Motivation through collaboration with ownership, challenge and reflection – Revisiting Case Studies in Motivating the Learner (Part 5b)

I’m continuing my reference to a case study by John R Savery (1999) in ‘Inspiring Students: Case Studies in Motivating the Learner’ (see previous blog post in this series), as there were three aspects to engaging and motivating learners that I wanted to explore further. As part of a suggested approach to lead students to … Continue reading Motivation through collaboration with ownership, challenge and reflection – Revisiting Case Studies in Motivating the Learner (Part 5b)

Curiosity of context – Revisiting Case Studies in Motivating the Learner (Part 2)

Continuing my reading of ‘Inspiring Students: Case Studies in Motivating the Learner’, in this post I look at the case study presented by Stephen Fallows and Kemal Ahmet where architecture and design students undertook ‘experiential practicals’. Fallows and Ahmet argued that there can be a challenge to motivate students to engage with scientific concepts in … Continue reading Curiosity of context – Revisiting Case Studies in Motivating the Learner (Part 2)

CMALT advice: Core Area 3 – The Wider Context

I recently offered some insights as a CMALT assessor to learning technologists at the University of Sheffield who were writing their CMALT portfolio. One of my interests is in the role of policy and legal frameworks applied to supporting learning using technology, for example copyright, accessibility, intellectual property rights, institutional learning and teaching strategies and VLE … Continue reading CMALT advice: Core Area 3 – The Wider Context