Introducing Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes

The Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes focus provides us with an opportunity to revisit MELSIG’s roots and the widespread interest of innovators in the role of the recorded voice to supported learning, teaching and assessment. In this strand, we will take a broad view of the idea of podcasting and identify ways in which the ‘digital … More Introducing Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes

Media Frenzy – host a party for academic innovators

On Thursday 21st June hold a Media Frenzy celebration wherever you are. Get your inspirational innovators together for an hour to make, a ‘Voice of the Innovators’ audio case study lasting less than three minutes (see method) a ‘howto’ screencast an infographic or answer one of our toolkit FAQs using Flipgrid – we will post questions … More Media Frenzy – host a party for academic innovators

Open Badges to recognise contributions

MELSIG is a voluntary association dependent on the collective energies of people who engage with it. With our commitment to making and sharing knowledge in the form of toolkits through co-production, Open Badges allow us to recognise the contributions of participants. MELSIG now has three badges it will award to recognise participation in building our … More Open Badges to recognise contributions

Introducing Digital Media for Flipped Active & Blended Learning

Andrew Middleton & Graham McElearney This post introduces the FAB strand for our forthcoming Toolkit in a Day MELSIG event in Sheffield. Similar posts on the Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes and the Social Media for Learning strands will follow. This toolkit will explore the role of digital media to support student-centred active learning. It is … More Introducing Digital Media for Flipped Active & Blended Learning

Meet the toolkit hosts for Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media

We have quite a team who have come together to take us through the process of building our Toolkits in a Day on the 21st June. Let me introduce you, in no particular order: Deb Baff @debbaff Deb is a keen advocate of social media for learning. A Senior Academic Developer at Swansea University and … More Meet the toolkit hosts for Enhancing Practice with Digital and Social Media

Voices of Innovators

You may be aware that the MELSIG community is crowdsourcing toolkits to support academic innovation. On the 21st of June we are running the next MELSIG event in Sheffield using Toolkit in a Day methodology. One of the secrets to that is to encourage people to submit useful materials beforehand. This call goes out to the … More Voices of Innovators