Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022

Posted on: 20 June 2022 | Category: General

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Buddycheck is a peer evaluation tool used to help students to feedback and reflect upon the contribution of themselves and their peers towards groupwork tasks. This can be used to make assessment of groupwork fairer through increased accountability and peer-moderation of grades. It can also be used formatively as a prompt for reflection and source of feedback leading to development of teamwork skills. Buddycheck is intergrated into Canvas, and available for all staff at the University of Liverpool to use.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 20 - the one with the kettle and the mug

Posted on: 10 June 2022 | Category: General

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In Episode 20, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our islands have included adjusting our teaching to work-based learning, the importance of tea breaks in the staff room, getting students to use their curiosity to construct research problems, mental shortcuts for research projects to agile stationery and co-creating a shared dictionary for teaching.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 19 - the one with the treasure hunt

Posted on: 6 April 2022 | Category: General

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In Episode 19, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our islands have included micro-learning, trauma-informed pedagogy, authentic learning, simulation, portfolio-based dissertations and the importance of creating social spaces for students to open the door fully to their learning potential.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 18 - the one with the podcasts

Posted on: 18 March 2022 | Category: General

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In Episode 18, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our discussion ranged from the importance of supporting students holistically, the value of blended learning, podcasts as versatile pedagogies, OERs, Self Organised Learning Environments (SOLE) and online engagement frameworks.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 17 - the one with the Play-Doh

Posted on: 25 February 2022 | Category: General

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In Episode 17, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our discussion covered lots of areas from design thinking, slow thinking, creativity, self-determined learning and sustainability.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 16 - the one with the knots

Posted on: 26 January 2022 | Category: General

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In Episode 16, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, we talked about being responsive to our students’ needs, and going back to basics if need be, the pedagogy of kindness, the role of lectures and the importance of listening as part of the learning process.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 15 - the one with Winnie-the-Pooh

Posted on: 17 December 2021 | Category: General

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In Episode 15, our guests’ lightbulb moments included ways of facilitating learning through questioning, good learning design, our boat of treasure island pedagogies/props carries items including bottles of confidence, constructive alignment, De Bono’s thinking hats and characters from Winnie-the-Pooh.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 14 - the one with the kai

Posted on: 2 December 2021 | Category: General

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In Episode 14, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our discussion featured Māori, Confucian and Arabic traditions and contexts, the focus on the whole person and creating the right environment for learning, including the importance of rituals that facilitate flexible and informal learning, such as through ‘kai’ (food) time.

Treasure Island Pedagogies: Episode 13 - the one with the GIFs

Posted on: 9 November 2021 | Category: General

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In Episode 13, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, our discussion veered from gradually lit-up to disco lightbulb moments, from simulation-based learning through to the role of debate, photo voice and the skills of using gifs.

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    Buddycheck Feature Update June 2022

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    Posted on: 20 June 2022 | Category: General

    Buddycheck is a peer evaluation tool used to help students to feedback and reflect upon the contribution of themselves and their peers towards groupwork tasks. This can be used to make assessment of groupwork fairer through increased accountability and peer-moderation of grades. It can also be used formatively as a prompt for reflection and source of feedback leading to development of teamwork skills. Buddycheck is intergrated into Canvas, and available for all staff at the University of Liverpool to use.

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