Tag Archives: patchwork media

The tricky issue of word count equivalence

The challenges of managing media rich assessments, or managing student choice in assessment, has been evident in higher education for as long as I have been employed in the sector, and probably a lot longer. Back in 2004, when I … Continue reading

Posted in Academic Practice (PgC Teaching & Supporting Learning), Patchwork text & Patchwork media, Technology, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Published … Advancing the Patchwork Text: The Development of Patchwork Media Approaches

Following on from the July 2009 learning Conference “The” paper is now published in the International Journal of Learning and available here: http://ijl.cgpublisher.com/product/pub.30/prod.2169

Posted in BA Learning Technology Research, Events, Patchwork text & Patchwork media | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Learning & Teaching Forum, Harper – Patchwork media for practice.

Patchwork_- Harper Teaching & Learning Forum On Thursday 9th I gave a presentation on Patchwork Media at the Teaching & Learning Forum at Harper Adams. The presentation is available as a PDF download from the link above. This dovetailed nicely … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Patchwork text & Patchwork media | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Barcelona : 16th International Conference on Learning

Between Thursday and Saturday last week I was in beautiful Barcelona at the 16th International Conference on Learning where I presented a paper on patchwork media. The conference was an eclectic mix of practitioners bound together by themes in teaching … Continue reading

Posted in BA Learning Technology Research, Events, Patchwork text & Patchwork media | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

So, what’s special about patchwork?

The patchwork approach to assessment at first view could be seen as ‘just a portfolio’  so it helps to just pin down what makes this approach particularly valuable.   1. Patches are aligned with learning outcomes through learning the design of experiences/activities. … Continue reading

Posted in Patchwork text & Patchwork media | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A tension: peer review and patchwork (some of my own learning from treating data collected)

 Whilst peer review is a highly valued process (by students and facilitators alike) there is a danger of a contradiction occurring between this process and the original patchwork vision that the review seeks to serve. Winter’s original view was that … Continue reading

Posted in Patchwork text & Patchwork media, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Challenges and benefits of the patchwork media approach as experienced by learners

Emerging from recently collected data and the emerging analysis is a portrait of some of the benefits of operating a digital and media rich version of Winter’s patchwork text approach.  Benefits for learners • The use of media to provide … Continue reading

Posted in Patchwork text & Patchwork media, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment