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RSC e-Assessment: #MOOCs: will losing the live be a loss?

RSC e-Assessment: #MOOCs: will losing the live be a loss? | e-Assessment | Scoop.it

I've been thinking about the implications for teaching, learning and assessment if the live element of teaching is no longer there. There do not appear to be any synchronous activities in the xMOOC I will be taking next year with Coursera and if this trend towards teaching via MOOCs and asynchronous activities continues, I wonder what, if anything, will be lost? 

 

'I am currently doing some re-designing of the JISC RSC Scotland's online courses, and with all the discussion around MOOCs at the moment, this has prompted some questions for me about the synchronous, live aspect of teaching and how / if it needs to feature in online courses.'...

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A new possibility: delivering dental and medical observational assessments (OSCEs) on an iPad | Getting Results -- The Questionmark Blog

A new possibility: delivering dental and medical observational assessments (OSCEs) on an iPad | Getting Results -- The Questionmark Blog | e-Assessment | Scoop.it
IPads being used for observational assessment in Dental Radiology at the University of Dundee...
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moblearn: the mobile generation is learning ...: Use Smartphones in class, say school principals

moblearn: the mobile generation is learning ...: Use Smartphones in class, say school principals | e-Assessment | Scoop.it
The National Association of Secondary School Principals in the US have issued a statement regarding the use of mobile and social technologies in schools and that use of them should be promoted to prepare students for the future. This article provides an overview of some of the key points from the statement. Although this is not directly about e-Assessment, the debate around the use of technologies in the classroom will impact on how assessment is designed and delivered in future.
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Embracing the Cell Phone in the Classroom With Text Messaging Assignments | Emerging Education Technology

Embracing the Cell Phone in the Classroom With Text Messaging Assignments | Emerging Education Technology | e-Assessment | Scoop.it

Article pulling together links to ideas and tips for assignments that use text messaging, twitter and similar length text responses.

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Infographic: Next Steps in Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning Blog

Infographic: Next Steps in Mobile Learning | Mobile Learning Blog | e-Assessment | Scoop.it

Useful infographic for thinking about / planning the implementation of mobile learning for teaching, learning and assessment.

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Publication: Making mobile learning work: case studies of practice | ESCalate

Publication: Making mobile learning work: case studies of practice | ESCalate | e-Assessment | Scoop.it
Practical examples and pedagogical approaches for mobile learning and assessment. Case studies are taken from UK education and the publication, edited by John Traxler and Jocelyn Wishart, includes a practitioners checklist for mobile learning.
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