Dewis tests v Blackboard tests: which one do I choose?

The first consideration would be the type of questions your test needs to have. Blackboard has a wider variety of question types and, depending on the subject matter of the test, this may be the deciding factor.

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How to record student presentations – installing Kaltura ‘CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder’

Kaltura is the system UWE uses for storing and publishing videos on Blackboard but Kaltura can also be used by staff and students to make recordings, making it ideal for when you’d like students to record a presentation.

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TurningPoint (polling)

TurningPoint is polling software that enables students to ‘vote’ or respond to questions in classrooms and lecture theatres using ‘clickers’ and/or smartphones, tablet computers or laptops to make responses. TurningPoint can help make teaching in classrooms and lecture theatres more interactive. It can be used, for example, to survey views, assess understanding, group revision, and to give learners more control of the content or pace of lectures.

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Blogging in Social Geography

In the first semester of 2014/15 I worked with a FET lecturer in Geography and Environmental Management, Sara-Jayne Williams, who teaches on a module called Society, Youth & Ageing. Together we developed a plan whereby students would blog about the subject matter and share their blogs with each other in order to construct subject knowledge as a class.

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Classroom Response Systems (“Clickers”) | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University

via Classroom Response Systems (“Clickers”) | Center for Teaching | Vanderbilt University. Types of Questions Many instructors see multiple-choice questions as limited to testing students’

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