Category Archives: Teaching

Pedagoo Xmas Party: Literacy for Life Session

The Pedagoo Christmas Party took place at Newcastle University on December 6th 2014. I’ll write up the full event shortly. I chaired the ‘Literacy for Life’ workshop sessions – the room was set-up with tinsel, holly, Christmas songs, chocolate Santas and … Continue reading

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Toon Library TeachMeet, 28th October – the write-up

This was the second Toon Library TeachMeet (the first being waaaay back in 2011), this time kindly hosted by Newcastle University Library. A late afternoon gathering of 14 people, keen to make the most of the freebies and food provided by … Continue reading

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Responding to the MOOC hysteria

I sat in on the JISC RSC Wales Lunchtime Byte webinar this week, delivered by David Kernohan of JISC, “Online learning at scale: responding to the MOOC invasion”. My experience of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) so far consists of: … Continue reading

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Experiments in using LibGuides for teaching

I’m experimenting this year with using LibGuides deliver teaching materials and activities, instead of printing handouts. This year we’ve rolled out our single Library Search (Primo) which makes searching a lot easier, so my rather detailed and prescriptive handouts from last … Continue reading

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