Here’s an innovative idea to promote deep learning: allow students to make up missed exam points by creating their own short videos to explain the missed concepts. Once evaluated for accuracy, the videos can be posted for classmates to discuss and also use for study.
Shouldn’t these videos be proctored? Won’t students simply try to read their explanations? You’ll have to tweak this exercise to fit your needs, but explanations should require that students do some research and planning in order to create effective videos. And requiring students to act as teachers is a great way to promote learning.
Here’s one teacher’s experience with this idea, from www.facultyfocus.com: