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Tag: sustainability

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MOOC alert: Blended Learning, Formative Assessment and Sustainability

October 8th, 2015 at 01:10

There are a few MOOCs coming up this autumn that may be of interest to colleagues. Blended Learning Essentials: Getting Started (starts 2 November) “A free course for the Vocational Education and Training sector to promote effective practice and pedagogy in blended learning.” Of relevance to HE as well. (University of Leeds) On FutureLearn https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/blended-learning-getting-started/ Assessment [...]

Moving Forward with Learning Technology: recordings of T&L Seminar on 3 Dec 2014

January 12th, 2015 at 09:01

Recordings are now available of the December E-learning Community / Teaching and Learning Seminar on Wednesday, December 3rd held in the School of Chemistry, University Park. Our theme was Moving Forward with Learning Technology. Xerte Online Toolkits has been accepted for incubation into Apereo, a foundation for open-source projects. Julian Tenney explained more about this [...]

A video producer on MOOCs…

December 5th, 2013 at 08:12

I’m Simon. I’m a Video Producer. What does that actually mean? Well in short it means that on any given day I could be talking to a client about an idea for a script, or directing a multi-camera shoot, having daily production meetings, helping to hang picture frames, or move sofas,  reviewing footage, making new [...]

New location for blog about MOOCs

1 November 29th, 2013 at 10:11

If you’ve read this blog regularly you probably know that we occasionally blog about matters to do with NOOCs (Nottingham Open Online Courses) and MOOCs (Massive Open Onlne Courses).  The date is fast approaching for the launch of the University of Nottingham’s first MOOC on the FutureLearn platform, Sustainability, Society and You - it’ll start [...]

Mike the Engineer

October 25th, 2013 at 03:10

In which Mike Clifford introduces Sarah to the concept of upcycling and she gains a chair. This guest post is by Dr Sarah Speight. An archaeologist and educator, she has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is the lead academic for our Nottingham Open Online Course (NOOC), Perspectives on Sustainability, that is available [...]

The award for ‘one-take wonder’ goes to….

October 22nd, 2013 at 03:10

… the team filming the videos for our Sustainability course? Or one of the interviewees? This guest post is by Dr Sarah Speight. Sarah is an archaeologist and educator who has been the University of Nottingham’s academic lead for sustainability since 2011. Sarah is also the lead academic for  our Nottingham Open Online Course, Perspectives on [...]

Perspectives on Sustainability Second NOOC open now – starts 16th October

October 10th, 2013 at 11:10

Staff and students on all campuses, including distance learners, are invited to join in Nottingham’s  second Open Online Course starting Wednesday 16th October! “Perspectives on Sustainability” is a 10-week course looking at Sustainability from a range of different perspectives and disciplines. Whether it’s just for interest or part of your professional development, you are welcome to [...]

NOOCing Nottingham: A sustainable approach to open online courses (ALT-C 2013 presentation)

October 3rd, 2013 at 02:10

The University of Nottingham’s internal open online course ‘Perspectives on Sustainability’ arose out of a JISC funded project which built a variety of sustainability focused Open Educational Resources (OERS and eBooks). Following the completion of this project, new opportunities were sought to further extend the work started, while providing a demonstration of open learning for the [...]

The Future of (Sustainable) Learning…..

September 19th, 2013 at 03:09

Yesterday saw the launch of the FutureLearn platform. In case you’ve missed the various announcements in the press over the last few months……FutureLearn is the first UK-led, multi-institutional MOOC platform offering free on-line courses. The Futurelearn proposition is to increase access to Higher Education for students in the UK and around the world by offering [...]

All welcome on our new Moodle course: Perspectives on Sustainability

2 February 28th, 2013 at 08:02

Are you interested in sustainability and how it impacts on you, your course and the world around you? Starting on Monday 11 March, “Perspectives on Sustainability” is a new entirely online Moodle module, open to everyone at the University, staff or student, and on any campus. The course will help participants consider sustainability from the perspective [...]