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Developing Quality Learning

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This wiki contains suggestions for developing the quality of learning using some of the Teaching & Learning tools within the UniServity learning platform.

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This wiki contains suggestions for developing the quality of learning using some of the Teaching & Learning tools within the UniServity learning platform
 
Click on the tool names to see the layers of learning quality
(even the dull sounding tools can be used creatively to extend learning!)
 

 

What is it?

* Forum

An online space for conversation. Examples of use include people asking & answering questions, discussing ideas, sharing knowledge and debating. Conversations can be seen in chronological order, or grouped into themes.

 Wiki

An online space where can work together to build up a branched knowledge-web. Examples include encyclopaedias and branching stories. A wiki also archives older versions each times editions are made, and allows for comments on each version which can be used for AfL marking.

* Blog

A web-based diary which has one author, but can be commented upon by others.

* Link

A link to an online resource; perhaps a game or website linked to learning.

* Task

An activity which is set by one teacher to multiple learners which requires resources to be uploaded or created within the learning platform as a response. Often used for homework or groupwork.

* Survey

Sets of questions for a particular purpose, with collated graphical or tabular/exportable responses used for gathering opinions.

* Quiz

Questions set which can be answered, and automatically marked. Both questions & answers can be multimedia/sound/image/embed code.

* ePortfolio

Personal, Online, Learning space which acts as a one-stop-shop to reach all other personal online learning activities and resources.

 File

A document, file, sound recording, media, image or film that has been added to the learning platform.

 Scorm

A particular type of large zip file, often an interactive learning activity.

 News

News posts with accompanying text/image/film/embed code (eg; Google Maps) which can be pushed out to many users.

  Calendar

Calendar/Diary events which can push to individual users calendars and/or contained centrally, with accompanying text/image/film/embed code (eg; PrimaryPad /Live Lesson)

 

 
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