This is a non-walk SoTLwalk and rather late. I hurt my back and walking was so uncomfortable there wasn’t much reflecting going on through the process. I was so annoyed not being able to go out much during a sunny weekend, I made a ridge-walk with Munro in milk foam. 😂 This month’s topic is … Continue reading #SoTLwalk August 2020
authors: Dr N Tasler & Dr VHM Dale As part of our Creative Pedagogies for Active Learning course, we are running a digital storytelling session led by my partner in crime Dr Vicki Dale. Now last year Vicki offered Sway or–if people wanted to try–Adobe Spark (inspired by a session Dr Monica Chavez ran) as … Continue reading Digital Storytelling, GDPR, and MS PowerPoint
I think it is time for a mini blog series on how to enhance student learning. Where the idea came from: I was in the middle of preparing my course documents and digital artefacts, to upload into the VLE when I suddenly noticed one of my Sway presentations had almost 7000 views! Normally its nothing … Continue reading Enhancing Student Learning: What are you looking for?
Course Planning Revisited A brief touch base, now that the course ran its second iteration, with a full participation list initial post * . You might remember that we adapted Freytag’s narrative arch to develop a framework for curriculum planning–rather humorous since Freytag’s pyramid is considered particularly helpful when writing dramas. However, so far it … Continue reading The Narrative Arch as Curriculum Design Tool
Last semester, when teaching on a course called Student Engagement, I asked the participants why they choose this particular course. They were honest. Seriously, I need to stop building trust, they were really, really honest. Continue reading Relevant Teaching