Experts, knowledge and criticality in the age of ‘alternative facts’

As part of this SRHE event on 3rd April 2019, I gave a talk about my paper ‘Understanding The World Today‘ – broadly covering what interpretive dance, ribbon and getting thrown out of a club have to do with navigating a world of fake news. Continue Reading

Research Seminar – Designing Dynamic Curricula

As part of the Centre for Languages, Culture and Communication Seminar Series for 2017-18, I delivered an updated version of my conference paper Designing Dynamic Curricula: Leaving Space for Students to Live, Love and Learn. Continue Reading

Designing Interdisciplinary Education: A Practical Handbook for University Teachers (Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity)

I contributed a case study to ‘Designing Interdisciplinary Education: A Practical Handbook for University Teachers (Perspectives on Interdisciplinarity)’ titled ‘The Teacher as Co-Learner’. Continue Reading

Curriculum Consultancy for BSc Global Health

We recently provided curriculum consultancy for the BSc Global Health, meeting with Dr Mariam Sbaiti, Senior Teaching Fellow and course co-ordinator.  We reviewed the core curriculum, the logistics of teaching and learning on the BSc, methods of delivery and the teaching provision. In particular we discussed the difficulties of introducing active learning into a heavily content-based course with established lecturers.

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