Alan Cliff and Rebecca Swartz, Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) University of Cape Town, South Africa  This seminar grapples in particular with the opportunities and challenges for curriculum (teaching, learning and assessment) presented by processes of unbundling in public higher education institutions in South Africa (and by implication in the U.K. and…
In this talk David Williamson Shaffer Vilas, Distinguished Achievement Professor of Learning Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will look at how immersive virtual worlds can be used to develop and assess professional ways of thinking.
Learning in the 21st century means thinking in complex and collaborative ways that are situated in a real world context. This workshop will introduce participants to Epistemic Network Analysis (ENA), a tool for modelling complex thinking. A central premise of ENA is that complex thinking is characterized by a network of connections in a domain….
This event is an opportunity to share highlights from a research project on “Digital Making” involving two schools in Leeds.
The main learning activity provided by Intelligent Tutoring Systems is problem solving, although several recent projects show the benefit of combining problem solving with worked examples. Previous research has shown that learning from examples is an effective learning strategy, especially for novice learners. A worked example provides step-by-step explanations of how a problem is solved….