Vodcasts: What are they good for? This project was for the second module of my MSc in Multimedia and Elearning: Introduction to Action Research. It was a difficult module to get started on. In fact, I spent every weekend of the first two months intending to start work but just ending up with a very… Continue reading Vodcasts: what are they good for?
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
For my MSc in Multimedia and Elearning I had to produce a Design Project, but although I specifically wrote down my ideas for the project, I then went off on a tangent and decided that a Prezi might be better. I spent (many enjoyable) hours creating this: [click on image to view] [WARNING: This is a… Continue reading and the runners up were……
In the first unit of my MSc in Multimedia and e-learning we were asked to create a blog and then complete a series of tasks. I started well but didn’t finish all the tasks, and I think I’ve found the reason. According to a Belbin Team roles questionnaire I recently completed, my main characteristics are:… Continue reading A worrying trait
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
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
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