Hackdays and Hackathons – Experience of running these events in a University

Team Pattacini discuss their plans for the Hackathon

Seminar, workshop, symposium, colloquium, forum, panel discussion – there are many types of interactive events where people can meet to discuss a subject of interest. To this, I would like to propose adding ‘hackday’ and ‘hackathon’ to the list. If you want to know more you about running these events and what the impact of …

Celebrating half a million joiners with the inaugural Open Online Learning Awards

Open Online Learning Award nominees for most popular single course run

The inaugural Open Online Learning Awards took place last week which was an excellent opportunity to gather colleagues together to drink wine, show off some success stories and hand out some awards. The night was introduced by Vice President for Education, Professor Wyn Morgan, who spoke about the importance of digital and online learning to …