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Action Research: Learner Engagement Intervention

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Action Research: Learner Engagement Intervention

The +XP Generator Gamification: Learner Engagement Intervention Abstract This report explores the relationship between level one students with various learning difficulties and a ‘gamification’ based rewards system that awards XP (experience points) for effort. The system is also designed to be exclusively positive for learners allowing them to make an attempt at an answer and still…

+XP Generator

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+XP Generator

Positivity in learning is often the most important part of a student’s day. This method, when used correctly, is solely positive. Learners become more engaged, take more notes, are more willing to do presentations and generally are more timely when there are points at stake! Gamification in learning has been around since the first lessons…

PGCE: Video Evaluation

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PGCE: Video Evaluation

An evaluation with a difference

MOOCS: Contemporary Issues

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MOOCS: Contemporary Issues

This paper will be exploring the impact of Massively Open Online Courses (“MOOCs”), assessing the influence they are having on education delivery, teachers and learner progress and success in Britain and the educators across the globe. This report will be focused on the dominant and emerging providers; “futurelearn.com”, MIT’s “edx.org”, “khanacademy.org”, “udemy.com” and “coursera.org”, amongst…

Peer Observation & Evaluation

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Peer Observation & Evaluation

This piece will explore and analyse positive teaching methods and strategies noted during the observation of two of my peers. I will look into elements of my own practice that have an impact on the learners that were discussed following observations of me, and elements that I observed in sessions of my peers. These observations…

Assessment and feedback

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Assessment and feedback

In this piece, I will be illuminating the meaning and use of assessment and feedback strategies that are advantageous to effective and productive classroom interaction. The justification for these methods will be analyzed and applied to two examples I use commonly in my own practice. I will focus on two styles of assessment; authentic and…

Presentation: Managing Behaviour

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Presentation: Managing Behaviour

This presentation was oriented around creating a positive environment for learners in the initial stages of a course. The rhetoric was based around the successes that people like Sir David Attenborough have had, their life-long endeavours that have taken them such a long way in life. Take a look here: Lesson version motivation main net

Exploration of Pastoral Care & Academic support

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Exploration of Pastoral Care & Academic support

This piece will explore the meaning, importance and value of academic and pastoral care systems and networks (A&PC) that are woven into the fabric of many educational institutions in Great Britain. I will explain why a continual growth of individual understanding and trust between two parties is so vital. The student being progressively open about…

Know your learners

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Know your learners

An essential ingredient for a successful learning experience is the teacher’s understanding of those they are working with. If this is not taken into consideration, the content of the lesson would likely be out of alignment with the capabilities of the learners, either far to complex, or too simplified, to be of any worth. This will…

Roles and Responsibilities of the Teacher

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Roles and Responsibilities of the Teacher

The role of a teacher is ‘the action of’ being a teacher, being a person learners look to for guidance and knowledge. Responsibilities that go with that are the underlying motives and reasons teachers take action for learners – it is incorporated into their role. Primarily a teachers job is to impart knowledge, and monitor…

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