This approach includes reciprocal teaching, peer assessment and pair-work where the emphasis is on students teaching each other and giving feedback. Erik Mazur talks here about the development of the peer-instruction approach that includes students watching videos prior to class; completing MCQs in class; peer review of responses; repeat of MCQ and tutor feedback:
The ideas for technology enhanced learning activities below use a range of tools and are based on the Best Practice Principles.
Students want more feedback, and tutors want feedback on how students are learning. Technology can enhance feedback in a variety of ways, here are some suggestions:
- Take pictures in class or use the Kapp board to save and upload classroom group or individual work and give feedback in Blackboard.
- Student reflect on their feedback in an online journal in Blackboard, saying how they will use it to improve learning.
- Students can engage with feedback in an online discussion forum.
- Feedback can be given via audio or video.
- Feedback can be obtained through students participating in an online simulation or real-world activity.
- Students can give peer feedback in Blackboard using peer-assessment tool
- Students can complete online formative and self-diagnostic tests in Blackboard with immediate automated feedback.
Adapted from HEA 10 ideas for enhancing feedback with technology