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You had me at bone marrow bingo

By Allison Glavin,

The study of blood doesn’t tend to conjure up images of classroom banter, bingo calls or The Biebs. Until Associate Lecturer Rebecca Keppel and her team of scientists decided to change all that.

Playdough capitalism: further lessons in radical economic pedagogy

By Elizabeth Humphrys,

In 2017, Elizabeth Humphrys received a FASS Teaching and Learning and Award for her work in the subject Economy, Society and Globalism. Learn about the classroom simulation she used to help students understand complex theoretical concepts.

Augmented reality for law students: a few reflections on Zappar

By Wenes Gunawan,

Jackie Jones, Subject Coordinator for Legal and Professional Skills, tried out the AR app Zappar. Here's her feedback...

Pokémon GO anyone?

By Wenes Gunawan,

Last July the Augmented Reality (AR) game “Pokémon GO” had millions of people around the world accidentally exercising from catching Pokémons (pocket monsters). Could you incorporate AR into your active learning design?

Lively up your lecture: polling tools

By Lucy Arthur,

There are two types of people in the world: those who watch cricket, and those who start nodding off at just the mention of it. No matter which category you’re in, you will no doubt see the rationale behind the TV networks’ use of live polling to keep their...

Challenging post-truth with Urthboy

By Jo McKenzie,

Post-truth is the Oxford word of the year for 2016. Sad but true. Millions of voters swayed to vote by emotion rather than evidence. So what does Urthboy have to do with this, you might ask?

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