Place-based learning in digital universities

Submitted by miranda.prynne on Fri, 03/09/2021 - 00:01
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A discussion of how the exploration and understanding of a place can be the backbone of higher education teaching and learning, whether delivered online or in-person
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Four academics discuss the role of place-based learning in higher education which connects the classroom to the real world or indeed virtual world, providing a useful context to learning.

Hear where place-based learning sits within the framework of an increasingly digital higher education system, with Elizabeth Langran, professor of education at Marymount University, Reneta Lansiquot, director of the honors scholars program at New York City College of Technology, Robbie Nicol, professor of place-based education at the University of Edinburgh and Abbey Willis, assistant teaching professor at Siena College.

This webinar was recorded as part of the THE World Academic Summit. Information on further live and recorded events from the summit, which run 1-3 September, can be found here.

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A discussion of how the exploration and understanding of a place can be the backbone of higher education teaching and learning, whether delivered online or in-person