Playful and serious listening – an online teacher-student dialogue

What? At first glance, this online student-teacher dialogue may not be considered very playful. However, it turned out to be just that while simultaneously being a strong teaching and learning moment for everyone involved – including the teachers. The dialogue had “few clear and fixed points of arrival or goals …

Creating Interactive Teaching Materials with PowerPoint

In this blogpost, I reflect on the possibilities of including responsive buttons in my teaching materials. Using such buttons carries great potential of enhancing the interactions between instructors and learners and can initiate lasting learning experiences. I take inspiration from the YouTube clip “How to Create an Interactive Software Simulation …

Making a Tutorial for the Installation of an Internet Research Tool

This blogpost is about the trials and tribulations of an amateur screencast maker. I have been conducting internet research over the past few years, and I have encountered many students and colleagues who are very interested in this research field, but find that the technological knowledge required to use internet …

Sharing Learning Experiences with the H5P Documentation Tool

This blog post addresses my experiences with an interactive content creation tool. I am social anthropologist and communication scholar, and my prime interest in learning more about playful teaching and learning materials stems from a workshop I am currently preparing. The main aim of this workshop is to familiarize students …

Kahoot as an eAssessment

Through the opportunities of online learning I choose the Kahoot concept. Who? Software Development and Entrepreneurship students What? Numerical systems http://bit.ly/2Hs6OSX In the process of creating a test, appeared thoughts: Test assignments must be worded clearly, concisely and unequivocally so that all students can understand the meaning of what is required …

Online assessment as inspiration for student-teacher dialogue

Why? To assess students’ reflections and experiences after their 7-week teacher practice while simultaneously using their answers to further deepen the discussion about their learning process. To assess students’ knowledge of concepts and give them formative feedback halfway through a course on special educational needs. Who? Students in a teacher …

Playful video tutorials for university teachers (part 2)

Why? Because  we recently started using Teams for communication and file-sharing during our students’ teacher training. But there are always more pressing matters to deal with during staff meetings so there was no time to introduce Teams. This Play & Learn Digimedia course encouraged my colleague (who is also taking …

It’s not only about entrepreneuship teaching…

Hi, it’s me, Anne! I’m going to write about an experiment how to teach in an integrative way using playful online discussions. Jere Brophy has said in his book “How to motivate the students”, published 2014, that the school is not a youth camp or a leisure center – both …