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How dance classes are helping people with dementia

As dementia becomes more prevalent in ageing populations, scientists are increasingly looking at preventing and treating the condition without drugs.

Music and dancing appear to have a protective effect and researchers from the Sidney De Haan Centre at Canterbury Christ Church University are working with a dance company to analyse their benefits. 13 more words


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We are a group of 9 women and each one has a decade. We are looking find short clips of 10 seconds showing the evolution and the representation of women through years. 34 more words

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Students as Partners and some Radical Participation - The 15th Durham Blackboard Users' Conference

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the 15th annual Durham Blackboard Users’ Conference, organised and held at Durham University. It was my first time at this particular conference, although I had heard from current and previous colleagues that it is always very worthwhile and enjoyable. 1,121 more words

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Building the Evidence Base for Lecture Capture

Loughborough University hosted their second mini-conference on Lecture Capture on 17 December 2014. The focus: to draw upon, create and discuss the value of evidence in favour of, or against, the use of lecture capture in higher education. 1,433 more words

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Report from the Echo 360 (Replay) – ANZ Community Conference 2014

Echo 360 – ANZ Community Conference 2014

What are the current trends in lecture recording activity across the Australian and New Zealand (ANZ) higher education sectors? 1,740 more words

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Team Teaching

By Nathan Woods

Team-teaching can motivate students and teachers, and help to create an open, democratic learning environment. When working in teams, teachers can take advantage of their differences in knowledge, opinions, ideas, and personality to model collaborative dialogue and behaviour, which can improve learning outcomes for students (Cotton, 1982; Murata, 2002; Slater, 1993; Walker, 2008). 3,654 more words