pedagogy

Horizons in STEM: Making Connections, Innovating and Sharing Pedagogy

Learning Science are proud to sponsor and exhibit at the Horizons in STEM HE conference at the University of Hull on the 28th - 29th June 2018. The theme this year is Making Connections, Innovating and Sharing Pedagogy, and we look forward to exchanging ideas and discussing pedagogical practices with fellow innovators across Higher Education disciplines.

5 strategies for more effective online assessments

Online assessments are an increasingly integral part of UK higher education. The potential is huge, and the possibilities growing. But digital infrastructure alone is not sufficient for effective online assessment. A foundation of solid pedagogical underpinnings is needed.

Here are five tips to enhance the effectiveness of your online assessment practices. 

Science & Education News Digest: July 2017

Welcome to Learning Science’s News Digest for July 2017.

This month we learned about potential new changes to TEF and the pay-packets of vice-chancellors, and the finalists of the Global Higher Education Excellence Awards.

We cover a study on the thinking processes of chemistry students, and a report on how students feel before uni vs during or after. There is news, although it’s not entirely new, that the proportion first-class degrees is greatly increasing at some institutions.

In science, it appears that frogs benefited greatly from the event that killed off the non-avian dinosaurs, and we discover a “charming” new particle.

Science & Education News Digest: May 2017

Welcome to Learning Science’s News Digest for May 2017.

This month we’re talking tuition fees, top tips for digital learning, and student resilience among other things.

Science & Education News Digest: Feb 2017

Welcome to Learning Science’s News Digest for February 2017.

In case you missed the inaugural edition, each month we feature news stories, articles and blogs from across the Internet on topics including Higher Education Policy, education and tech innovations and other aspects of modern student life.

Here at Learning Science we are approaching our 10-year anniversary, an opportunity to  reflect on the past and look forward to the future. So we were particularly interested in the new NMC Horizons report on upcoming education technology. See the Guest Topic section below for more details, and stay tuned for our anniversary articles and lists later this year.

Science & Education News Digest: Jan 2017

Each month we’ll feature a selection of news pieces, articles and blogs from across the Internet. We’ll be focussing on three hot topics: News from the Education (particularly Higher Education) sphere, education and tech innovations or studies that caught our eye, and other aspects of student life today.

Our guest topic this month is New Year, New Education? What is predicted to change in 2017... and what should change (in the opinion of one academic)?