The Non-Disposable Assignment: Enhancing Personalised Learning

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Relevance to the Student

  It occurs to me that relevance is a key factor for creating a non-disposable project.  I am inheriting a new course this term (forest ecology & silvics).  Just by the nature of the topic, the ecology part will likely… Continue Reading →

A Tale of Two Bridges Campuses abound with energy, ideas and an endless supply of student engagement. On-site, students can walk out of their classes,  into a tentful of other students who are more than happy to engage them in… Continue Reading →

Breaking Ground

The link above is a nice image of my reflections following the session last week: I love the idea, but can I get around the technology to support my students in participating in open learning? So…. I had wanted to… Continue Reading →

Why stop at an assignment?

This workshop was scheduled at just the right time. I am comfortably teaching a first year class that has been recently redesigned, and have a brand new prep for the spring. I have a blank slate to fill, and the… Continue Reading →

If I had a nickel for every student assignment that was never picked up, I’d be a wealthy woman!

This initial workshop in the series already has me hooked. It was my first introduction to the idea of The Non-Disposable Assignment. My early impression is of the benefits to students, as well the credibility it would yield the instructor,… Continue Reading →

Engaging Students as Editors of an Undergraduate Journal

David Livingstone from Liberal Studies describe the Compass Rose Undergraduate Journal project which is curated by a student directed editorial board.

Engaging Students in Peer Review and Collaborative Writing Assignments

Doug Corrin from Forestry explains how he uses wikis to support peer review and collaborative writing in his course.

Live reflections

Throughout our workshops you will be invited to reflect openly in this post category.  Feel free to share thoughts on the non-disposable assignment, design considerations, useful resources, apprehensions, or ideas! Photo by Srivatsa Sreenivasarao on Unsplash

Designing for Difficulty: Social Pedagogies as a Framework for Course Design by Randy Bass and Heidi Elmendorf

The rise of Web-based participatory culture, social media, and networked information has put the realm of the “social” at the centre of what it means to share and build knowledge in our culture. Yet, we have only begun to understand… Continue Reading →

Design Attributes of Open Pedagogy by Bronwyn Hegarty

In this article, the author establishes a rationale for the term open pedagogy, and, using current research, presents eight attributes of open pedagogy grounded in the concept of openness and Open Educational Practice (OEP). Participatory technologies present many challenges for educators, who may not know… Continue Reading →

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