Monthly Archives: August 2012

Using games and simulations in e-assessment

At CAA 2012 there were several very welcome papers that addressed ways in which technology (e.g. forums, wikis, blogs) can be used to make assessment more authentic. At first sight (to me, an oldy who has never really ‘understood’ computer … Continue reading

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Science started here

Sadly, the final presentation of S154 Science starts here has now ended. It was a 10-credit module so didn’t fit well with the 30-credit study intensity that is necessary for English students to get funding. But it was a lovely little … Continue reading

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Multiple choice questions in Peerwise

Yesterday morning I particated in a wonderful webinar on Peerwise (, led by Paul Denny from the University of Auckland. The more I see of it, the more I am impressed by Peerwise – yesterday I attempted to write questions … Continue reading

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