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This video is about how to create pre-recorded audiovisual resources (podcasts and videos) for teaching.  I will explain the process for a recent guest podcast I created, and give some advice on how to manage the process, which will be widely applicable.  View the video in MSstream here. What did you do? Why did you…
I lead a large (130+ students) module which involves students working in groups of 4-5 in an online business simulation. One component of the assessment is a 30% individual reflection on the process (not outcomes) of working in a group.  This resource describes the approach to structuring the reflection and how it was assessed.  What…
Assessment practice: podcasting Assessment is an area of practice that needs to evolve to best meet the needs of our students. Across the sector, there is a trend to use approaches that are familiar to, and appreciated by, a wide audience and include more contemporary writing styles, group-working and alternative forms of communication. Podcasts are…
This blog article shows you how to facilitate engaging and equitable group work by naming and explaining some principles, or ‘moves’ from spontaneous improvisation. These mechanise and demystify the experience of exploratory talk, giving everyone the same conversational tools regardless of perceived shyness or other such challenges.    What did you do? Why did you do it?  …