Using Sakai to Research and EnhanceSmall Group Teaching in Plant Sciences      University of Cambridge, UK
Year 1                              Year 2                                     Year 3                          Summer     ...
CMI Teaching and Learning Project AimsTo develop learning approaches and resources toenhance the effectiveness of small gr...
Using evidence to inform practice in small-             group teaching• Multi-method study being carried out to identify a...
CamTools – an integrated learning environment
Research wiki
Research Approach:                       Identification                       of desirable                       practices...
Multi-method research approach
Syllabus tool
Survey – dual scaleThe left scale relates to practices and this is for you to show how frequently things happenThe right s...
Exemplar essays
Self-tests
Student focus groups Where a small group of students is led in a discussion to identify and evaluate                      ...
Student Wiki
Lecture notes
Additional resources in WIKI        Electronic jigsaw        Flash animations          Video streams          Concept map ...
Flash Animations
3D structures
Threshold conceptsCharacteristics• Transformative• Integrative• Irreversible• Linked to areas of troublesome knowledge    ...
Threshold conceptsConcept map
Concept Maps
Interviews with Tutors• To identify successful tutorial activities for each lecture  topic• To highlight areas where extra...
Tutors’ wiki
Using SAKAI to enhance teaching and learning
Plant Sciences Pedagogy ProjectLever to encourage further change in teaching   practices at the University of Cambridge
CamTools Demonstration Site sakai@plantsci.cam.ac.uk
Josh Jacobs                      Patrick CarmichaelLori Breslow                     Harriet TruscottWarren Seering        ...
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
Using Sakai to research and enhance small group teaching in Plant Sciences
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  1. 1. Using Sakai to Research and EnhanceSmall Group Teaching in Plant Sciences University of Cambridge, UK
  2. 2. Year 1 Year 2 Year 3 Summer Summer Choose 3 Choose 3 Choose 3 Choose 1 Chemistry A AstrophysicsChemistry Chemistry B ChemistryGeology Geological Sciences A Experimental & TheoreticalMaterials & Mineral Geological Sciences B Physics Sciences Materials Science & Metallurgy Geological SciencesPhysics Minerals Science Materials Science & MetallurgyBiology of Cells Physics History & Philosophy ofEvolution and Behaviour Advanced Physics SciencePhysiology of Organisms History & Philosophy of Anatomy Option A Science Anatomy Option B Choose 1 Mathematics BiochemistryElementary Mathematics Genetics for Biologists Animal Biology NeuroscienceMathematics Biochemistry & Molecular PathologyQuantitative Biology Biology Pharmacology Cell & Developmental Biology Physiology Ecology Plant Sciences Experimental Psychology Psychology Neurobiology Zoology Pathology Biological & Biomedical Pharmacology Sciences (dissertation- Physiology based) Plant & Microbial Sciences Physical Sciences
  3. 3. CMI Teaching and Learning Project AimsTo develop learning approaches and resources toenhance the effectiveness of small group teaching in2nd yr Plant and Microbial Sciences:
  4. 4. Using evidence to inform practice in small- group teaching• Multi-method study being carried out to identify areas where development should take place• Analysis shows what is needed to support small-group teaching• Support can be provided with online tools via SAKAI
  5. 5. CamTools – an integrated learning environment
  6. 6. Research wiki
  7. 7. Research Approach: Identification of desirable practices Analysis of Development effectiveness of of resources interventions Implementation of resources and practices
  8. 8. Multi-method research approach
  9. 9. Syllabus tool
  10. 10. Survey – dual scaleThe left scale relates to practices and this is for you to show how frequently things happenThe right scale is for you to show how much you value the activity.
  11. 11. Exemplar essays
  12. 12. Self-tests
  13. 13. Student focus groups Where a small group of students is led in a discussion to identify and evaluate learning practicesExperience of and Experience ofattitudes towards teaching and assessment learning in supervisions Prior experience of learning and dispositions towards specific teaching and learning strategies
  14. 14. Student Wiki
  15. 15. Lecture notes
  16. 16. Additional resources in WIKI Electronic jigsaw Flash animations Video streams Concept map PodcastsNarrated powerpoint presentations 3D structures
  17. 17. Flash Animations
  18. 18. 3D structures
  19. 19. Threshold conceptsCharacteristics• Transformative• Integrative• Irreversible• Linked to areas of troublesome knowledge e.g. Photoinhibition
  20. 20. Threshold conceptsConcept map
  21. 21. Concept Maps
  22. 22. Interviews with Tutors• To identify successful tutorial activities for each lecture topic• To highlight areas where extra resources are likely to be useful for students and tutors• To get ideas for new types of resources
  23. 23. Tutors’ wiki
  24. 24. Using SAKAI to enhance teaching and learning
  25. 25. Plant Sciences Pedagogy ProjectLever to encourage further change in teaching practices at the University of Cambridge
  26. 26. CamTools Demonstration Site sakai@plantsci.cam.ac.uk
  27. 27. Josh Jacobs Patrick CarmichaelLori Breslow Harriet TruscottWarren Seering Rhiannon Williams John Norman Keith Johnstone Fran Tracy Katy Jordan

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