How Peer Feedback Can Make A World of Difference in Your Classroom

It’s the beginning of the semester and there’s over 300 students signed up for your course. As you add up the numbers in your head, […]

Peer feedback for student learning

Professionals in all fields are constantly giving feedback to, and receiving feedback from, their peers. This blog post, for example, was reviewed by one of […]

Moodle: Other New Features

As we’re upgrading from Moodle 3.0 to 3.4 this year, there are a range of minor enhancements which have been introduced over that time, here […]

The Art of Reflection: How to Become a More Thoughtful Educator

Returning home after a particularly terrible day at school, you complain about how badly the pupils have behaved in class today. Maybe you crib a […]

Canvas highlights 3. Peer Assessment

Continuing our Canvas highlights series, this week we are looking at peer assessment. In Canvas it is possible to set ‘Assignments’ to enable students to […]

4 Ways Student Rubrics Make Teaching Easier and More Awesome

Rubrics are a teacher’s best friend. They standardize assessments, reduce the load of grading, improve inter-rater reliability, and more. It’s no wonder rubrics claimed fifth […]

Blogging as a Method of Assessment

The past couple of years an increasing number of LSE academics started integrating blogging in their courses. This took various forms, from using the blog feature […]

Moodle 3.3 will come with built in support for FontAwesome icons #Moodle3.3

Fontawesome  is a font and icon toolkit based on CSS and LESS. This is an icon font containing more than 470 icons to choose from. […]

Moodle Monday: Case Study – Moodle Workshop Activity for Peer Assessment

Welcome back to Moodle Mondays for 2017! This Moodle Monday post also includes a case study from Dr Sam Yoward in Physiotherapy on the use […]

Mahara, Blogging and Peer Review

Edgar Whitley from the department of Management tells us about using Mahara as a tool for blogging and peer assessment and its benefits to teaching, […]

How Peer Review and Peer Grading Can Inspire Knowledge Building in the Classroom

Citing von Glaserfeld (1995), Brill and Hodges (2011) suggested that peer reviews were conducive for knowledge building among learners through shared experiences. Drawing on their […]

Why This? Why Now? “Working Out Loud”

Have you ever started working on a project only to find out that someone else in your organization is working on the same project? Have […]

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