What does it mean to leverage the mechanics of games in higher education? Can instructors fruitfully use lessons from games to inspire engagement in their courses? In this blog post Florian Schneider discusses his experiences gamifying a graduate seminar in Asian Studies and offers practical advice.
Handling ancient remains in the field or lab is integral to archaeology. So why use digital reconstructions? In this blogpost, Rachel Schats will share her experiences with creating and using 3D models and will discuss the potential benefits for archaeological education.
What will be the New Normal in university teaching? That is the theme of the annual LTA Teaching Festival – originally planned for January 27, now moved to June 2022. Before taking a look at the future in June, Jan Sleutels shares some views from the past. There have been New Normals before.
Waiting at Leiden Central for your train, you quickly review what you just saw in class. How handy that it’s right there on your phone! A day later, the app’s smart algorithm sends a reminder and you review it again in line at Starbucks. Three days later? Again, waiting for your order at Julia’s.
How do you make effective educational clips and what happens when you share them on YouTube? In this blogpost, Thijs Porck discusses the rationale behind his own Old English grammar videos and reflects on their production and reception.
Hoe zorg je ervoor dat het onderwijs aansluit bij de actualiteit en de belevingswereld van studenten? Waar haal je inspiratie vandaan? Arianna Pranger neemt je mee in haar gedachtegang ten aanzien van de totstandkoming van twee onderwijsonderdelen binnen de Master Farmacie.