The PANDA framework, SAMR framework, Bloom’s Taxonomy, and Hattie’s Visible Learning are all educational models that can be used to create effective and engaging learning experiences. So how doe’s each of these work and ultimately fit together to create engaging and worthwhile learning experiences online?… Read More »Creating engaging and effective learning experiences.
Using a tool like https://chat.openai.com/ for summative assessments in higher education carries several potential dangers. First, there is the issue of cheating. With a tool like this, students can easily copy and paste answers from the internet or from other sources, allowing them to submit… Read More »The dangers of using ai for summative assessments in Higher Education
If you didn’t know, Canvas’ date fields are stored in, and I quote (from the rest api guidance!), “All timestamps are sent and returned in ISO 8601 format. All timestamps default to UTC time zone unless specified.” This info can all be found here: SIS… Read More »Python: Adjusting for DST from the Canvas API
When is it best to drive Canvas courses via Modules or Pages can differ depending on needs, but driving via pages is usually down to the skill set and understanding of Canvas features that a Teacher will use pages. Using Pages without Modules When you… Read More »Driving Canvas: Modules vs Pages
Next we shift our focus towards the first two elements of PANDA, PREPARE & ACTIVATE. If you missed the first part in this 6 part series then click the following link to read to article PART 1: The Power of PANDA! I’ve grown to love how using PANDA speeds up the process… Read More »Preparing & Activating
First off, what is PANDA and how does it work? The PANDA methodology is a way of breaking your VLE content up so learners know where they are in the learning process, and it’s particularly useful to blend your online content around your classroom delivery using this simple… Read More »The Power of PANDA!
I wanted to create a quick survey questionnaire for students in Canvas, but at first glance it wasn’t possible with the questions available, until I stumbled across ‘Multiple Dropdowns‘. I guess this will teach me to not read all of the Canvas Guides as it’s… Read More »Canvas: Multiple Dropdowns
Yesterday morning I saw a post on linkedIn about Personal Learning Environments, and that got me thinking about the current state of affairs with the Covid-19 pandemic and how education has changed our teaching and working practices. Having worked in education for a long time,… Read More »Personal Learning Environments