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You're spot on with your source, Steve ... that is undoubtedly a David
Baume saying 😉.

Ruth

On 17 May 2017 4:34 pm, "SteveO" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Sam and many thanks for boldly taking this forward.
>
> For myself, I think it was David Baume who summed up a session he was
> leading with
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> "Students learn better when they do stuff!"
>
> Many apologies David it was not you
>
> I would take the hour to introduce active learning and ask participants
> what they would get students to do; why and how it might be assessed
>
> All best
>
> Steve
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> On 17 May 2017 at 10:33:15 +01:00, Ellis, Sam <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Hello colleagues,
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>
> Last week I was at the SEDA spring conference in Manchester. I attended
> Pam Parker’s thought-provoking session on conceptualising ‘teaching
> excellence’, during which I shared the following vignette:
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>
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> “We’re about to make some structural changes to our PgC LTHE. I was
> chatting about this to a colleague [a lecturer in broadcast journalism],
> who said to me, ‘Imagine that instead of being eighteen months long, you
> needed to deliver your whole programme in one hour. What topics would you
> teach? What would be on your syllabus?’ I sat and thought about this for
> about ten minutes, before replying that I would spend half an hour on *x*
> and half an hour on *y*.”
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> I thought that this was a useful question. Now, I’m not going to reveal my
> *x* and *y* to you, because after the session Steve Outram suggested that
> I put the same question to the whole community, and then offer a write-up
> of your responses to *Educational Developments*.
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>
> An excellent idea! Here, then, is a one-question survey
> <https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/DNBRT6C> which invites you to share the
> topics you would place on the syllabus of a one-hour PGCAP. I look forward
> to reading your responses (for which thanks in advance).
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> All best,
>
>
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> Sam
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