Vol 11, No 2 (2018)

Table of Contents

Editorial Team

Editorial Team PDF
Gillian Keyms

Editors' Introduction

Editor's introduction PDF
Simon Walker

Opinion Pieces

Reasons to be different: a ‘post-1992’ perspective PDF
Peter Jones
The governments new career strategy: an end to placements for English Higher Education performing arts students? PDF
David Hockham
From Humanities to Metahumanities: Transhumanism and the Future of Education PDF
Poppy Frances Gibson
Cross-boundary communities, an alternative vision for academic development PDF
Chrissi Nerantzi, Peter Gossman

Case Studies

Workshops for subject-specific teachers’ training: A case study for teaching cancer biology PDF
Lauren Pecorino, Richard Grose, Pinar Uysal-Onganer
Exploring first-year undergraduates’ perceptions of poetry and their acquisition of skills in reading poetry for study at university PDF
Daniel Weston
Re-engineering challenging and abstract topics using Kahoot!, a student response system. PDF
Maria Gebbels
Learning and teaching partnership narratives relating to the open course ‘Creativity for Learning in Higher Education’ (#creativeHE) PDF
Chrissi Nerantzi, Norman Jackson, Nikos Mouratoglou, Debbie Baff
The STEPS course: Support through Tutoring, Employability and Professional Skills. PDF
Miriam Sorrentino


A holistic framework for developing excellent academic practice PDF
Ruth Pickford
Using an open digital space assessment on a course for new teachers in higher education PDF
Francesca Robinson
Assessment of Entrepreneurship in Higher Education: An evaluation of current practices and proposals for increasing authenticity PDF
Track Dinning
The impact of changing learning environment on students’ learning in marketing education: A case-study applied in higher education in Egypt PDF
Samia Adly Hanna El Sheikh, Reda Youssef Assaad
The Padlet Project: Transforming student engagement in Foundation Year seminars PDF
Wendy A Garnham, Tab Betts
Solving the group project assessment quandary: Can instructor’s partitioning of groups topics among students be the solution? PDF
Heba Ezzeldin Helmy
Experiential Learning: the field study trip, a student-centred curriculum. PDF
Laurence Pattacini

Conference Reflection Pieces

From distant collaboration to collaborative presentation: the EdD and one bedtime story more PDF
Poppy Frances Gibson, Suzie Dick
“What’s your story?”: Storytelling as an affective learning strategy PDF
Maria Kamilaki
Using wireless collaboration to enhance university learning spaces and encourage mobile learning practices PDF
Dominic William Pates
With the integration of learning apps, what are Moodle’s prospects? PDF
Emmanuel Mogaji

Technology Reviews

Using Flipgrid to develop social learning PDF
John Stoszkowski
Google Classroom: An online learning environment to support blended learning PDF
Kizzy Beaumont
Engaging students on their devices with Mentimeter PDF
Kat Sarah Anne Vallely, Poppy Gibson
Using mobile technology to facilitate formative assessment and support learning in apprenticeship programmes PDF
Richie Ryan, Gina Noonan, Eddie McElheron