Presentation on theme: "Integrating e-learning into your practice Stuart McGugan Educational Developer Centre for Lifelong Learning"— Presentation transcript:
Integrating e-learning into your practice Stuart McGugan Educational Developer Centre for Lifelong Learning
Learning Outcomes Participants should be able to: 1.Develop a shared understanding of what e-learning is and how it can help both students and tutors 2.Think imaginatively about using e-learning in module design 3.Reflect on you’re own practice in relation to the use of e-learning Format 1.Presentation/discussion:25 minutes 2.Group activity: 25 minutes 3.Individual reflection time: 10 minutes An overview to the workshop
What does e-learning mean to you? What are the potential benefits for students? What are the potential benefits for staff?
Communicate with students Discussion boards Chat rooms, Electronic notice boards Presentation technologies Group areas Create and manage assessments Online objective testing Self assessment Immediate feedback Plagiarism detection Present electronic learning resources Electronic documents Web links Images, video, animations Administrative Support Electronic diaries/timetables Drop boxes for assignments Frequently asked questions E-portfolios Student tracking The meaning of e-learning Learning facilitated and supported through the use of information and communication technologies Littlejohn and Higgison (2003)
Increase in use of e-learning Incremental development of e-learning Complete online courses with fully integrated activities e.g distance learning Additional support for face to face delivery Level 1 Announcements Lecture notes, Links to web sites. Discussion boards, Collaborative student projects Self assessment quizzes Level 2 On a parity with face to face delivery Level 3 Replaces face to face delivery Relationship between electronic delivery and face to face delivery
Thinking imaginatively about using e-learning in course design
Factors that influence staff approaches to e-learning Institutional or departmental policy; Technical abilities and confidence; Available time; A particular teaching problem; Personal interest; Students’ IT skills and confidence; The learning technology and support available your institution Knowledge about how to get started
Reflection What are the most important factors for you? Plan of Action What form of e-learning might I use? What are my reasons for doing so? What will I do next ?