online learning

Virtual Practicum – Developing Tasks

The second week of our four-week Virtual Practicum was designed to focus on developing tasks for learning. The week’s activities drew on and linked to previous work on curriculum and inclusion as part of the wider PGDE Primary programme and provided an opportunity for students to apply their new knowledge… Read More »Virtual Practicum – Developing Tasks

Developing a Digital Platform – literacy

Virtual Practicum 1 Planning and preparing a virtual placement experience, meant that we needed to consider the key aspects of teaching and learning and sequence this overtime. As such, the first week of our four-week Virtual Practicum was designed to focus on the development of a digital classroom. This was… Read More »Developing a Digital Platform – literacy

Developing digital literacies through an online student conference

Edinburgh Napier University established a new PGDE programme within the School of Applied Sciences in August 2019.  In designing a new PGDE programme from scratch, we decided to build in digital literacy at a very basic structural level.  Initially, we were interested in Digital Skills Development (Strand 1) and Pedagogy… Read More »Developing digital literacies through an online student conference