Anna Armstrong

Creating effective and interesting reading lists

This blog post was written by Edyta Krol, Academic Support Librarian The reading list (RL) is usually one of the core resources of any course and the student’s ability to access it effectively in the format they require can make… Continue Reading →

New year, new TIPs

Happy new year! We’ve got some new and interesting topics lined up between now and May.  All staff are welcome to attend so come and join us for an informal discussion about digital skills in education.  And if you’re already… Continue Reading →

3 ways to use Poll Everywhere to support learning

It was a lively start to the new series of Coffee Break TIPs.  We discussed practical ways to use Poll Everywhere to get students thinking in the classroom and to give feedback to the lecturer. Poll Everywhere is the University’s… Continue Reading →

We’re back!

The series is back for another 30 weeks of topics, discussion and sharing practice We’re really pleased to announce that Coffee Break TIPs is back with another 30 weeks of topics, all themed around developing practical digital skills for use… Continue Reading →

What are Coffee Break TIPs?

Matt Lingard, Head of Technology Enhanced Learning at UWL, introduces Coffee Break TIPS in this 2 minute video. Video transcript Coffee Break TIPs are collaborative events Organised at the University of West London by the Institute for Teaching, Innovation and Learning… Continue Reading →

Using twitter to promote a project

Yesterday’s coffee break tips was about how to use Twitter for Learning, Teaching and Research. There’s lots of interesting stuff we could have talked about, how twitter is used in the classroom, or how it can be used to study… Continue Reading →

Giving all students a voice with questions and surveys

This was a really inspiring and interesting session where colleagues shared two very different uses of Poll Everywhere which have brought benefits for teachers and students in the London School of Film, Media and Design, and the London College of… Continue Reading →

Taking control of communicating with students

Today we met for our first Coffee break TIPs discussion; 30 minutes of sharing ways to ensure our students get our essential messages, and how we manage their queries. Nick Pearce (Senior Lecturer, Integrated Foundation Provision) described how he uses… Continue Reading →

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