Facilitating informal spaces and discussions in the online environment (not always) about assessments

Authors

  • Matthew Mesley University of Plymouth

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.47408/jldhe.vi22.773

Keywords:

online environment, informal learning, assessments, learning spaces, Covid-19

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Published

2021-10-25

How to Cite

Mesley, M. (2021) “Facilitating informal spaces and discussions in the online environment (not always) about assessments ”, Journal of Learning Development in Higher Education, (22). doi: 10.47408/jldhe.vi22.773.

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Adapting core features of learning development: skills and writing support