Overview of how to design a 'Minute paper' digital learning activity, also known as 'one-sentence summary'.
29 April 2021
Students identify the most signifiant (useful, meaningful, unlikely) thing they have learnt during the session or course.
Example instructions for students
Write for 1 minute on a given topic and receive feedback
Why use it
- Staff or students can use to to enable reflection on what students have learnt or understood.
- It provides a snapshot of whole class;
- It offers potential for rapid feedback.
When to use it
At start of class as revision; At mid or end point to check on understanding
Digital tools that might be used
- Handwritten paper photographed and uploaded
- Break out room discussion
Speed of set up time
Time needed for:
- devising the question(s);
- looking over and feeding back;
- monitoring peer feedback, if peer feedback is used;
Staff might provide an example that students could look at to compare with their answer. This would avoid the need to supply feedback.
Screen clock or count down timer
Examples of staff use
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