A discovery series for teaching and learning in Higher Education by DCU
DCU Podcast: Desinging online assessment with Dr Barbara Dignam

DCU Podcast: Desinging online assessment with Dr Barbara Dignam

August 26, 2021

This conversation with Dr Barbara Dignam offers some really interesting ideas of ways to design an online assessment strategy that is authentic and fit for purpose. In particular, Barbara's assessment approach is inclusive, offering students an opportunity to be involved in the assessment.

 
DCU Podcast: Using Podcasts in Higher Education with Dr Gary Sinclair

DCU Podcast: Using Podcasts in Higher Education with Dr Gary Sinclair

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Gary Sinclair shares his experience of using podcasts to support student recall and engagement in DCU Business School

DCU Podcast: Discussing dilemmas in the application of constructive alignment and backward design with Dr Zita Lysaght

DCU Podcast: Discussing dilemmas in the application of constructive alignment and backward design with Dr Zita Lysaght

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Zita Lysaght  shares her insights around constructive alignment and backward design in higher education.  

DCU Podcast: Enhancing teaching practices during the Covid Crisis with Dr Peter Tiernan

DCU Podcast: Enhancing teaching practices during the Covid Crisis with Dr Peter Tiernan

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Peter Tiernan shares his development of a bespoke module to support digital skills of teachers delivering remote instruction which features peer reviewed micro teaching assessment.   

DCU Podcast: Specifically Human: The Practice of Teaching with and Beyond Technology with Dr Marta Rocchi

DCU Podcast: Specifically Human: The Practice of Teaching with and Beyond Technology with Dr Marta Rocchi

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Marta Rocchi shares her philosophy and approaches to the uniquely human practice of teaching and how to embody a pedagogy of care. 

DCU Podcast: Empowering students to become change agents for Climate Change with Dr Diarmuid Torney

DCU Podcast: Empowering students to become change agents for Climate Change with Dr Diarmuid Torney

August 24, 2021

In this episode Dr Diarmuid Torney shares approaches to the co-creation of innovative assessment which empowers students to actively participate in climate change consultation. Diarmuid also offers suggestions on how to embed sustainability across the curriculum.

DCU Podcast: Exploring group work assessment with Karen Buckley

DCU Podcast: Exploring group work assessment with Karen Buckley

August 24, 2021

In this podcast, Karen Buckley, a lecturer in the Institute of Education in DCU discusses group work from an academic and student view point.

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity with Drs Tara Concannon-Gibney and Niamh Watkins

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity with Drs Tara Concannon-Gibney and Niamh Watkins

January 20, 2021

In this episode Drs Tara  Concannon-Gibney and Niamh Watkins share their experience of using oral interactives as an authentic and engaging assessment tool that promotes academic integrity. 

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity by Dr Rob Gillanders

DCU Podcast: Promoting Academic Integrity by Dr Rob Gillanders

January 19, 2021
In this episode, Dr Rob Gillanders, Associate Professor in Economics, shares his experience of using different approaches to partner students in assessment to promote academic integrity. He particularly focuses on using peer assessment as a tool in this regard.
 
DCU Podcast: Transformation & Innovation in teaching with David Kennedy

DCU Podcast: Transformation & Innovation in teaching with David Kennedy

January 8, 2021

In this episode, Asst. Prof. David Kennedy from the Institute of Education describes how he transformed a religious education module on the Bachelor of Education programme from synchronous to asynchronous whilst keeping student care and universal design for learning at the core.

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