Monday, 12 July 2010

handouts before lecture?

Research in the Applied Cognitive Psychology journal states that having access to handouts of the slides during lecture was associated with a number of benefits: less note-taking (studies 1 and 2), less time needed to prepare for a final test (study 1), and better performance on the final test (study 2). Overall, receiving handouts before lecture helped efficient encoding of the lecture

BPS digest lecturers-should-provide-powerpoint

Access to handouts of presentation slides during lecture: Consequences for learning

Friday, 9 July 2010

assessment conference

Well the Uclan Assessment: Research and Innovation for Inclusive Practice conference went great!
I created a poster for the PRF extolling the virtues of pedagogic research and some responses from members, who really appreciate the community. There were some fantastic talks and workshops, ppts will be up on the website soon.

The online talk was interesting and it was good to work the technology and realise that you don't to have to be there to give a good talk. you can still take part and respond here: