Category: Human Sciences

From the Faculty of Human Sciences.

Active Learning: Special FLTC Recap

The Special FLTC Meeting on Thursday 12th October, open to all staff in the faculty, explored our big blue sky ideas for active learning in the curriculum.

/ 25 October, 2017

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

There is no type of rubric I have not mastered – a standard (weighted) rubric, a custom rubric, or a qualitative rubric! I am, however, completely confounded by the fact that my rubric is never attached to assignments in the Feedback...

/ 14 September, 2017
Headshot of Beverley Miles, with caption 'just ask Bev'

iLearn. Sigh. #justaskbev

Dear Bev, I go to great lengths to give my students critical concise feedback on their assessments. I follow the university’s evidence-based procedure (examples). I just don’t see any sign that my students are reading the feedback I give them, let alone addressing...

/ 14 September, 2017

EdTech Spotlight: VoiceThread

VoiceThread is an interactive collaboration and sharing tool that enables users to add images, documents, and videos to which other users can add voice, text, audio file or video comments – all asynchronously.

/ 17 August, 2017

Meet your Peer Review of Teaching Leaders

Peer Review of Teaching promotes a culture of ongoing reflection and communication amongst academics, leading to quality enhancement in learning and teaching (Sachs & Parsell, 2014).

/ 11 August, 2017

Prowise: A Quickguide

We've recently acquired some touchscreens in the Department of Educational Studies to support teacher education.

/ 4 August, 2017
Students gather round desks at a Making Lectures Interactive workshop in Action

Making Lectures Interactive Workshop: A Post-Mortem

If you weren't at our encore performance of the Making Lectures Interactive workshop (hosted by the Faculty of Science & Engineering and the Research Enrichment Program) on July 12th, boy did you miss out!

/ 14 July, 2017

Marks Are A Phony Currency

Last Wednesday, the Learning Collective attended a workshop by Chris Rust, Emeritus Professor of Higher Education at Oxford Brookes University, on REDESIGNING COURSE ASSESSMENT-A PROGRAM LEADER'S GUIDE.

/ 13 July, 2017

What Is The Curriculum Anyway?

A new podcast about learning and teaching in higher education.

/ 13 July, 2017