Monday 30 January 2017, 12.30 - 2.00pm Speaker: Dr Jude Brereton, Department of Electronics Workshop Summary Dr Jude Brereton will report on recent 'real-world' assessment tasks incorporated into a new masters level programme in Audio and Music Technology. Four different types of 'real-world' tasks will be presented: a research blog a data-gathering exercise made available … Continue reading Making learning authentic: ‘real-world’ assessments for Masters level study
Mike Dodds, Department of Computer Science Abstract | Presentation | Recording The flipped classroom (or flipping) is a new educational technique which seeks to invert the traditional model of in-classroom lectures and out-of-class homework. Instead, it advocates in-class interactive group learning, and out-of-class instruction via videos or podcasts. Intuitively, this moves classroom time away from mere dissemination … Continue reading L&T Session B2: Is there evidence for the filpped classroom in STEM teaching
Sinead McCotter, Senior Lecturer HRM (Teaching and Scholarship), The York Management School Abstract | Presentation | Recording This workshop was a revelation and the highlight of the conference! Difficult and sensitive conversations are part of every organisation whether associated with HR, student support, career development or discussion of poor assessment/performance scores. Whilst websites provide factual support, this doesn’t come … Continue reading L&T Session C5: Making a drama out of learning!
Jude Brereton, Department of Electronics Abstract | Presentation | Recording This workshop reported on recent “real-world” assessment tasks incorporated into a new masters level programme in Audio and Music Technology. 'Real-world’ tasks are those which exist outside the 'walls' of the University campus e.g. they have their own life beyond the confines of the classroom and assessment … Continue reading L&T Session C1: Making learning authentic: ‘real world’ assessments for masters level study
Emily Bowles, Department of English and Related Literature Abstract | Presentation | Recording This workshop introduced the potential of blogging: not only to support existing learning outcomes and course-specific skills, but also to extend modules further and incorporate careers skills at the programme level, adding value for Humanities students that will assist them in the most common areas … Continue reading L&T Session B3: From building research skills to professional development: using blogging in humanities teaching
Its getting to that time of year when we start to see the "hot or not" lists... The annual "Innovating Pedagogy" report has been published by the Open University. The 3rd such report of its kind, explores "new forms of teaching, learning and assessment, to guide educators and policy makers". Some of these new forms may … Continue reading Innovating Pedagogy 2014: OU Report
Spring 2014's edition of Forum focussed on Educational Technology. With articles on YouTube in teaching, setting up an academic blog, the student perspective on e-learning, myths and realities of e-learning, innovation vs expectation, employability, the future of e-learning, e-learning within a new programme and the use of Twitter, there’s plenty to get your teeth into. Thanks … Continue reading Forum magazine – E-learning special edition