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Motivating Students by Giving Assignments a Public Audience

Non-academics as Assessors Several careers ago, in a land far away, (Spain) our ex-colleague and Roehampton PGCE alumnus, Andy Hoang, was teaching Physics at the British Council School of Madrid. There, a most dispiriting bone of contention was the abysmal quality of his students’ lab reports. Nothing Andy said or did seemed […]

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Are you making the most of YouTube?

Many of you are regular YouTubers; some of you play clips in class or embed them on your Moodle sites; the more adventurous have your own accounts and create and upload video clips of your own. Not many of you will have realised how many other features […]

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Keeping External Examiners Sweet

Context It’s important to keep External Examiners “on side”, but that’s not always easy and can be more challenging when familiar ways of doing things are superseded by new approaches. Hence, the drive towards e-assessment whereby marking becomes an online activity and hardcopy assignments are no more, […]

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