Single-day workshop scheduling

STATS Level of DifficultyMediumUnit Size Evaluated600-840ScopeWeekly activityDeliveryFace-to-faceResources NeededTimetablingRelated PatternsLARGE WORKSHOP FORMATTEAM TEACHING MICRO-DEADLINES SELF-PACED ONLINE MODULES This pattern is concerned with scheduling all workshops in a large, blended unit each week on a single day. As students spend much of the week working independently on SELF-PACED ONLINE MODULES, this ensures that there is an ‘anchorContinue reading “Single-day workshop scheduling”

Self-paced online modules

STATS Level of DifficultyHardUnit Size Evaluated1000-1500ScopeSemester longDeliveryOnline and hybridResources NeededLMS, educational media, formative assessment toolRelated PatternsVISUALISATIONSIMMEDIATE FEEDBACK ONLINE  This pattern is concerned with one of the main problems of teaching at scale, which is the lack of consistency in delivering content.  Online self-paced modules are an accessible and effective form of learning, often used inContinue reading “Self-paced online modules”

Live Q&A

STATS Level of DifficultyMediumUnit Size Evaluated700-1600ScopeSemester longDeliveryFully onlineResources NeededOnline discussion toolRelated PatternsSELF-PACED ONLINE MODULESONLINE DISCUSSION A live Q&A session where questions are ‘crowdsourced’ from students ahead of time via an online discussion or polling tool. This pattern works best in a mixed-model delivery context where students initially learn content from SELF-PACED ONLINE MODULES, and then actively apply information in tutorials with peers. The pattern supports this delivery modelContinue reading “Live Q&A”