MSc MMEL

Individual differences? Using vodcasts as a blended learning strategy. An Action Research project

This is the outline plan for an Action Research project for #mscmmel.  I have posted it so that any critical friends can comment.  I need all the help I can get, believe me! CONTEXT Teaching: I work in a FE college in the UK, where I teach the Association of Accounting Technician (AAT) syllabus from Level 1 to… Continue reading Individual differences? Using vodcasts as a blended learning strategy. An Action Research project

MSc MMEL

The future of VLEs

Mini Project 5  of Assignment 1 (MMEL) Virtual Learning Environments (VLEs) were introduced into the further education sector in the UK in early 21st century, as a means of enhancing learning using information learning technology (FEFC, 1999). However, it has since been argued that many institutions do not use VLEs effectively.  Furthermore, it has been suggested that there… Continue reading The future of VLEs

MSc MMEL · Toolbox

Design Project

This design project was produced for the ‘Understanding elearning’ unit of  MSc Multimedia and elearning. It consists of a series of video tutorials for using spreadsheets.  They were created using Camtasia Studio software, and follow principles for instructional design.   This will be discussed in the design project rationale, to follow. You can view the introduction video  and… Continue reading Design Project

Assessment · MSc MMEL

Assessment for learning in a digital age

  Mini Project 3 of Assignment 1 (MMEL) The value of formative assessment is widely acknowledged, with effective feedback being a crucial element of the assessment process (Chickering and Gamson, 1986; Hattie’s effect sizes in Petty, 2009, REAP, 2009).  However, studies have also shown that students often find written feedback to be unhelpful: not having enough detail, not… Continue reading Assessment for learning in a digital age