Tag Archives: Birkbeck

Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [3]

I started the session by asking the students a similar question I posed at the beginning of one of my previous posts. Interestingly, all students had a similar experience. Initially, they were puzzled by my question but then one by … Continue reading

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Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [2]

I headed to Bloomsbury thinking about three things; first the example that Lord Putman gave during LILAC 2012 that if you put a “surgeon from 1912 and transport them to the operating theatre of today, they would be completely unable … Continue reading

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Information obesity, media and other teaching successes! [1]

What if you have spent 6 hours to update a presentation and when you were ready to transfer the file in your memory stick and head to class, your computer crashes and stubbornly denies to start-up? Well…, that was the … Continue reading

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Promote participation in higher education and equality of opportunity for learners: Value 2

In my previous post, I tried to address some of my considerations on how the design of learning activities reflects the level of my respect to the diverse student body in Stratford and Bloomsbury campuses. I really enjoy being in … Continue reading

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Respect individual learners and diverse learning communities: value 1

It is well established that the Higher Education environment is overwhelmingly diverse in its student body and so is my experience in supporting their learning across two universities (Birkbeck and University of East London) and two main campuses. My main … Continue reading

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Professional values of the UK Professional Standards Framework

My career in Higher Education started in 1997 when I undertook a professional role as a Librarian in the Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece. Teaching students was a natural function of my librarian role; it came about as a need … Continue reading

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