Lincoln Academy of Learning & Teaching Blog


School Action Days

Dan Bishop –  Principal Lecturer – School of Sport and Exercise Science – College of Social Science – Staff Profile  I’ve long been a proponent of student voice and trying to find ways and mechanisms to get students involved in the development of teaching and learning. I’ve quickly realised that this is no easy task andRead More


Learning at Lincoln & Tutorials

Garry Wilson –  Dean of LALT/ Principal Lecturer – School of Psychology – College of Social Science – Staff Profile  One of the biggest causes of anxiety reported to me by my new students and those students I talk with at Open Days revolves around the transition to university. All change, even good change can beRead More


Featured: uncategorised

Top tips for using a Social Network in teaching

Chris Headleand –  Senior Lecturer/ Programme Leader – School of Computer Science – College of Science – Staff Profile  Social networks are very widely defined, and the term means different things to different people. So, I’m going to start with a definition, this article will relate specifically to “Selective-Audience Microblogs”. A micro-blog is a platform whereRead More


Featured: Digital

#Digied18 | Video-Based Learning

#Digied18 : Events for academics – by academics Following the success of the LALT Showcase: Education in a Digital Age event, the Digital Education team have started a new series of short themed events called ‘#DigiEd’. These presentations highlight examples of good practice that are happening across the University, throughout a wide range of courses, to help supportRead More


Featured: Digital

(ABC Workshop) – Developing Digital Tools to Support Level One Law Students

Dr Alexandra Bohm –  Senior Lecturer/ Digital Lead – Law – College of Social Science – Staff Profile The problem of encouraging independent learning In the level one module that I co-ordinate, tort law, we noticed that students seemed to struggle with developing the skill of self-assessment and understanding their strengths and weaknesses during the early partRead More