Assessment Feedback and Course Design

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04-10-2021

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Education

On your marks, get set, sprint This Blog post for Take5, (edited by Sandra Sinfield) is on Nottingham Trent University’s (NTU) design sprints – in particular on how educational developers support the disciplines’ design teams in working on emergent course (programme) design. It has been kindly written by Ellie Kennedy, NTU. NTU design sprints: making course...

The image shows a flow chart delineating: portfolio planning, preliminary meeting, getting ready activities, sprint part A, design work, sprint part B, design work and viability check, Sprint part C, design work, Sprint part D and final approval.

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26-11-2020

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Digital Literacy, Technology Enhanced Learning, Widening Participation

This #Take5 post is brought to you from Dr Carina Buckley of Solent University - and is in dialogue with her #Take5 on students and camera use in online teaching and learning from a few weeks ago. The Evil DrB herself Should your students turn their cameras on? A rebuttal A few weeks ago, I...

Two birds on a water bath

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21-11-2019

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Learning Spaces and Learning Communities

Creating powerful learning spaces and real learning across a suite of first year Computing modules This #Take5 blogpost is brought to you by Tom Burns and Sandra Sinfield – reflecting on a project that embedded creative learning development practice in an ‘Higher Education Orientation’ module offered to students across a suite of first year Computing,...

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17-04-2018

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Study Skills, Technology Enhanced Learning

LESSONS FROM A TEACHER DEVELOPMENT PROJECT: One positive instance of using technology for student learning, rather than its own sake. This guest blog explores the authentic embedding of digital practices within our pedagogic toolbox and has been prepared for #Take5 by Dr Paul Breen (@CharltonMen) who also shares, below, a link to his free book:...

TEACHER IN PAUL BREEN'S PHD STUDY USING I PADS IN CLASSROOM

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19-01-2016

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design

CREATING ACTIVE LEARNING IN EXAMS Inspired by October 30, 2015 iad4learnteach blog with permission from Simon Bates. In our last Take5 blog, we looked at what makes a great lecturer – this post explores what makes a great exam. Simon Bates is Senior Advisor for Teaching and Learning and Academic Director for CTLT at UBC Vancouver. He...

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02-03-2015

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design

What do you do when designing a new course or developing a new assessment or assignment? How do you check that you are working with your own education philosophy rather than against it? How do you prevent yourself from trotting down the same old path, not challenging either yourself or your students? How do you...

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17-11-2014

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Assessment Feedback and Course Design, Study Skills

Last week we met our new students - typically faced with lecture theatres full of unknown faces – exuding anxiety – or hiding their stress behind faces of studied nonchalance - or boredom – or both! Adrenalin and cortisol levels were flying high - everybody’s brains shrank to the size of a pea and panic...

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