Category Archives: NewDirections

new approaches to teaching and learning

Feed-forward Your Feedback

Assessment in education gets a lot of attention in research and at conferences but, in practice, many of us are still missing the mark in providing students with what they need to learn effectively. Recent research in the UK showed … Continue reading

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Serendipity by design – the ETUG Unconference

Welcome to organized chaos! Have you heard of the Unconference (see video) model? An exercise in emergent learning and collaborative organization, this year’s ETUG Fall Workshop was a deliberate deep-dive into a new way of learning together. My first ETUG … Continue reading

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Social media in B.C. higher education

I’ve been exploring the issues around using social media in education and, there are days, like today, when I wonder if the benefits really outweigh the risks. I’ve began exploring the use of social media in education when I was … Continue reading

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