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Encompass: Decolonising STEM – what is this all about?
Our STEM topics are built in a culture of collecting and representing scientific knowledge based on clear facts that have emerged from (often) centuries of scientific endeavour. For those designing and delivering University content to students it has become clear that some more focussed discussion around what decolonising is, is required. A question often asked is: How is decolonising relevant to STEM? To help address this question, a team at the University of Exeter… Read more
#5 Lab blog – How do we know we are creating value?
Our fellows whose Incubator year came to an end in the summer, are currently reviewing the achievements and learning from their projects. I am looking forward to sharing their findings with you really soon. In the meantime, I am thinking through evaluation myself as we review the Incubator’s ten-week Innovation Lab, asking ‘how do we… Read more
Call for contributions to JISC collection – examples of effective digital working
What has changed in your institution that has made digital working easier? What changes have been made to digital working to increase inclusivity? What gems do you want others to know about? The Jisc Digital Culture Forum is curating a collection of case studies of shifts in cultural norms/expectations and organisational practices which facilitated productive and… Read more
Reflections on the Education Incubator Summer Writing Retreats 2021 pt.2
This blog is written by Tom Ritchie, who collaborated with Lewis Winks to facilitate the eDartington Writing Retreats in summer 2021. In this blog, Tom reflects on his attempts to make the Writing Retreats a nurturing and caring space, personalised to the individual attendees. The Education Incubator is a University of Exeter initiative, designed to… Read more
Reflections on the Education Incubator Summer Writing Retreats 2021
This blog is written by Lewis Winks, who collaborated with the Education Incubator to facilitate our eDartington Writing Retreats in summer 2021. In this blog, Lewis reflects on his experiences of moving an ‘in person’ event online, and the lessons learned. I have been lucky enough to facilitate three online writing retreats (each lasting two… Read more
Exploring Global Nursing Educational Collaboration in a Virtual Classroom #1
Introducing the idea A University of Exeter Educator Incubator project in partnership with Lund University and our Nursing students. We are looking for nursing students to volunteers, as researchers, facilitators, and co-authors! Globally Engaged Learning: What are the benefits both educational and professionally of embedding globally engaged learning communities in nursing education? Why is… Read more