- 1. Viewpoints: Student Representation Workshop Presenters: Dr Alan Masson and Jill Harrison ,Contributors: Dr Alan Masson, Vilinda Ross, Catherine ODonnell, Jill Harrison and Karen Virapen. Friday 21 January 2011.
2. Session Outline
- Welcome and Introduction(5 minutes)
- Some brief examples of past workshop outputs, photos and findings(5 minutes)
- Work tasks(1 hour 45 minutes)
- Next steps, conclusions and questions(5 minutes)
3. Viewpoints Overview
- Viewpoints has a remit to create a series of user-friendly reflective tools (in workshop and online format) to promote and enhance effective curriculum design.
- Short video introduction - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rV_DE_0fPJ0
- The tools will help staff consider areas such as:
- creativity and innovation
- while considering the learner perspective.
4. Todays Workshop
- Aims to give you an opportunity to usethe Viewpoints process and tools while considering the design and delivery of your programme
- Uses large laminated worksheets (with a student timeline) and best practice cards as promptsto assist conversation, debate, creative thinking and problem solving.
- You will work together to plan how to address your agreed challenge(s).
- You will produce visual output.
5. Work tasks
- be given resources you can use - a worksheet, prompts, post-its and markers etc.
- be given set tasks to complete.
6. Some examples of outputs from previous workshops 7. Captured Process
Reward & Recognition residential 8. CourseLevel Course View workshop Images 9. Course Level Example 1 10. Course Level Example 2 11. Module Level Module View workshop images 12. A&F Example 1 Scenario:Effective use of an ePortfolio, module level Why:Course up for revalidation artefacts could be useful beyond the module. 13. A&F Example 2Scenario:Improve student engagement Why:Course up for revalidation going to be using a blended approach (combination of block face-to-face teaching and online learning). 14. Course and Module Level Side by Side 15. Some Quotes
- Good to see the plan in front of you.
- Short sessions exploring ideas - very useful.
- Enjoyed it not too time-consuming and time used very well.
- Good material supplied to encourage wider consideration. "Got the team to brainstorm about the way forward in relation to creativity.
- Better face to face interaction with course team.
- Look at the holistic approach. Group participation/engagement on ideas
- Being given the time to reflect.
- Useful prompts and discussion.
- From library http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KuX6b4L_AoA&feature=channel
16. Task 1: Consider your main challenge (20 minutes)
- Agree challenges and work together to plan how to address these.
- Record details in the objective box at the top of the laminate worksheet.
17. Task 2 Select cards / learning events (20 minutes)
- Firstlyonlylook at the front of the cards.
- Choose any cards that might help you address your challenge(s).
18. Task 3 Map principles tostudent learning timeline (20 minutes)
- Place the cards on the timeline, where you think is relevant, considering the student perspective .
- Record your plan as you go along. Note: you can place them in more than one place on the timeline .
19. Task 4 - Tailoring a solution (30 minutes)
- Discuss how your ideas could be used in practice.
- Make notes using post-its or markers in theyour planarea.
- Note any overall action points and reflections.
20. Task 5 Select Interactions (20 minutes)
- Turn over the most important card(s) and select any interactions that might help you address your challenge(s).
- (Note: you could indicate what you do already or aspire to do using different coloured markers and providing a key.)
- Rank the most important card(s) using the rating box or rate individual ideas in order of priority.
21. Next steps
- Refine the workshop format based on feedback.
- Develop the online version of the tools.
- Promote and disseminate both versions.
- Build up examples / case studies / digital stories.
22. Any Questions? Anything you wish to ask us? 23. Further information Project blog:http://viewpoints.ulster.ac.uk CIES R&R Programme:http://www.cetl.ulster.ac.uk/elearning/rrs/ RLO CETL:http://www.rlo-cetl.ac.uk Dr Alan Masson, Project Director -[email_address] Catherine ODonnell, Academic E-Learning Consultant -[email_address] Jill Harrison, Instructional Technologist [email_address] Karen Virapen, Instructional Technologist [email_address]