Transforming Education and the Student Experience in Business
Recent years have seen increased emphasis on developing the student learning experience in business school education. In addition to understanding how students engage with learning materials in their respective units of study, attention has turnedContinue reading “Can poster assignments improve the student learning experience? Benefits for students and educators”
Making space for connected learning: an ecosystem approach to designing teaching spaces in higher education part 1
This two-part blog post explores the complexities and affordances of using space to make connections. The first part interrogates the structural rigidity that emerges from physical classroom design and argues that connected learning requires aContinue reading “Making space for connected learning: an ecosystem approach to designing teaching spaces in higher education part 1”
Teaching academics face a perfect storm, whether it is the precarious work environment or the increasing administrative burdens (e.g. online teaching). In addition, teaching has historically been perceived as a poor cousin to research. InContinue reading “Are we forgetting why we teach? The importance of reflecting on one’s ‘calling’”
During the lockdown of 2020, promoting connections and a sense of belonging became challenging. Leading in a Post-Covid World (LPC) was an intracurricular initiative run fully online in Semester 2, 2020, at the University ofContinue reading “Promoting Connectedness through Peer Mentor Support”
STATS Level of DifficultyMediumUnit Size EvaluatedLargeScopeTrimester DeliveryHybridResources NeededQualtrics or any survey toolRelated PatternsUNIT HANDOVER This pattern is concerned with developing a structured approach to evaluating the implementation of educational innovations in large units of study. Continue reading “Evaluation of educational innovations at scale”
Framework for evaluating online assessment in business education: Trade-offs in promoting innovation
In the context of the rapid transition to fully online teaching and learning driven by COVID-19 (Ali, 2020), the Australian Business Deans Council commissioned a research project into online assessment in higher education in Australia.Continue reading “Framework for evaluating online assessment in business education: Trade-offs in promoting innovation”
The recent move to online learning prompted academics teaching business analytics to find ways of explaining concepts that maintained some of the advantages of face-to-face teaching and learning. This included inventive ways of rigging upContinue reading “Dynamic Pictures to Support Learning in Business Analytics”
This design pattern on “crowdsourcing for learning” discusses crowdsourcing as an innovative pedagogy for large class teaching. This pattern suits a large asynchronous online cohort where an open call needs to be made to the group to collectively generate responses.
The context for this pattern is the rise of large cohort and class sizes in the tertiary sector.
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