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We Launch Today – 6th September 2012

The Disciplinary Thinking Team are delighted to announce the final release of over 40 Open Educational Resources developed to support courses and events on learning and teaching in higher education. These materials are the equivalent of 300 study hours of Masters Level resources, all released under the Creative Commons Attribution – Share Alike license:  CC-BY-SA. … Continue reading

Disciplinary Thinking Launch Press Release – 6th September 2012

Open Educational Resources for Educational Developers Launched Today! The HEA/JISC-funded ‘Academic Practice in Context’ project has today released its full set of materials for free use under a Creative Commons licence. The materials feature the equivalent of 300 study hours worth of Masters Level resources intended to aid educational developers in the design and delivery … Continue reading

Disciplinary Thinking OER Launch – 6/09/12

The Disciplinary Thinking team are proud to announce that all their project resources are now uploaded to the University of Bath Learning Materials Filestore (LMF) and that they will be launched this Thursday the 6th of September 2012. There are still a couple of files to be uploaded and links to be tested, but on … Continue reading

Disciplinary Thinking on the Road

The Disciplinary Thinking project has been on the road with a trip to the Staff & Educational Development conference in May and the International Threshold Concepts (TC) conference in June. The respective workshop and poster presentation gave us the opportunity to discuss the project, raise awareness of the resources and receive feedback. In particular, it … Continue reading

Disciplinary Thinking Webinar

Today’s webinar went really well. We had a number of participants from the UK, Germany and the USA. We provided a brief overview of the HEA/JISC OER programme and then gave some background to our project. Jane and Colleen discussed the types of materials they are developing and showed us some draft examples. These materials … Continue reading

‘Discipinary Thinking’ Launch Workshop

Last week we were delighted to have the opportunity to share our ideas and some draft materials with a number of colleagues from the University of Bath and beyond. The short workshop focused on three areas: comparing how different disciplines view the world (a small group discussion exercise focused around a photographic image); considering disciplinary … Continue reading

‘Learning in the Disciplines’ Launch Event

Thursday 2 February 2012; 13:15 – 15:00 University of Bath The team is looking forward to the first event for the project and an opportunity to trial some activities. The programme will include discussion of disciplinary differences in ways of thinking and practising, in understanding digital literacy and in Threshold Concepts. These activities will be … Continue reading

Disciplinary Thinking Blogsite Launch

Welcome to Disciplinary Thinking, this website will go live on February the 2nd


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