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Musings on Twitter in Education #TWEED13

These are my musings and personal response to a conference on ‘Twitter in Education’ held at the University of Nottingham on December 16, 2013. ‘Twitter in Education’, or #TWEED13. The conference was organised by Dr Roger Kerry (@rogerkerry1) and @natasa_wonders and reported on the findings of a project on the use of twitter in Education,…

#wanderthoresby- Reflections on the legacy of Marie Louise Roosevelt Pierrepont, Countess Manvers

Originally posted on nottsarthistory:
Roosevelt Pierrepont, William Craig (1962) (Private Collection) If, as the early 1960s advertising slogan stated, Thoresby Hall was the Heart of Sherwood Forest, then Marie-Louise Roosevelt Pierrepont, Countess Manvers was surely the Art. The Lady in the cream jacket, skirt and hat, that the residents of Thoresby Park would routinely come…

Wander Thorseby

Originally posted on nottsarthistory:
The summer of 2013 marks the start of an exciting new collaboration between two Nottingham academics, Dr Ben Bedwell (Computer Sciences) and Dr Gabriele Neher (Art History). Ben and Gaby are embarking on a joint research project, Wander Thoresby. In this project, the Stonebridge Trust and University of Nottingham are working…

Musings on assessment: assessing essay plans

There is no question that writing, and in particular academic writing to a deadline, is a major source of anxiety for students (at any level!).The reasons as to why so much anxiety focuses around a task that lies at the core of the university experience – at least for arts students- are certainly complex, and…