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Bridging the Gaps Between Passive and Active Learning in Higher Education.
This project attempted to bridge the gap between passive and active learning in Higher Education. The activity is to create a whiteboard video using software called Video Scribe which illustrates and narrates information. The topic chosen is based around reflection and how to…
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E-portfolio and Reflective Practice
Sharpe explains E-portfolio and reflective practice, Beetham and Freitas, (2010, p.209) as providing a conceptual, contextual pedagogical approach to teaching and learning. They are said to give students ownership to reflect on their own experiential journey, influencing their creativity; a potentially powerful, transformational pedagogy, used predominantly andragogically. In addition, Finlay (2008, p.2)…
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Flipped Learning
Flipped learning is defined by Mazur (2012), Mok (2014) and Strayer (2015) as a theory that changes approaches traditional didactic learning allowing optimisation of class time, whilst students are given the opportunity to engage in subject specific learning content from home; proving an insight to the learning that will take place in class. Neary and Winn, (2009 p.11) articulate…
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Massive Open Online Courses
To define ‘Massive Open Online Courses’ (MOOC) they use web 2.0 described by Treese (2006) the interactive internet, facilitating social groups web 2.0 allows users to generate information examples include; social networks, blogs and wikis. Similarly, Perkins (1991 p.18) proclaims MOOCs are a phenominaria in community learning whilst Sarmento and Peres, (2015) further…
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Gamification in Education
Gamification offers advantages and innovation in terms of teaching and learning. Firstly, Salmon (2011) refers to the idea of taking basic elements of games and applying it educationally, in a similar manner Fuszard (1991) claims; games encourage creative behaviour and divergent thoughts, providing a unique structure that supports the facilitation of teaching, furthermore,…
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