Teaching and Learning Resources

There is a variety of resources for teaching staff to use to enhance their teaching in TLR. Resources shown below serves to be a starting point for staff to explore in areas such as assessment design, tools for synchronous and asynchronous teaching.


SMART assessment

Fine-tuning of existing assessment practices for graduate success in the 21st century, SMART assessment includes how assessment tasks (traditional and technology-mediated) are designed to enable knowledge formation and knowledge building, and how to develop academic and transferable skills through a variety of assessment tasks, including technology. Components of SMART assessment include:

  1. Synthesizing knowledge: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9JxqQa4R1c
  2. Measuring performance with rubrics: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s83TC-JyvM
  3. Authenticity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSq_L6z4Gvo
  4. Relevance through engaging in professional tasks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41B0-5CNusQ
  5. Timely feedback: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xR0XVSGkGFg


Tools for synchronous and asynchronous teaching


Synchronous interactive tools

  1. Solstics used in the classroom: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh-In5JljKU
  2. Padlet (tips and uses):
  3. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6OsmCzvhhM
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nL0RM6DxfxQ
  5. Socrative with exit ticket: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IH2wOE00p2s
  6. Breakout rooms in Webex: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a-dwDLc2LwI
  7. Breakout rooms in ZOOM: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2P1ETlamcl4
  8. Mentimeter for survey opinions and ideas: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rT90-aklzPQ
  9. Kahoot!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ex8Hnl94IQE

Asynchronous interactive tools

  1. Collaborative activities in Forum in Moodle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbaKIN3D5-Y
  2. Quiz activities:
  3. Flipgrid for video-based interactions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wy5xHwDqOsI