This page showcases examples of teaching, learning and assessment activities under the category of Discussion, sharing examples from different Colleges throughout the University.  This category is based on those used within the ABC Curriculum Design Workshops(opens in a new tab), informed by Diana Laurillard’s Conversational Framework(opens in a new tab).

Each show case item shows an overview of the activity, how this was used in practice (with a link to a more in depth blog), a video and step-by-step instructions about how this activity can be run.

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Discussion

This activity relates to the ABC activity type of discussion and supports students with activities relating to debating, reflective analysis and discussion

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Dynamic Teaching with Live Audience Interaction

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Debating with International Academics

Featured Blogs

Activity: The Digital Debate (blog)

Activity: The Digital Debate (blog)

Return to previous page Deborah Whelan – Lincoln School of Architecture and the Built Environment – Deputy Head of School – Staff Profile Introduction The Bachelor of Architecture second year module, Design and Society is a rich and compelling series...

Activity: Campfires – Student Community Building (blog)

Activity: Campfires – Student Community Building (blog)

Return to previous page Catherine Redpath – School of English & Journalism – Senior Lecturer/Programme Leader – Staff Profile Introduction The Campfire initiative emerged during the pandemic as a means of community building. I had become...

Activity: Using Interactive Whiteboards Digitally (blog)

Activity: Using Interactive Whiteboards Digitally (blog)

Return to previous page Dr Giustina Monti – School of History & Heritage – Lecturer – Staff Profile Introduction When the pandemic forced students and lecturers to spend most of their teaching time online, I had to face the challenge of keeping...

Activity: Dynamic Teaching with Live Audience Response

Activity: Dynamic Teaching with Live Audience Response

Showcase / Showcase: Dynamic Teaching with Live Response / Activity: Dynamic Teaching with Live Audience Response Trevor Simpson–  Associate Professor – School of Health & Social Care – Staff Profile Summary: Poll Everywhere is used in two different and...

Activity: Debating with International Academics

Activity: Debating with International Academics

Showcase / Showcase: Debating with International Academics / Activity : Debating with International Academics Dr Deborah Whelan–  Deputy Head of School – Lincoln School of Architecture and the built environment – Staff Profile Summary: *It should be noted that even...