Tag: learning design

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Learning is doing, learning is context

Professor Helen Pask, happy to have students back on campus, outlines how Physics units employ contextual learning for non-Physics majors. She reflects on moving teaching wholly online in session 1: some changes have been short-term but others will continue.

/ 2 November, 2020

Departments rising to the challenges and opportunities created by Covid-19 travel restrictions

In this article, we share some of the creative efforts of three departments and individuals within the Faculty of Medicine, Health & Human Sciences.

/ 15 May, 2020

Dr Marina Junqueira Santiago: The power of play

The game-based approach adopted by Marina in Pharmacology tutorials ensures that students are actively engaged and motivated learners and receive regular feedback on their learning as part of the learning activity.

/ 19 August, 2019

Design, Develop, Implement (DDI)

What is DDI? As universities seek to refresh their courses in order to deliver a curriculum that is responsive to the evolving nature and needs of the community, the process of curriculum renewal itself has become an increasingly researched topic.   One such methodology for curriculum renewal – Design, Develop, Implement...

/ 6 May, 2019
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Do entrepreneurial skills enhance the employability of graduate engineers?

Integrating transferable enterprise skills into units by using MQIDEA to really boost student employability after graduation: find out more!

/ 28 March, 2019
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Want to reduce plagiarism among your students? Get them to play this game!

Educators can use gamification to keep students motivated when delivering potentially dry content: check out Amanda's academic integrity boardgame!

/ 28 March, 2019
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Welcome to Team X

Team X stands alone or can be tailored to the needs of your students. Use it online, face-to-face or in a blended format – the choice is yours.

/ 28 March, 2019

Join in the fun at the ‘Festival of Assessment’

Save the date in your diary and come along: 17th April

/ 27 March, 2019
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Enhancing professional practice through video

Using video technology for assessments can enhance professional growth and reflective practice of teacher education students and their supervisors.

/ 22 March, 2019