Agile Course Design for Professional Education

Reading Time: < 1 minute About this course In June 2020, the EdClinEd team at the University of Edinburgh, with help from some world-leading educational scholars, developed and ran an online course to help lecturers in healthcare education to design their own online/hybrid courses in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have now made the course workbook available for …

Generating Immersive Large-Scale Virtual Field Work for Zoology Students

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this post, Richard Fitzpatrick (Deanery of Biomedical Sciences) & Prof Tom Little (School of Biology) describe a project that creates a digital environment that faithfully replicates field work experience for both students and educators using the game Minecraft and Virtual Reality… Generating Immersive Large-Scale Virtual Field Work for Zoology …

Assessment and Social Justice in the Hybrid University

Reading Time: < 1 minute In this video, Vel McCune from IAD and Jan McArthur, a former colleague and now a Senior Lecturer at Lancaster University, discuss how to design assessment for social justice in a hybrid context. You can also download this conversation as a Podcast. Oct 29, 2020

Assessment, Learning and Teaching in HE: Covid-19 Assessment Collection

Reading Time: < 1 minute This page collects together the various posts and downloads published on Assessment, Learning and Teaching in Higher Education since March 2020, about how university assessment may be adjusted and reimagined in the context of the pandemic affecting much of the world. Kay Sambell and Sally Brown: Covid-19 Assessment Collection Aug …

Designing Assessments for Hybrid Teaching (5 min)

Reading Time: < 1 minute Prof. Velda McCune and Dr. Tim Fawns discuss designing assessments for hybrid teaching. The topics and ideas in this conversation are informed by the additional work of Jen Ross, co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education, Gill Aitken Programme Director for the PG Cert/PG Dip/MSc Clinical Education and …