Introducing design thinking online

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”

Object based learning at scale

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”

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”