Plenary #iblc10

PLENARY Jon Alltree, Irene Anderson, Peter Chatterton, Amanda Jeffries Question for the panel: How do we get those who are not converted to develop a more profound & sophisticated understanding of Blended Learning. Martin: Know your students. Peter: Know your staff/stakeholders. Develop communications & engagement strategy & plan. Understand the stakeholders and their needs & the key messages want to communicate to them, and then how you're going to do it. (e.g. Heads of School…

Guy Saward (@guy75) – Social Bookmarking #iblc10

COLLAB & SOCIAL BOOKMARKING – Guy Saward What/Why? Pilots Impact on teaching & learning Practitioner in teaching, manages lots of daily information, business/IT background... Online resources – accessible anywhere in the world (losing information between machines). Do the students have the same needs? How do they save bookmarks? Use in multiple contexts? Online (social) bookmarking? Uses? For active/problem based learning? Chickering & Gamson, boast to reciprocate & co-operate online Promote collaborative learning? Who is the…

Creating a Community in Blended Learning using the Talents of All? #iblc10

Barbara Lee & David Moxon Creating a Community of Practice in Blended Learning using the talents of all? How far does your CoP exist? Likelihood that Universities are at different stages with their community Certain things evolve May have a mix of lecturers that wish to see student uptake and those that wish to use as research Is tech there for 'student support' or is a 'Community of Inquiry' being created? Different technologies depending on…

Paul Brett, using students as e-ambassadors #iblc10

Students as Partners in 'e' blended learning: can they help us? Dr Paul Brett, University of Wolverhampton   Strategic E/Blended Learning Widening Participation: 22,000 students, most 1st generation, wide ethnic mix VLE is widely used, and recently successful in the use of e-portfolio students, with 21,000 students with active engagement.   3 x 180 degree changes that need to make: The e-side of the curriculum might better be done by students than staff We might…
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