Teaching in a Digital Age by A.W. (Tony) Bates

I strongly recommend this open textbook “Teaching in a Digital Age – Guidelines for designing teaching and learning for a digital age” written by Tony Bates and shared under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. The book is available for downloading in PDF

e-assessment: Interesting data about typing versus handwriting in exams

Surfing the web looking for some e-assessment references for my next task in the subject of ‘Researching method in e-learning‘, I arrived to an Australian project called Transforming exams. There I found a PDF paper titled ‘e-Exams: 2014 UQ Trial outcomes‘ with interesting data about two interesting issues: One is the reasons given by students …

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Maps of interactions in Math Classrooms

The slideshare presentation embedded below posted by Maria Andersen, Director of Learning & Innovation at Area9 on Oct 02, 2010 summarizes a research paper from Vilma Mesa titled “Student Participation in Mathematics Lessons Taught by Seven Successful Community College Instructors” (see page 64). Maps of Interaction in Math Classrooms from Maria Andersen What it caught …

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Student works deserve an equivalent Teacher feedback

Today I rescued this picture from old annotations to reinforce, once again, the power of teacher feedback. I titled this short post as “Student works deserve an equivalent Teacher feeback“. A good complementary picture could be another one to insist on giving feedback as soon as possible to be more effective.

21st Century Skills

Roger Blamire, Senior Advisor to European Schoolnet, provides in a 9:01min video a clear introduction to what is commonly referred to as 21st Century Skills. Roger defines Skills as expertise or the ability to do something well. On the other hand, Competences are a combination of knowledge, skills, attitudes and values that can be applied effectively …

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