PebblePad for peer assessment

| Contributor: Henry Cook | Peer assessment is a powerful learning strategy to employ as it engages students in the process of critical evaluation. Through this critical evaluation of their own or their peers work students can gain a better understanding of what the assessment process is and what judgements are applied to assess their … Continue reading PebblePad for peer assessment

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Active Lectures

| Contributor: Karin Barac | The subject of the humble lecture can be a contentious one at modern universities. You’ll often see think pieces with titles like “Is the lecture dead?” whose arguments are usually centred on the premise that in a lecture someone is at the front of the room talking at students for … Continue reading Active Lectures

PebblePad for student collaborative projects

| Contributor: Henry Cook | The difficulties faced by getting students to partake in meaningful reflection while in collaborative projects is well known to many academics. Using PebblePad, the reflection on collaborative efforts by students can happen organically on a platform that is both easily accessible and submittable for assessment. If you would like to … Continue reading PebblePad for student collaborative projects

PebblePad: Building Interactive Study Guides

| Contributor: Henry Cook | In our first post about PebblePad , we talked about how the system is primarily a student space where they can create and store artefacts of their learning. In this post we are going to explore how academics can also use it to deliver interactive learning activities to the students. It is possible … Continue reading PebblePad: Building Interactive Study Guides

Updating and Completing Course Profiles (Trimester 2, 2017)

 Contributor: Lynda Davies We provide this guide as an additional support for those staff involved in the creation of the course profile. It follows the structure of the course profile illustrating where decisions need to be made and the requirements we need to follow to be compliant with current official University policy, procedure or practice. … Continue reading Updating and Completing Course Profiles (Trimester 2, 2017)