Entries tagged with "assessment"

Methods of evaluating learner performance online

Methods of evaluating learner performance online

Thu, January 15, 2015; 14:19:00 pm

This article was written by Sheelagh Heugh for the eMatrix as part of the Facilitating Online Learning and Collaboration module at London Metropolitan University. Learning is invisible – as we do not know what is happening in the... [read the full entry]

What is collaborative learning?

What is collaborative learning?

Thu, November 20, 2014; 14:58:00 pm

This article is co-authored with Charl Fregona, University Blended Learning Coordinator and Principal Lecturer in E-learning. Collaborative learning is about two or more participants working together towards a shared aim or goal. In an ideal... [read the full entry]

Online formative assessment and feedback

Online formative assessment and feedback

Fri, June 27, 2014; 12:38:00 pm

This article was written for the eMatrix by Dr Caroline Derry, Senior Lecturer in Law at London Metropolitan University. "When implemented well, formative assessment can double the speed of student's learning" - Dylan Wiliam (2007) In contrast... [read the full entry]

Assessing learners by online means

Assessing learners by online means

Fri, June 06, 2014; 9:10:00 am

This article was written for the eMatrix by Rafaela Athanasiadou as part of the Facilitating Online Learning module at London Metropolitan University. What is assessment? Assessment can come in many different forms: Diagnostic; where the focus is... [read the full entry]

Teaching and Learning with Turnitin

Teaching and Learning with Turnitin

Wed, November 27, 2013; 13:33:00 pm

  What can Turnitin do for teaching and learning? Many universities use a software called Turnitin to help their teaching staff assess the originality (or otherwise) of the written work submitted by their students. Mention Turnitin to most... [read the full entry]

The Blackboard Mobile App

The Blackboard Mobile App

Mon, January 21, 2013; 17:40:00 pm

What can you do with Blackboard Mobile? Will the desktop computer soon be a thing of the past? There's no doubt that tablets and mobile devices are increasingly being used for work and play, and that many students now expect to be able to... [read the full entry]

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