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1 October - it's the month of IRC2014!

Well, October has arrived at last, and four weeks today we will be getting ready to listen to the first of the plenary talks (by… 258 more words


30 days to IRC2014 - here's Dr Zeigler's Keynote abstract

Just one month to the Opening Ceremony of IRC2014 – Rice for the World.

Mark that in your diary: Tuesday 28 October at 14:00 at BITEC… 288 more words


Crowdsourcing - students supporting each other's learning, simple and effective collaboration.

This idea is great, and a nice twist on the classic ‘Find someone who’ task that we love in Humanities!

It arrived at my door via… 132 more words


Wordsearch/wordle starter

Create a word search or wordle with key words from a topic you’re about to teach. Give this out at the start of the topic and get students to find or underline words and then write out definitions. 68 more words


Just 50 days to IRC2014 - here are the plenary talk abstracts

Can you believe it? Less than two months to the Opening Ceremony for IRC2014.

In fact, just 50 days. And to mark that milestone, we are pleased to publish the plenary talk abstracts. 1,267 more words


Paper Planes

In business studies today, we finished the ‘Understanding Business’ unit by looking at how specialised jobs can increase productivity, with particular reference to manufacturing. 

My colleague Tamara Brunskill came up with the idea of getting students to make paper planes, each taking a specific part of the process. 189 more words


Requesting copies of presentations, papers and posters . . .

Already we have received several queries concerning access to papers, presentations and posters. The only information that will be ‘published’ are the abstracts of all papers and posters, and these will be distributed on a searchable USB stick to all IRC2014 delegates. 110 more words

Science Sessions