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Reflections from November Learning and Teaching Morning

Tweet On 27 November 2017, colleagues in Library & Learning Services came together for a Learning and Teaching Reflection Morning.  The event took place in the Collaboratory which is a new LLS space encompassing the digital classroom.  Colleagues received an overview of how the technology works.  If you would like to use this space and want more information, contact Rob Weale or Julia Reeve from CELT. The morning started with an update on the last reflection morning where the digital landscape was a key theme.  Neil Stokes, Academic Team Manager, ... read more

Asking is a sign of strength, not weakness. #DMUblackhistorymonth

Picture of barack Obama and text of remarks on fear of asking questions.
Tweet One of the messages that came through from the launch of Black History Month in the Campus Centre on Monday was that “Asking was a Sign of Strength”. It is an important message to take hold of because, for most adults, it seems that the opposite must be true. As young children we did not have a fear of asking questions, but for many people that changes as we grow older. Something; self-consciousness, or a fear of just confirming other people’s stereotypes, gets in the way, inhibiting us from seeking help when we need it. Some of the students ... read more