Principles of Course Design for Hybrid Learning toolkit – Part 5: Formative – Putting learning into application

Principles of Course Design for Hybrid Learning toolkit – Part 5: Formative – Putting learning into application

Formative assessment is a pedagogical approach that refers to a wide variety of methods that are used to conduct in-process evaluations of student comprehension, learning needs, and academic progress during a lesson, module, or course. Formative assessments are for learning, while summative assessments are of learning and do not contribute to credit points…

Principles of Course Design for Hybrid Learning toolkit – Part 2: Introducing your module to your students

Principles of Course Design for Hybrid Learning toolkit – Part 2: Introducing your module to your students

Perhaps the most important benefit of creating module introductions is to help your students understand why they are doing what you are asking them to do. Module introductions should focus on providing context, whilst also covering essentials such as tutor contact details, module overview, the module guide, assessment, study planner and preparing students for hybrid learning…

Supporting the design and implementation of alternative online assessment arrangements

Supporting the design and implementation of alternative online assessment arrangements

At a time when staff and students alike are having to demonstrate their capacity to flex and adapt to unprecedented levels of change and uncertainty, not just in relation to their academic work, but more significantly in every facet of their lives beyond university – it has never been more important to preserve the quality of the learning experience and academic…