PLAs #2 – Gallery Walk

Thursday, 11 June 2020 by

Gallery walk is a highly participatory activity that can be used under a range of circumstances, and is especially good to do in a physical classroom setting. However, it’s easy to adapt to an online version using Nearpod’s slide upload feature, or to just convert slides into a single PDF file to download for each

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