Professor Barbara Allan, Dean of Westminster Business School.

Capitalising on blended learning

  Professor Barbara Allan, Dean of Westminster Business School, gave this plenary at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day, on the topic of Capitalising on Blended Learning. Professor Allan begins by talking about how successful the learning and teaching say was and how much of a buzz it created among attendees.  She […]

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Learning Theories in BSL: Bloom's taxonomy.

Learning Theories in BSL: Bloom’s taxonomy

This video was created in partnership between the educational development team at Westminster University and City Literary Institute as an outcome of a successful bid to create blended teaching and learning resources for Initial Teacher Education in 2013.  The following is an excerpt from an article submitted to FE News by Rebecca Eliahoo of the […]

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Blog grading criteria

Blog grading criteria

  The above resource (click image to open) is an example of grading criteria used to mark blogs in a module that is part of the MA Higher Education. The criteria have been refined over time to include peer learning, as this is a valuable aspect of blogging – blogging is more like a conversation, […]

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Blogging for assessment

Blogging for assessment

A former MA Higher Education student talks about his experience of blogging as part of module assessment.  He talks about his initial fears, how he overcame them and how much he benefited from this experience. Blogging offers a way for students to have ‘learning conversations’ with one another, allowing them to present their ideas and […]

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