This collection of patterns is a practical resource for teachers and educational developers in higher education to support Connected Learning at Scale (CLaS).

It offers educational design patterns and contextual examples that can be reused and adapted. Browse the site to access the patterns and learn about the CLaS project at the University of Sydney Business School.


Recent Patterns

Interactive online workshops at scale

This pattern provides a structure for engaging students in large scale online classes where students can learn from multiple teachers and a large group of students. Flexible interactive online workshops may also assist educators in managing fluctuating class sizes.

Reflection at scale

This pattern is concerned with engaging students with reflective practice in large scale classes where student support, marking and feedback need to be done efficiently and sustainably. Drawing on the experiences in multiple CLaS units, this pattern describes several options for how to structure the reflection activities throughout the semester to achieve this.

Peer feedback on group work

This pattern is concerned with using peer evaluation to support students to take ownership of their own learning by developing their ability to evaluate their own and others’ performance and processes. The feedback students receive can complement feedback received from teachers.