News from the SHU Transformational Learning SIG

Report from the Transformational Learning SIG 1 February 2018 The Transformational Learning Special Interest Group is an open and autonomous group of academics from all faculties. It has been meeting every six weeks to explore ideas around the theory of Transformative Learning, a concept originated by Jack Mezirow (2000) and subsequently developed by others. The…

Using our hashtag – #SHU_LE

When you use our hashtag #SHU_LE you will alert other users of the site to your tweets. So, if you come across anything useful about learner engagement, belonging and becoming, communities of practice, active learning, peer learning and co-operation, and challenging students, please remember to tweet us by using the hashtag. Your tweets will appear on…

What do you do?

We continue to develop the FAQ section of this Learner Engagement toolkit and would like to know how you would answer some of the questions. Please answer one or more of the questions by following this link: https://goo.gl/forms/fnnShuaJmg0KXgDj2 You can also pose questions that you would like to be answered by the community and express your interest in becoming…

Tell us what you know!

We are developing the FAQ section of this Learner Engagement toolkit and want to hear about your experience please. We have developed a set of questions and are looking to the expertise we have in our own community to answer them. Please answer one or more of the questions by following this link: https://goo.gl/forms/fnnShuaJmg0KXgDj2 Using the…

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Creating a welcoming learning environment

We are developing the FAQ section of the Learner Engagement site and would like to answer the question ‘How can I create a welcoming learning environment?’ Can you help? Many academics use tried and tested ice breaker activities. Collating descriptions of such activities has much value. Please share, what do you do and why does…

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Welcome

We are making improvements to this site. Apologies if you encounter problems. An editorial group is being formed and this refreshed toolkit is being launched in January 2017. If Learner Engagement is an area to which you would like to contribute please contact us.