Monthly Archives: October 2019

#LTHEchat 156 ’Simulation as an assessment tool to promote authentic learning in Higher Education’ with Gustavo Espinoza Ramos @tavoer8

Authentic assessment The traditional forms of assessment are based on conventional methods of testing that usually involves the production of written document including tests, essays and reports; and follow the transmission of knowledge from teacher to learner that creates a … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 155: Extending Communities Through Networks and Frameworks with @femedtech #femedtech

This week’s #LTHEchat is going to be slightly different. Instead of being led by one or two people, it is going to be much more of an open, collective, networked affair brought to you by the FemEdTech community.  FemEdTech is … Continue reading

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#LTHEchat 154: Design for Active and Blended Learning with Andrew Middleton @andrewmid

Active learning embraces a number of educational theories and pedagogic strategies including problem-based learning, enquiry-based learning, project-based learning, and team-based learning. Such philosophies and approaches are often presented in binary opposition to lecturing and other teaching-led methods – approaches which are often how today’s ‘lecturers’ experienced university. In reality, active learning and blended learning are integrated amongst a range of techniques that address and involve the student in different ways. This can be different according to discipline, teacher and cohort. This melding of approaches is seen most obviously in the concept of flipped learning where essential knowledge is first provided online where it creates the basis for a deeper social exploration through vibrant class-based activities. Continue reading

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