#SoTLAdvent: Day 02

Table of Content Virtual Reality (VR) in Education A game changer or smoke and mirrors? VR is one of the most studied emerging innovative technologies used in several fields such as  education, medical training, military training, architectural design learning and more. Emerging evidence has demonstrated that Virtual Reality (VR) supported lessons are able to enhance […]

Day 7: Learning to Read Scientific Journal Articles

Do your elves struggle with reading (scientific) journal articles? Do they even know where to start? Do they know how to read them and extract appropriate information? Would you like to help them become more comfortable, confident and capable when d’elving into these tomes? Then, Day 7 is your lucky day! James Bartlett (@JamesEBartlett) and […]

Day 5a: Internationalisation and Education, is it becoming more of a dream than reality?

Gabriella Rodolico and Mark Breslin Remember to join us on 10th December at 10:00-12:00 for our SoTL Network Meeting! Today for Day 5 (Part A) we are going to be treated to a blog and interview about an Internationalisation project conducted at the School of Education. The project unfolded at the University of Glasgow during […]

Day 3c: SoTL: It’s not just the destination, it’s also the journey

In your third post of Day 3 Linnea Soler (@DrLinneaSoler, School of Chemistry) shares her Mindmap Musings which were used to underpin the thoughts and insights of today’s second post (“Share Your SoTL Magic”). You may access this Mindmap material via three routes: 1) Explore Mindmap through AYOA (there is no need to register)2) Download […]

Day 2a: Virtual Reality on the primary science course – School of Education, University of Glasgow

Gabriella Rodolico The lesson, Body Systems, was taught by using more traditional methodologies to explore the body, such as peak flow meters and velcro organs aprons to more advanced technology such as virtual reality (VR). This was a fantastic opportunity for the PGDE primary student teachers to take the lead in a micro teaching sessions […]

Day 2b: Staff experiences of hybrid learning during a pandemic

|Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed In this blog post, Dr Zayba Ghazali-Mohammed reflects on a collaborative research project with Dr Serdar Abaci and Prof Judy Robertson, that aimed to understand the experiences of teaching staff who were involved in hybrid/blended teaching during the pandemic. Undoubtedly, the past year and a half has been a rollercoaster. Many have experienced […]

Day 1a: Co-creating an escape room to help students develop graduate attributes

Sarah Honeychurch, Matt Offord, Nick Quinn, Matthew Barr, Helen Mullen   As academics and colleagues with a shared interest in Game-Based Learning (GBL), we have set up a GBL scholarship and research group and have been enjoying talking about the potential of using games in our teaching in order to help students to develop their graduate attributes (building on Matthew Barr’s PhD research ).  […]