LED Research Centre Lightning Talk


We would like to invite you to attend a series of ‘Lightning Talks’ to be held via Skype on Wednesdays between 13.00-14.00.  

Wednesday 10 June 2020 

Iain MacDonald, Senior Lecturer Medical Imaging Sciences, Institute of Health

Title:  Using wikis and MS PowerPoint  in collaborative assessment: the influence of student approaches to learning

This will be based around my PhD research in using computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) with 2nd year healthcare undergraduate students.

Areas to be discussed include:

  • Ideas around constructivism in higher education and student approach to learning theory / self-regulated learning
  • Assessment in groups using MS PowerPoint group presentations and web based wikis in Blackboard.
  • Summary of the benefits and drawbacks of delivering group assessment online

If you would like to attend this session please email, Linda Shore linda.shore@cumbria.ac.uk

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