Having spent Monday thinking about stakeholders on Tuesday we moved on to start planning projects. Two key challenges I think are common to this are
- choosing a suitable focus, something that interests you but is feasible within the constraints
- knowing what you don’t know, either about technologies available, how to make effective use of technologies or how different learners will engage and respond to the activities.
I think the key to addressing these challenges is planning. Independently it’s important to think about pedagogy, what is the activity you want to design, why, and pedagogically how will it work? I need to have a clear plan first, technology comes second. Then in conversation with colleagues who help you to develop ideas, identify anything that isn’t clear or transparent, and start to address some of the unknowns (or at least staring points to find the information).
To do all this planning I…
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