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Engaging Minds: How “Subject Talks” Can Re-energise Higher Education Pedagogy

by Simon Overton, Educational Enhancement Co-ordinator, University of Sussex Picture a glass jar filled to the brim with dice. My question is simple: how many dice do you think there are in the jar? Take a minute to think and

Posted in Academic Development, Educational Enhancement, Learning theory

Five Tips for Using PORTFOLIOS in Assessment for Learning

by Laura Clarke, Academic Developer, University of Sussex When I taught in my previous institution, we used portfolios as a summative assessment for students as well as a means to evaluate instruction. We scored the portfolios based on a rubric

Posted in Educational Enhancement, Learning Design, Learning theory, Marking and assessment

5 Myths and misconceptions in learning theory

There are a number of common myths surrounding learning theory that arise time and time again. In this post we’ll be separating some of the facts from the myths.

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