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ePortfolio Activity 2(b)

ePortfolio Activity You are now ready to try ePortfolio Activity 2(b), to design a Blended Learning Classroom Lesson Plan. Here is a PDF template or MS Word template to help …

Assessment: Reflective ePortfolio

In this program, the Foundations of University Learning and Teaching, we encourage you to develop a reflective ePortfolio in a format of your choosing to record reflections on your learning …

Let’s get started

Welcome to the Introduction to Educational Design in Higher Education course. This course will help you to develop an understanding of the relationship between course objectives, learning outcomes, teaching and …

Weekly summary and what’s next

Thank you for posting examples of your revised learning outcomes. There were some good examples of flipped activities in Let’s explore online blended and flipped learning. One thing to keep …

Designing assessment as learning

In the past decade we have seen a paradigm shift in how we think about assessment, with a move away from a focus on assessment of learning to one of …

Importance of feedback in assessment

Feedback is an important part of the assessment process. It has a significant effect on student learning and has been described as “the most powerful single moderator that enhances achievement” …

What is a rubric?

A key component of good assessment and feedback practice is the rubric. A rubric, usually in the form of a matrix or grid, makes explicit the assessment criteria and expected …

Consider SOLO when designing assessment

Bloom’s taxonomy of cognitive development originally classified active verbs into six levels, from lower order to higher order thinking: Knowledge—the ability to recall what you have learned Comprehension—understanding what you …

Good assessment and feedback design in practice

Listen to four UNSW academics talk about assessment as they discuss redesigning assessment tasks to ensure alignment with learning outcomes, integrating technology in assessment design and providing feedback. In this …

Work Integrated Learning

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) refers to “a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work within a purposefully designed curriculum” (Patrick et al., 2009, p.4). …

About designing aligned assessment

More than any other aspect of the curriculum, well-designed assessment is the key to engaging students in active and effective learning. When you design assessment for a course of study, …

Blended and flipped learning: Benefits

How do blended learning and flipped class strategies they actually work in practice? In this video (7:45) UNSW academics discuss their design strategies, which cover: ensuring that blended learning is …

Blended and flipped learning: Lessons Learned

In this video (6:27) UNSW academics share some of their blended and flipped learning experiences. Insights include the need to: know your cohort and their expectations of the course make …

Tools for making digital design decisions

To make sure students achieve success in learning requires well-designed, developed and implemented approaches to integrating technology. This involves “…redesigning whole courses, changing instructor practices, and adapting organizational policies and …