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Creative approaches to assessment – Dr Rebecca Feasey

Chris talks to Bath Spa’s Dr Rebecca Feasey about her team’s creative approach to assessment in media and communications.

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Thoughts from Nesta on emerging technology for 2024

Chris shares what’s on Nesta’s emerging technology watch list for 2024

Using storytelling to support reflective pedagogies

Last week, Adobe ran the latest of its Creative Campus Collaboration events at Bath Spa University. I’d been invited to run a session so this is a brief summary of some of the main points. Assessing the process, not the product I’ve been thinking a lot about assessment recently from the point of view of […]

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Personal reflections on #ALTC23 Conference

Chris reflects on this year’s ALT C conference at the University of Warwick, sharing some of his personal takeaways.

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What happens when ChatGPT tries storytelling?

Chris experiments with ChatGPT’s abilities as a storyteller to see what we can learn about creativity.

Learning if the lights go out

Chris suggest some steps to help improving resilience of teaching and learning in the face of possible disruption to power this Winter.

What problems does the metaverse solve?

Chris summarises why thinking about emerging technologies like the metaverse help us focus on the core principle of solving problems, not trying to fit solutions into our own contexts, taking a phrase by Jon Hofgartner as a helpful mantra.

Helping teams to support learning in times of disruption

Lis Parcell and Chris Thomson highlight some potential challenges for college teams dealing with heightened Covid absences, with a reminder of some strategies and resources that could help keep support services going

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Does the “metaverse” for education have legs?

The “metaverse” is making headlines, thanks to Mark Zuckerberg and others. Chris takes a first look at the discussions that are starting to surface about this vision for future technologies and how they might impact education.

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Pianobook: a different form of digital storytelling?

What does digital storytelling look like these days? Chris assesses the Pianobook community site as a possible unexpected example of digital storytelling in action.