In this post, Professor Vel McCune and Dr Tim Fawns chat about getting to know your students, designing assessments, and the pros and cons of online exams over three, short videos. This post is part of the Hot Topic theme: Revisiting the Hybrid Teaching Exchange.
Video 1: Get to know your students and let them get to know you (3 min)
Vel and Tim discuss the importance of getting to know your students and having them get to you know you in the wider context of assessments in a hybrid learning environment:
Video 2: Designing assessments for hybrid teaching (5 min)
Vel and Tim discuss designing assessments for hybrid teaching:
Video 3: The pros and cons of online exams (7 min)
Vel and Tim discuss the pros and cons of online exams in a hybrid learning environment:
The topics and ideas in these conversations are informed by the additional work of Jen Ross (Co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education), Gill Aitken (Programme Director for the PG Cert/PG Dip/MSc Clinical Education), and Derek Jones (Programme Director: PhD Clinical Education).
Dr Tim Fawns is Deputy Programme Director of the MSc in Clinical Education and part-time tutor on the MSc in Digital Education. He is also the director of the international Edinburgh Summer School in Clinical Education. His main academic interests are in education, technology and memory.
Professor Vel McCune is Deputy Director of the IAD and Head of the Learning and Teaching Team. She has oversight of the continuing professional development opportunities which the IAD offers for staff involved in teaching and supporting student learning. An important focus of her work is collaborating with colleagues in Schools and Colleges to take forward research and scholarship relating to teaching and learning in Higher Education.