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Ian Mills & Kathy Seddon Blackpool and The Fylde College
A virtual classroom which allows remote synchronous sessions This means learners can log in from any computer with an internet connection Providing flexibility and opportunity to learn from home Recording of the sessions will enable asynchronous learning by making them available on Moodle.
Video and sound transmission Chat facility (via text, similar to MSN) Shared whiteboard (editable by all) Shared applications Passing of control Remote desktopping Emoticons and hand raising Polling Quiz builder Personal message sending Breakout rooms.
FdA Casino Operations Management Aspers Casinos/Aspinalls Club Wide geographical spread Managers with few formal qualifications May have not been in education for several years Mixed IT ability.
Week long study school once per semester Weekly hour long session via Elluminate Work-place visits.
Excellent student /employer feedback Excellent student /employer feedback 100% retention 100% retention Results achieved higher than traditional programme Results achieved higher than traditional programme Students can access elluminate globally Students can access elluminate globally Further FE work with employer Further FE work with employer Social cohesion of group brought business benefits Social cohesion of group brought business benefits No technology related issues. No technology related issues.
Student attendance can be sporadic due to work commitments Power –cut for one session Issues with audio accessories.
FdA Casino Operations Management to recruit similar numbers and roll out programme again next year Business to trial delivery of CPD on FdA Management programme and within Teacher Education Classroom to be used for meetings across the two campuses.
Useful tool for some programmes Solid, reliable use of technology Do not have to be a technological genius to use the system Overcomes geographical boundaries Many future uses