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Key messages from the 2016 UCISA TEL Survey

At this year’s ALT-C conference, Richard Walker led a discussion session on: ‘Open and flexible learning opportunities for all?   1,471 more words

Conferences & Presentations

Badges In Wonderland - 10 Things We Learned Gamifying a Conference

Following up from my earlier blog on the “how” of gamifying the UCISA Support Services Conference (USSC16) in Leeds this year, here’s (finally!) the notes on what I learned from the experience – things that worked, things that didn’t work and things I’d definitely do if I had to do it again! 2,466 more words

Higher Education

Review, Reflect and Remember - Playful Learning #playlearn16 @playlearnconf @ucisa

The Hull team arriving at the Playful Learning Conference, 13-15 July 2016.

On arrival* participants were inducted into the marble game which ran throughout the three days. 1,312 more words

Learning Development

Badges Badges Badges! How we gamified a conference

Earlier this month I ran an exercise effectively gamifying elements of UCISA’s Support Services Conference in Leeds, and there are two blogs that I’d like to do on the experience – firstly how we did it (this one – it’ll be a bit dry, but I’ll aim to stick to *what* we did rather than offer much commentary) and secondly, what I learned from it and what I’d do next time(!). 2,113 more words

Higher Education

digital detective #playlearn16

This week I’m at the Birley Campus of MMU attending the Playful Learning Conference #playlearn16. Thank you @UCISA for the bursary which made this amazing experience possible.   714 more words

Digital Capabilities

UCISA SSG16 Day 3: Thinking, Hacking, Brilliance

Day three ends on a high. Today has been about thinking differently. I think I’ll leave thinking differently. Considering I was not sure I’d enjoy SSG I sit here sad it’s over. 986 more words


UCISA SSG16 Day 2: Boxes, Bees, Dance

UCISA SSG continues to surprise me on day two. There was a bit about shiny stuff, a word from our students, a bit about processes, a bit about bees and some fervent dancing. 1,499 more words