Open book exams are, in general, more authentic as assessment tasks. They mimic real world conditions better, and can side-step the memorisation-regurgitation of information for which closed-book exams are notorious. But how do you get them right?
There's still plenty you can do before you switch over to Canvas.
The classic PowerPoint presentation - bullet point-riddled slides clicked through almost as if to distract you from actually listening to a lecture - is the hallmark of a style of teaching that treats students as passive receivers of information. There’s an argument for ditching that slideshow altogether. But Powerpoint...
Did it come down to our slack debating skills or the other guys’ superior team-work? Or is Microsoft Teams….really the better platform?
Great Scott! 2017 has flashed by at 88 miles per hour. Let's slow the pace and take a look through some of the great stories we've been privileged to bring you on lx.uts.edu.au in 2017.
Who says students don’t read announcements on UTSOnline? Amanda White from UTS Business School uses a clever hack to share the latest developments in the accounting world, while simultaneously posting on UTSOnline.