Category Archives: Action Learning

Peer assessment ideas

When students first arrive at university they are usually highly dependent on the direction and feedback provided by their tutors. But as they move through their degree, it is vital that they are able to critically reflect on both their … Continue reading

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Keep your students active

Photo courtesy of Julochka on Flickr We are fortunate in art and design. The nature of teaching and learning in the creative arts lends itself to active learning, in which students have the opportunity to participate actively in the classroom. … Continue reading

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What are the pedagogical benefits of video blogging?

    Video is everywhere The use of video as an instructional tool in Higher Education is on the increase. The widespread availability of affordable technology has dramatically increased consumer access to digital cameras, smartphones and tablets. Alongside this, the … Continue reading

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The value of action learning

Action learning has been around for many years, and can be a highly effective way to help students learn about teamwork and solving complex problems. But the key principles of action learning are often overlooked. I recently read a great … Continue reading

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