19 Creative Ed-ventures in Online Teaching and Learning
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The latest issue of Creative Academic Magazine (CAM19) is now available as a free download athttps://www.creativeacademic.uk/magazine.html. It is often said that necessity is the mother of invention and the Covid pandemic has certainly created a new necessity for invention and adaptation in the world of education. In CAM 19, edited by Johanna Payton and Lisa Clughen, we celebrate the imaginations, resourcefulness and ingenuity of teachers and others who support students and their learning, in creating new opportunities for creative adventures in learning.
The magazine is our contribution to World Creativity and Innovation Week April 15 -21. We will also facilitate a discussion on the theme of Creative Ed-ventures in Online Teaching and Learning starting on April 14th in the #creativeHE Facebook Forum https://www.facebook.com/groups/creativeHE
Please join us and show the world that higher education is a hotbed of creative activity. Please share your practices and experiences of creative educational adventures.
Norman Jackson Director & Founder Creative Academic
Teachers spend much of their time on assessment, yet many higher education teachers have received minimal guidance on assessment design and marking. This means assessment can often be a source of stress and frustration. Assessment and Feedback in Higher Education aims to solve these problems. Offering a concise overview of assessment theory and practice, this guide provides teachers with the help they need. In education, theory and practice are often poorly linked. In this guide, Teresa McConlogue presents theoretical ideas and research findings and links them to practice. She considers recent theoretical work on feedback and suggests ways of developing evaluative judgement. Throughout the book, teachers are encouraged to examine their practice critically, and there are ideas for small-scale educational investigations, involving teachers, their colleagues and students, such as using the Assessment Review Questionnaire to adapt assessments. A key principle of As
What is higher education research? Is it a (scattered) field, a discipline, a tribe, a territory, a (a‐theoretical) community of practice, a cluster of silos, or an archipelago whose watery divides need bridging? Each of the listed conceptualizations and metaphors has been invoked at least once by scholars who have grappled with this question, as it can be seen from the literature listed below. A closer look at these works reveals a variety of angles and takes, some criticism, occasional disagreements, lots of reflection, and at least one idea most seem to agree on: higher education research is, for better or for worse, not short of divisions. This post does not, however, aim to engage in the discussion about the characteristics of higher education research (which doesn’t mean it cannot be a discussion starter). The aim here in fact is far less ambitious and limited to sharing a list of works which analyze, discuss, and reflect on higher education research. The works incl
Dear Colleagues, I'm delighted to announce that the December issue of the Journal of Information Literacy has been published and is free to read and download at https://ojs.lboro.ac.uk/JIL/ . This is our biggest issue ever, with a whopping nine peer-reviewed articles and seven project reports covering topics ranging from Social Living Labs to the Funds of Knowledge first-generation students bring with them to the academic setting. This issue also carries a guest editorial by Dorothy Williams, Editorial Board member and Emeritus Professor of Information Science at Robert Gordon University. Please read, enjoy and share with your colleagues! All good wishes, Emma Coonan Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Information Literacy Dr Emma Coonan Research Fellow, Centre for Innovation in Higher Education ARU, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT Anglia Learning & Teaching, 2 nd Floor, Abbeygate House Learning Development Services