Entries tagged with "group-work"

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]

What are Shortreads?

What are Shortreads?

Wed, April 23, 2014; 7:23:00 am

Why Shortreads? The Ematrix is attempting to pioneer shared learning materials, written and used by practising academics in higher education. We know there are lots of other websites full of learning material, and they're great. But... [read the full entry]

Using Groups in Weblearn

Using Groups in Weblearn

Fri, February 01, 2013; 15:29:00 pm

How can Weblearn improve group work? By using the Groups feature in Blackboard you can set up an online space for groups of students to share materials and ideas, work together on group projects and assignments and demonstrate their ability to work... [read the full entry]

A group activity

A group activity

Mon, January 14, 2013; 13:35:00 pm

An idea for a simple group activity This is a simple exercise which requires little intervention from the teacher but can help to encourage members of  a group to work together and link what they do online to the face to face element of your... [read the full entry]

Collaboration Overview

Collaboration Overview

Thu, November 01, 2012; 11:27:39 am

How to manage groupwork There seem to be very few modules or courses these days which don't involve some kind of group work or collaboration between students. Although there seems to be a general acceptance of the idea that group work, when... [read the full entry]