2019 OMHE Online Media in Higher Education

On Tuesday 21 May 2019, I attended my second OMHE (Online Media in Higher Education) event, hosted by Erasmus University Rotterdam. OMHE is a collaboration between the universities of Leiden, Delft and Rotterdam but all are welcome. I went on behalf of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. For the opening keynote, Jonathan Tinnacher from … Continue reading 2019 OMHE Online Media in Higher Education

John Hattie: Making Learning Visible

I first heard of John Hattie last year, when his book  "Making Learning Visible" was one of our texts for the teacher training course I followed at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. As an Australian living in the Netherlands, it was a nice extra bonus to hear he's from "my part of the world" … Continue reading John Hattie: Making Learning Visible

2018 Google Digital Marketing Workshops Rotterdam Business School

The Google Digital Marketing Workshops are offered at higher education institutions throughout the Netherlands. This programme is part of the Grow with Google initiative, supporting students and business owners to increase their digital skills.  Also called the "Digital Garage" there is an extensive free online training programme available: https://learndigital.withgoogle.com/digitalgarage. I'm one of the trainers for the … Continue reading 2018 Google Digital Marketing Workshops Rotterdam Business School

2018 Feedback Fruits Education Inspiration Day Amsterdam

Yesterday (20 June 2018), I had the pleasure of spending time with the FeedbackFruits team and other educators in Amsterdam at the "FeedbackFruits Education Inspiration Day" where I spoke about my own research about "How can elearning enhance study success..." The event was held in the very trendy "FreedomLab" in Amsterdam (yes, that is a … Continue reading 2018 Feedback Fruits Education Inspiration Day Amsterdam

2018 MFMC Part time Professional Skills Classes

This year, Manuela Damant and I together delivered two full day classes to the part time  MFMC (Masters in Financial Management and Control) students at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, covering the following topics: Personal Branding Presentation Skills Negotiation Skills Networking Skills As these part time students are also working alongside their study, the … Continue reading 2018 MFMC Part time Professional Skills Classes

SOWISO: Science and Maths elearning platform for higher education

If you’re a higher education teacher or lecturer, you probably struggled with the following questions: “how do I save time” and “how do I give students the attention they need and deserve?” Finding a solution is hard. It doesn’t help that both questions seem to contradict each other; the more personal guidance each student gets, … Continue reading SOWISO: Science and Maths elearning platform for higher education

2018 MFMC Full time Professional Skills Classes

On Wednesday 14 February and Wednesday 14 March, Manuela Damant and delivered two full day classes to the full time MFMC (Masters in Financial Management and Control) students at The Hague University of Applied Sciences, covering the following topics: Personal Branding Presentation Skills Negotiation Skills Networking Skills These classes were held on the main campus. We really … Continue reading 2018 MFMC Full time Professional Skills Classes

Teaching teaching and understanding understanding

Around three years ago, I began teaching part time at The Hague University of Applied Sciences (THUAS).  I began as a freelancer and have just finished two temporary contracts.  This month I begin as a permanent lecturer.  I've always been interested in educational theory and am currently following two courses aimed at those teaching in … Continue reading Teaching teaching and understanding understanding

LinkedIn Learning Launches and is free this week

I was very excited to open LinkedIn today and see this: LinkedIn Learning launches and is free this week (24-30 October 2016): I've been an elearning enthusiast for almost a decade now and have been watching this elearning explosion happening in recent years.  I've spoken about it at a few events (see my Slideshare deck) and … Continue reading LinkedIn Learning Launches and is free this week

New Toastmasters communication and leadership group – HUT (The) Hague University Toastmasters

In the past, I've been a member of Toastmasters and found it to be a fantastic way to improve my speaking and leadership skills and confidence.  I started as a member of the Young Achievers Toastmasters group in Brisbane, way back in the late 90's, and still have some friends today from that club.  One, … Continue reading New Toastmasters communication and leadership group – HUT (The) Hague University Toastmasters

MICM : Master in International Communication Management – my personal overview

In September 2015, I began studying a part-time MICM (Master in International Communication Management) at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Update - I graduated in August 2017 - which you can read about here: MICM Graduation For the rest of my MICM Journey you can follow these posts: My MICM Journey  But now back … Continue reading MICM : Master in International Communication Management – my personal overview