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Writing Assessments

This is my quick and opinionated guide on how to write assessments for those new to the topic. Feel free to write a comment below if you feel I have missed anything. What is an assessment? This guide is interested…
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Add more instruction!

When doing course design, I am often developing over the work previously created by others. They can soon become overly cluttered with new material. The solution to many is to just provide more instructions or tutorials on how to use…
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The School of the future

This video on Twitter had quite an immediate visceral reaction, from its viewers. Perhaps with you as well. The responses on Twitter were very binary: “No, just no” “I haven’t seen a class of kids so engaged in my teaching…
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The more things change, the more they stay the same.

Recently I found this clip from 1973 in the documentary BBS: The Documentary (2005). “A highly interactive graphic based individualized computer-based education system” “self-paced and tailored to the needs of each individual student”. It is the dream of many an…
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Chalk and Talk

A scene from the terrible movie “Better off Dead” that really demonstrates the problems of traditional chalk and talk teaching.
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