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Engaging language educators: OERs and staff development

I gave this presentation at 'OERs and Languages' an HEA/OER seminar held at UCLAN, on 1st June, 2012. I talked about how LLAS community OER projects have led to an understanding of how engaging with open practice can lead to professional development in explicit ways (through impact of work on an external audience) and more subtle ways (through reflection, collaboration and review). Download the ppt file to edit and reuse.

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Identifying good and bad practice

The activities in this resource, like the peer review activities elsewhere in this collection, are designed to prompt individuals or groups to begin thinking critically about what makes a good lecture/lecturer. Included are a mock ‘bad’ lecture to evaluate and an exercise in self-reflection on your own methods of delivering a lecture—are you more comfortable using an improvisational technique or do you write your lectures out word for word?

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Large group teaching (Collection 5 of 7)

This collection of resources for English lecturers (and others) provides platforms and exercises through which to refine your ideas about what a lecture should and can do pedagogically. Included are examples of actual lectures, guidance on how to evaluate and reflect upon your own and other people's lectures, a mock ‘bad’ lecture and suggestions for how to stretch the limits of large-group teaching structures.

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Writing & the teacher

This resource contains a set of activities that use 'Imaginative writing' in various ways as a tool for thinking and learning. Like many of the resources in The Pool, it aims to breach the barriers between subject thinking and educational thinking. The resource is made up of an introduction and two different activities: Activity 1: helps teachers and supporters of learning to explore the way in which their values and experience inform their minute-to-minute pedagogic decisions. Activity 2: involves identifying metaphors for teaching and then exploring them in practical ways.

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Working with the Creative Writing subject benchmark statement

This resource is designed to introduce lecturers to the Creative Writing Benchmark Statement, and to help them gain a deeper understanding of how the Benchmark works and how it can be applied in practice. It invites individuals or a group to explore for themselves the significance and value of this kind of document. This resource consists of three parts. 1. An overview of the activity 2. Using the Creative Writing Benchmark: an Individual Activity 3. Using the Creative Writing Benchmark: a Group activity.

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What is the Professional Standards Framework?

A factsheet designed to introduce the UK Professional Standards Framework (PSF) and explain how it relates to the teaching resources developed for the professional development resources in the collection.

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Working with the English subject benchmark statement

This activity is designed to familiarise early career lecturers with the English Benchmark Statement, and the principles underlying such documents. It consists of three parts: 1. An overview of the activity; 2. An activity that can be done with a group (useful to leaders of accredited courses); 3. An activity that can be carried out by individual lecturers.

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The Subject & Pedagogy (Collection 1 of 7)

This Collection is the first of seven that make up 'The Pool', a selection of Open Educational Resources designed to support the professional development of English lecturers. This resource collection (like all those which together form 'The Pool') is designed to inspire thinking about the formative relations between educational practice and the scholarly study of language, writing, and culture. Of interest to lecturers at different career stages (especially those just setting out), and to leaders of accredited courses.

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The Subject & pedagogy: introduction to the collection

This Collection is the first of seven that make up 'The Pool', a selection of Open Educational Resources designed to support the professional development of English lecturers. This resource collection (like all those which together form 'The Pool') is designed to inspire thinking about the formative relations between educational practice and the scholarly study of language, writing, and culture. Of interest to lecturers at different career stages (especially those just setting out), and to leaders of accredited courses.

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