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Working with real time feedback to develop student engagement

Real time feedback to develop student engagement

Real time feedback to develop student engagement is being used in both Westminster Business School and the Faculty of Science and Technology by Ruth Sacks and Justin Haroun, respectively.  The video above is a presentation given at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day Ruth and Justin. “We are developing a real time […]

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Google sites and active student learning

Google Sites were discussed at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day in this presentation given by Jane Chang, Senior Lecturer in Westminster Business School. Jane has made extensive use of Google Sites on several UG and PG modules. Carefully integrated into these modules, they are actively used by students as a part […]

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Virtual Classroom Presentation, by Helen Pokorny and Andy Peisley

Effective use of Collaborate virtual classroom in learning and teaching

Virtual classroom tools were discussed at the 2013 Westminster Business School Learning and Teaching Day in this presentation given by Helen Pokorny, Course Leader for the MA Higher Education, and Andy Peisley, Senior Lecturer in Westminster Business School.  They discussed their use of the Collaborate Virtual Classroom on the Pg Cert/MA Higher Education Assessment and […]

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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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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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