Kate Tyler

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Writing Multiple Choice Questions For Higher Order Thinking

One of the biggest criticisms of multiple choice questions is that they only test factual knowledge. But it doesn’t have to be that way. We can also …

ADDIE Model

ADDIE is an instructional systems design (ISD) framework that many instructional designers and training developers use to develop courses.[1] The …

6 types of Socratic Questions

What could we assume instead?<p>How can you verify or disapprove that assumption?<p>"Why are neglecting radial diffusion and including only axial …

Social media for academics

<b>Social Media for academics</b><b><br>@UofE_Research<br>@Jenna_Richards</b><b><br>blogs.exeter.ac.uk/exeterblog/</b><br>What makes a good social media presence?<br>A<br>range of coverage<br>– …

The Imperial & Global Forum

The Imperial & Global Forum, Exeter, Devon. 2,389 likes · 14 talking about this · 1 was here. The Imperial & Global Forum. Debating imperial and …

Imperial & Global (@ExeterCIGH) | Twitter

Pinned Tweet<p>0 replies 10 retweets 8 likes<p>Reply<p>Retweet<p>10<p>Retweeted<p>10<p>Like<p>8<p>Liked<p>8<p><b>Imperial & Global</b> Retweeted<p>"Bolshevist gold is pouring into this country …

Imperial and Global History Network – Imperial & Global Forum

<b>Interested in pursuing a PhD in imperial and global history at the University of Exeter? Consider applying through the SWW Doctoral Training</b> …

Using Twitter effectively in education - with Alec Couros

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The case against human rights

In July 2013, Amarildo de Souza, a bricklayer living in a Rio de Janeiro favela, was arrested by police in an operation to round up drug traffickers. He was never seen again. De Souza’s disappearance was taken up by protesters in street demonstrations, which were met with a ruthless police …

Syria has used barrel bombs in hundreds of locations, says rights group

Syria has used barrel bombs on hundreds of locationsover the past year, despite a UN security council resolution condemning their use, a rights watchdog has said.<p>The use of the barrel bombs was documented in Aleppo and Daraa, two key battlegrounds in the civil war and the sites of recent regime …

Connected Researchers

In no particular order, here come a dozen new tool added to the list of digital tools for researchers that I would encourage you to explore. You will …

I’m an academic and desperately need an online presence, where do I start?

<i>Salma Patel has been on a whistle-stop tour of academic social media channels. Here she shares her simple, practical tips for academics who want to</i> …

Twitter for Researchers

A guide to why Twitter is relevant in the research environment, how it can be useful, and how to Tweet successfully.<p>There's a link in the presentation to the handout used in this workshop - although it was aimed at a University of York audience, it's relevant for any academics or researchers …

Social Media

Blogging in academia

Blogs Becoming a Networked Researcher<br>part 1 Ned Potter, Academic Liaison Librarian What Why Examples How Tips Blogs are regularly updated webpages, …

Respecting Human Rights is Essential for Sustainable Conservation | Conservancy Talk

<i>Gina Cosentino is The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Indigenous and Communal Conservation. Gina has authored this post in support of Blog Action</i> …

Sir David Attenborough launches crowdfunding campaign to conserve gorillas | Fauna & Flora International

A personal plea from Sir David Attenborough was the catalyst for Fauna & Flora International (FFI) establishing the International Gorilla …

New Agriculturist: News brief - Mobile phones to stop illegal logging

• Home<br>• News brief<br>• Mobile phones to stop illegal logging<p>Mobile phones to stop illegal logging<p>A pilot project to detect and prevent illegal logging in the …

My wish: Once Upon a School

Accepting his 2008 TED Prize, author Dave Eggers asks the TED community to personally, creatively engage with local public schools. With spellbinding …

Kids, take charge

Kiran Bir Sethi shows how her groundbreaking Riverside School in India teaches kids life's most valuable lesson: "I can." Watch her students take …

Education innovation in the slums

Charles Leadbeater went looking for radical new forms of education -- and found them in the slums of Rio and Kibera, where some of the world's …

Bring on the learning revolution!

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to …

If students designed their own school… it would look like this

By Valerie Strauss<p>, Reporter<p>“It’s crazy that in a system that is meant to teach and help the youth there is no voice from the youth at all.” That’s the opening line in a video called “If students designed their own schools,” about The Independent Project, a high school semester designed and …

The education debate is too rigid. Let's learn from truly radical options

Last week, Jeremy Paxman duelled with shadow education minister, Tristram Hunt, on BBC TV's <i>Newsnight</i> in the row over qualified versus non-qualified teachers. Many minutes were spent asking, and not answering, the same question. Both Paxman and Hunt missed the point – the issue should not be whether …