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10: Production

Introduction Today’s topic will give you the opportunity to think about learning through Production, to help you consider how you could enrich and motivate learners to consolidate what they have learned and how they used it in practice. Learning through Production can have many important benefits for learning. First of all, it encourages creativity, activity…Continue Reading 10: Production

Day 5: Involving the students (part 1)

Yesterday, we looked at allowing students to see what others have created for their assignment – how about extending this to getting students to set quiz questions for each other – Today, we have  a guest post by Dr. Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel. about that. An evidence-based strategy that promotes retention of taught material and fosters understanding…Continue Reading Day 5: Involving the students (part 1)

Day 1: Innovation in assessment.

This week, we will be looking at innovative approaches to assessment – particularly (though not exclusively) those involving technology. Many staff are already starting to use tools such as Turnitin, Questionmark and My Dundee’s assignment tool for online submission / grading, but this week we’ll be looking at other tools, both those that we have…Continue Reading Day 1: Innovation in assessment.

Day 2: Playing

In the second #creativeHE post, Chrissie encourages us to start to think about play within the classroom asking, “Is there a place for more inquiry-based learning, play and games in higher education?” I can give one example of what I’ve been involved with, though I’d question whether or not I could really call it a ‘game’…Continue Reading Day 2: Playing

Day 4: Sharing Resources

There are a lot of ways to publish and share content. Where you decide to publish your work will depend on the type of content and the audience that you want to reach and how you want to licence it. Photographs, pieces of writing, videos, presentations, data and 3D models can all be shared in different places, with some platforms better suited to particular types of content. It’s important review the terms and conditions of any publishing platform you choose to make sure that you’re not transferring or losing the rights to your own work….Continue Reading Day 4: Sharing Resources