Engagement

Day 2 – Design considerations

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Written by Dr Patrick Tran, from the University of New South Wales In Day 1, we discussed game thinking and its potential in the learning context. Today we will look into specific game elements and their applications. Game elements in the learning context A variety of game elements in education […]

Engagement

Day 1 – Interactivity in Lectures

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Deep and Interactive Learning in Lectures Written by Glen O’Grady and Frederick Chew, The Australian National University The idea that lectures can foster deep learning through interactivity challenges the misnomer that lectures are, or should be, essentially didactic in nature. A series of studies led by the renown Physicist and […]

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Day 3: Assessment and expectations in collaborative learning

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Group and collaborative learning Written by Russell Waldron and Karlene Dickens from ANU Online. This module explores what to consider when setting up assessments for group learning and strategies to support collaborative behaviour. Australian universities confer degrees for individual performance. Collaborative learning unsettles traditional answers to questions such as: When […]

Espresso Course

Day 2: Group formation

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This course is written and facilitated by Russell Waldron and Karlene Dickens from ANU Online. Today we examine the factors that need to be considered in the process of group formation. If you decide to include group work as part of your teaching, you have a responsibility to guide students […]