University of Calgary: Research and Experiential Learning

Research and Experiential Learning, University of Calgary

19/2/2021

Some useful links:

The MELT website www.melt.edu.au

The MELT book: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-15-2683-1

Answer Garden: https://answergarden.ch/1124632

Interactive Session A

In your breakout of 4 or 5:

  • Find out one Research or Experiential Learning focus of each person.
  • Choose the 2 most diverse contexts.
  • What would the name of the 2 MELT be for these contexts?
    • E.g. Volunteering Skills, Critical Thinking, etc.
  • Explore ways that MELT could be adapted to focus students on the overlaps and connections of thinking skills in these experiences.
  • Summarise the above in one entry:
  • https://padlet.com/rsdinaction/y37c5qh5dlhqk2d2
  • 10 minutes and then breakouts automatically return

Interactive Session A

Same people in breakout room

  • Focus on Feedback for improvement
    • Coursework- formative or summative?
    • Extra-curricular- informal or formal?
    • Mechanisms for feedback based on your MELT?
    • Self-assessment
    • Peer-assessment
    • Employer assessment
    • Your assessment
  • How and why will students respond to feedback so they improve
  • Summarise your discussion in padlet
  • https://padlet.com/rsdinaction/y37c5qh5dlhqk2d2

Feel free to share any thoughts on this session

Thanks for your involvement

John

Author: johnwillison

Senior Lecturer, School of Education, University of Adelaide. Director, Bachelor of Teaching (Middle) Acting Associate Head of Research

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