Online alternatives to face-to-face teaching activities

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ActivityAlternativeToolGuidance
​Distribution of learning materials Upload to unit/module page Brightspace

1.Brightspace Quick start guide

2. Brightspace guidance portal

Class discussion Online discussions

Asynchronous
Brightspace discussion boards

Synchronous:  See Synchronous section

Asynchronous
Brightspace Discussion boards

Synchronous:  See Synchronous section

Lecture

​Live stream, recordings or upload previous session recordings if they have been turned into a reusable learning object. See the Recording of taught sessions policy.

Think about more than just lecturing – think about activities, solo and group, and flipping – get students to prepare in advance

Asynchronous

Narrated PowerPoints and upload these to Brightspace, uploading Word documents, readings, activities, book chapters, CLickView videos, recording lectures, Library resources and Open Education Resources.

Synchronous:  See Synchronous section

Narrating PowerPoint

​Seminar Webinar    
Tutorial Webinar   In accordance with the Recording of taught sessions policy, staff will be responsible for deleting all such recordings at the end of the semester. Existing VC and Collaborate users and all Bongo users may record lectures.​
Formative assessment submission (non-digital) Ask students to photograph or video their work and upload evidence
  1. Mahara blog
  2. Mahara ePortfolio
  3. Brightspace ePortfolio or
  4. Brightspace assignment tool
  5. Medial (for video assessment)​
  1. Mahara blog
  2. Mahara ePortfolio
  3. Brightspace ePortfolio
  4. Brightspace assignment tool
  5. Medial
​In class tests (not summative) Online quiz Brightspace quiz tool
  1. Brightspace quiz tool
  2. Writing quiz questions for online
Collaborative group work Wiki
  1. ​​SharePoint wiki
  2. Discussion board groups
  1. SharePoint wiki
  2. Discussion boards
Summative assessment Core technologies
  1. Brightspace assignment tool
  2. Mahara blog
  3. Mahara ePortfolio
  4. Brightspace ePortfolio
  5. Medial (for video assessment)
  6. Originality checkers:
  • Urkund (FE use only)
  • Turnitin (HE use only)
  1. Brightspace assignment tool
  2. Mahara blog
  3. Mahara ePortfolio
  4. Brightspace ePortfolio
  5. Medial
  6. Urkund
  7. Turnitin

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