John biggs and catherine tang 2008 1 constructive alignment in learning, teaching and assessment john biggs catherine tang atn assessment. Watch video three minutes on constructive alignment did you know are you a creator sell your work, your way with vimeo on. When planning a curriculum, we first have to be clear about what we want our students to learn, and then teach and assess accordingly in an aligned system of. Herdsa review of higher education vol 1, wwwherdsaorgau constructive alignment in university teaching john biggs university of hong kong, hong kong & university. “constructive alignment is an outcomes-based approach to teaching in which the learning outcomes that students are intended to achieve are defined before teaching.
When i started to type out and make sense of my notes on constructive alignment they seemed like a hefty chunk of fairly dry, slightly repetitive reading so i thought. Summary 'constructive alignment' starts with the notion that the learner constructs his or her own learning through relevant learning activities the teacher's job is. Video created by the university of hong kong for the course university teaching this is a practical module where you will be introduced to some key ideas you can. Constructive alignment ensures learning objectives, teaching and learning activities and assessment are in harmony so we support students to learn what is required.
The concept of ‘constructive alignment’ underpins course and unit design at victoria university constructive alignment, a term coined by john biggs, is popular. John biggs writer, academic, traveller menu skip to content home about me writer fiction that’s basically about constructive alignment and the solo taxonomy. Log in norwegian programmes and individual courses front page bachelor programmes master programmes international.
Constructive alignment 1 in business mathsann flanagan kelly 2 learner guide dr liam boyle, november 2012 3. Effective course design & planning: constructive alignment of learning outcomes, instruction & assessment module (2) lecturer’s training module for obe-scl. Constructive alignment - download as pdf file (pdf), text file (txt) or read online constructive alignment.
1 explain constructive alignment 2 identify course learning outcomes for one of your courses 3 design teaching/learning activities to best achieve. Introduction to the concept of constructive alignment as a design model for learning. Two lines of thinking are becoming increasingly important in higher educational practice the first derives from constructivist learning theory, and the second from.
Title: enhancing teaching through constructive alignment created date: 20160807151713z. Held several academic positions in the university of new england nsw, monash university, and the universities of alberta, canada, newcastle nsw, and hong kong his.
Constructive alignment in simulation: why we don’t simply replicate what happened in the resus room last week (dr al may, educational co-ordinator. Critiquing constructivist theory: (mis)aligned (mis)application of constructivism in online learning on biggs’ concept of constructive alignment. »constructive alignment« og risikoen for en forsimplende universitetspædagogik, dansk universitetspædagogisk tidsskrift nr 9, 2010 32 uforudsigelige elementer. Constructive alignment in assessment design in order for an assessment to be effective, you need to think about the links between the learning outcomes of your.