Pedagogy

  • Online teaching MOOC

    The UCL Institute of Education has a free course on Blended and Online Learning Design that will appeal to anybody at any level of education from Primary to Higher Education. This MOOC* is available from Monday 11 January delivered on FutureLearn.

    https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/blended-and-online-learning-design

    Duration: 3 weeksWeekly study: 3 hours

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    * MOOC – Massive Open Online Course

  • Keller Plan

    The Keller Plan was a model of Higher Education instruction devised by Fred Keller (1968) and later the Personalised System of Instruction (PSI) (Sherman et al, 1978; Sherman et al 1982). It had many of the hallmarks of self-regulated learning with the key features being:

    Go-at-your-own-pace

    Students could proceed at their own pace according to their abilities,…

  • The Dalton Plan

    The Dalton Plan is an organisational framework/educational model developed by Helen Parkhurst at the turn of the 20th century that supports self-regulated learning in schools. It had the objectives of enhancing student’s social skills and sense of responsibility towards others, promoting independence and dependability and tailoring teaching programs to each student’s individual needs, interests and…

  • The curious case of St Trinians

    This is where I show my age. Okay, I’m not that old, but do you remember the fabulous St Trinians films? The Belles of St Trinians, Blue Murder at St Trinians, The Pure Hell of St Trinians and the Great St Trinians Train Robbery. Basically all about adventures involving a boarding school for girls where…