VIB Diagram - In-between face to face lessons

Pedagogical challenge Methods/Tools Advantages Links to information, good examples, articles How do I get started?
How do you facilitate online interaction between your students?
  • E-tivities
  • Clear and simple guidelines for the students who are to first post academic contributions online and then provide each other with feedback
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How do I motivate the students to read a text
  • Blog*
  • In the blog the students can take turns writing summaries of at text and ask questions regarding the text before the face to face lesson
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How do I motivate the students to work on academic writing/to practise writing skills?
  • Wiki*
  • Facilitates collaborative knowledge building
  • Students practise their writing skills
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How can I facilitate online interaction?   
  • Blog*
  • Feedback loops are facilitated by entries and comments
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  • Diskussionsforum*
  • Facilitate students' active application of concepts and knowledge in a discussion
  • Facebook
  • Meet studnts where they are
  • Improve communication between students and teacher
  • Twitter
  • Encourages immediate knowledge sharing, collaborative learning and co-responsibility in the form of questions and answers
How can the students' learning continuously be made visible and assessed?
  • E-test*
  • Quick check of understanding and reflections
  • Feedback to the teacher and the individual student
  • Feedback can be automated
  • Possibility to create formative tests
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  • ePortfolio*
  • The students can continuously relate to and reflect upon their own progress/development
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  • Rubrics* /Peer feedback
  • Rubrics bring all learning levels into forcus and clearly communicate assessment criteria
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* Tools available on the e-learning platform of the University of Southern Denmark, Blackboard.