Programme / Course level curriculum design is complex and should not be rushed. In this post I outline my overarching approach to this. Having supported numerous Course teams through this process in various subject areas over the years, I have consistently drawn upon Biggs’ constructive alignment model which has underpinned my approach to this work and in my experience transcends disciplines.
I count myself as very fortunate to be part of such a passionate community that is the Association of National Teaching Fellows. This years annual symposium was once again a tapestry of rich discussion, critical thought and exchange of ideas
Self-Determination Theory frames motivation around these 3 experiences as individuals: autonomy, competence, and relatedness. How can we develop an EdTech model which have a model that is more intrinsically motivated?
I am proposing that we focus on Next Generation Digital Learning and forget about the environment element for now. That's not to say they are not important (I will come on to them) but that we don't necessarily need any new environments, we just need better links and connections to the ones we have.
Using twitter data from the #4wordpedagogy hashtag I have created a semi-interactive data set. I am hoping that this means the data is now less "static". In this data model I have merely extracted the number of mentions each person has received based on the #4wordpedagogy hashtag activity. Roll your mouse over the circles to find out who they are.