This pattern is concerned with connecting and engaging stakeholders such as teachers, students, educational developers, learning designers, and industry partners in the process of course design. This is achieved through a Connect:In workshop where participants share perspectives and feedback and collaboratively ideate potential solutions to educational challenges.
STATS Level of DifficultyEasyUnit Size Evaluated500-1000ScopeSingle activityDeliveryIn-person, online or hybridResources NeededSelf-paced interactive module resourcesDesign thinking scaffold for workshops (teacher and student) Related PatternsCONNECT:IN WORKSHOP Design thinking is an approach that is increasingly used to help creatively problem-solve, collaborate in teams in creative ways, and manage and communicate complexity (Razzouk & Shute, 2012). Design thinking skills areContinue reading “Introducing design thinking online”
STATS Level of DifficultyMedium Unit Size Evaluated1500-2100ScopeSingle activityDeliveryOnline and hybridResources NeededOnline museum catalogueRelated PatternsGROUPWORK COMMUNICATING CLEAR INSTRUCTIONSINTERACTION WITH CONTENT This pattern is concerned with active learning strategies for large classes in Higher Education. Object Based learning (OBL) is a student-centred approach that uses objects to facilitate deep learning. This pattern is useful for shifting student perspectives.Continue reading “Object based learning at scale”
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”