Retrieval practice

Wednesday, 15 April 2020 by

The concept of Retrieval Practice is not new to many of us (think flashcards), however in recent years more research has been carried out into how effective the practice of retrieval really is for our students by showing it to be one of the most powerful tools for committing learning to long-term memory. This blog

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A concern when transitioning from face-to-face to online delivery, which is driven by campus closures, is that the required speed of transition may negatively impact the learning experience. This is due to faculty needing to re-think their learning activities and to upskill themselves to succeed in an online model. This adjustment takes time. However, delivery

The recent and unprecedented move to online delivery of courses has left many educators transitioning to adapt their practice to an altered learning environment. Professor Stuart Kime and Jamie Scott of Evidenced Based Education discuss the challenges and opportunities for providing assessment and feedback online. Although they reference school contexts, these strategies are equally relevant

Make Your Images Interactive

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 by

ThingLink is a great, iPad friendly free tool for creating interactive images with music, video, sound, text and more! Embed and share your images easily in BB Learn, Edmodo, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ as well as html and email options. Endless applications for teaching and learning including student generated content. Checkout these fabulous examples

  The Ed Tech Innovations team has mapped these desirable teaching and learning practices onto HCT’s LMS tools (Bb Vista 8 and/or Bb Learn 9.1) to demonstrate the potential of the VLE to enhance teaching and learning practices.   The following examples of good academic practice using e-learning are outlined below to support Policies 3.1,

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