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Tag Archives: collaboration

Collaborative Online Project between Years

Dr Niamh Flanagan of the UCD School of Applied Social Science wanted students on the first and second years of the Masters in Social Science (Social Work) to work together on the Student-2-Student Dialogue Project. The aim of this project was to investigate learning opportunities while on fieldwork placement. The first year students designed aContinue Reading

PeerWise – Collaborative, student-generated assessment

Developing engaging learning activities for large classes of students is a challenge. PeerWise helps to address this challenge by getting students to write, discuss and evaluate assessment questions. This morning I attended a two-hour workshop on PeerWise organised by UCD Teaching and Learning. By the end of the workshop the participants had created a questionContinue Reading

eLearning Summer School – Collaboration Round Up

Representatives of all eight institutes in the DRHEA gave their views on elearning and collaboration in a round table discussion. For me, some key points raised by the panel and the audience, were that while technologies come (and in many cases go) quickly, it takes time for large institutes to adapt and change their teachingContinue Reading