Friday, 7 April 2017

40th HeLF meeting

Learning spaces : Changing Perspectives

UK HE Learning Space Toolkit CC BY-NC 4.0


Our 40th HeLF meeting was held at University of Birmingham on Thursday 16th March. The morning speakers introduced the Head of Media and Librarian's perspectives on Learning Spaces. Members of HeLF were also given a print copy of the UCISA/AUDE/SCHOMS Learning Spaces Toolkit advocating a co-designed and pedagogy-led approach in the design process. Finally, Brian Irwin, new chair of HeLF, spoke about the working priorities for the newly elected HeLF steering group in the coming months and facilitated the afternoon's group discussions.
Caroline Pepper, SCHOMS vice-chair and Learning Environments manager,  University of Loughborough
  • Academic Library as Learning Spaces: a librarian perspective 
Pete Ryan, SCONUL and Director of Library and Learning Resources, Canterbury, Christ Church University

          

The afternoon was reserved for group discussions, Learning Spaces case studies at University of Birmingham and an update on the on-going work of UCL in developing better learning spaces, good practice and their A/V procurement framework. 

  • Update on the Learning Spaces from UCL Learning Spaces
Paul Burt, Learning Spaces Manager, Digital Education, UCL
  • Collaborative Teaching Laboratories
Joe Berry, TEL Hub Partnership and Development Manager, University of Birmingham
  • Learning Space Development, Pedagogy and The Student Experience
Ollie Ireson, Learning Space Development Officer, University of Birmingham
         

Presentations are available to download.

Next HeLF meeting:  
Wednesday 7th June at Newcastle University on the theme of VLE reviews