Christie Robertson

Christie Robertson

I remember what it was like being a new instructor: too many questions and too many resources to sift through. My goal as a writer for Learning Connections is to help instructors with common teaching issues, whether they are f-2-f, blended or online. I want answers to those frequently asked question to be easy to find!

Assessment Panel: Authentic Assessment Part 1Recently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions, Is self-assessment authentic? and How has authentic assessment changed your classroom?

Wednesday, 12 February 2014 08:00

Assessment Panel: Authentic Assessment Part 1

Assessment Panel: Authentic Assessment Part 1Recently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions, What do you believe authentic assessment is? and How do we use authentic assessment considering the time/physical constraints?

Assessment Panel: Using Classroom Polling for AssessmentRecently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions...

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 16:37

Assessment Panel: The Multiple Choice Exam

Assessment Panel: The Multiple Choice ExamRecently, a group of Lethbridge College instructors got together to discuss assessments. They explored the questions...

Wednesday, 08 January 2014 08:00

Three Great TED Talks on Learning

Three Great TED Talks on LearningWe all know TED Talks are great, but there are so many to choose from; searching the site for the best and most relevant ones can take hours. Here are three videos about teaching and learning that we really like at LC2.

Open Educational Resources (OERs) and the FutureRecently, the Educational Enhancement Team (EET) at Lethbridge College hosted a panel discussion on Open Educational Resources (OERs). The panel and audience shared their ideas, pros, cons and their predictions for the future of OERs in Alberta.

Student Collaboration: Managing Learner ExpectationsThere is a misconception that student collaboration in the college classroom is ineffective. However, it’s only ineffective if learners’ expectations are unclear.

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 08:00

How to Embed a Twitter Widget

How to Embed a Twitter WidgetA Twitter widget that searches and curates tweets with your class code as a hash tag (#) can be a great way for students and instructors to share information about course content, resources and announcement.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 08:00

Lecture as an Instructional Strategy

Lecture as an Instructional StrategyLecture is an instructional strategy that allows the instructor to transmit information to a large group. Lecture is often the method college instructors use most because it is an efficient way to get across a large amount of information.

Wednesday, 11 September 2013 08:00

Scaffolding Outcomes

Scaffolding OutcomesScaffolding learning is a term that is often used in education, but it is not always clear what it means.

Scaffolding
: a temporary structure on the outside of a building for workers to perform tasks above the ground.

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