Creating Effective Online Tests

Contributor: Michael Gleeson There are a number of reasons and means of deploying tests within the blackboard environment. The focus of this episodeĀ is the possible uses of online tests and how you might construct useful multiple choice questions to get you started. Some of the ways and reasons why you might use online tests in … Continue reading Creating Effective Online Tests

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10 minute Crash Course in Learning Activity Design

Contributor: Karin Barac At universities a lot of program and course design talk tends to stay at the high level of notions of aligning program learning outcomes, graduate attributes, course learning outcomes and assessment. The real work of course design is making this all happen in concrete ways for the students through the bulk of … Continue reading 10 minute Crash Course in Learning Activity Design

Teacher-guided and Learner-generated Course Design

Contributor: Lynda Davies The circular diagram has been adapted from https://teaching.unsw.edu.au/flipped-classroom In the earlier post about Shaping Course Design and Student Expectations we explored how types of activities and interactions can influence student dispositions and their study practices, what choices are available between collaborative and independent activities (and hence what skills we encourage our students … Continue reading Teacher-guided and Learner-generated Course Design