Lams101: Introducing the Learning Activity Management System

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This presentation is about the Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) developed at Macquarie University in Australia. It is a powerful tool to help teachers develop courses using student centric activity based social constructivism

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Lams101: Introducing the Learning Activity Management System

  1. 1. It’s All About the Students The eLearning Team The University of Adelaide Australia April 2012 Their engagement, their learning, their outcomes and their future success Introducing LAMS Learning Design for Time Strapped Academics who want good learning outcomes for their students Friday, 13 September 13
  2. 2. ICT Literacy Friday, 13 September 13
  3. 3. Introducing Allan University of Adelaide North Terrace Adelaide SA Telephone: +61 8 8303 8085 Email: allan.carrington@adelaide.edu.au • Learning Designer with the eLearning Team • Two Masters Degrees - Education (online) & Interactive Multimedia • Apple Distinguished Educator • Winner 2011 Uni Adelaide Award for Excellence in Support of the Student Experience • Background in printing, publishing, web development & educational multimedia • Worked in corporate & VET sectors • Travelled to 20+ countries & led schools in Hawaii, Texas & Paraguay • Taught communications, market research, print production & using the internet for education Friday, 13 September 13
  4. 4. What would you like to take away from these two sessions? How many participants familiar with LAMS? Uni Adelaide Teachers? Uni Adelaide Support? Others How many teach remote students ? Anyone used LAMS as a teacher or a student? How many have used student response system? We need some Demographics Friday, 13 September 13
  5. 5. LAMS helps you shift •Develops collaborative lesson plans •Digital equivalent to F2F collaboration •Enables global collaboration •Ways of capturing lesson plans with a digital interface •Huge time saver •Learning Design made easy Learning Activity Management System Friday, 13 September 13
  6. 6. •Collaboration and activity driven •Analogue is the classroom •Captures lesson plans •Allows for storage, reuse and sharing of lessons What is LAMS Released in December 2010 •The activity planner available in Lessonlams •Introduction of Lessonlams Friday, 13 September 13
  7. 7. Introduction to Lesson LAMS Friday, 13 September 13
  8. 8. http://www.lessonlams.com Free Resource for a teacher and 30 students - a curriculum design resource Friday, 13 September 13
  9. 9. Home Page Friday, 13 September 13
  10. 10. Launching a Lesson Friday, 13 September 13
  11. 11. Students create their own accounts Create student accounts yourself Friday, 13 September 13
  12. 12. Activity Planner Friday, 13 September 13
  13. 13. •Teaching Styles (Learning models) •New Ideas - e.g.adding interactivity to lectures •Online teaching approaches Friday, 13 September 13
  14. 14. Teaching Strategies Friday, 13 September 13
  15. 15. Introducing New Ideas Friday, 13 September 13
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  18. 18. LAMS Activity Planner Friday, 13 September 13
  19. 19. LAMS@Adelaide Rollout •Semester One 2012; 3-5 academics from each faculty using LAMS. Manual Login but easy •Numbers of students not restricted •Corey and myself will be giving any needed support ... pedagogical and technically •Semester 2 first half: MyUni building block available in myUni for LAMS users. 5-10 academics per faculty •Develop research like evaluation and encourage papers and conference presentation •Semester 2 second half forward: available via myUni menus Friday, 13 September 13
  20. 20. Virtual Patient: Buster Developed by: Laura Hardefeldt, Lecturer in Equine Medicine, School of Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide Editing View Friday, 13 September 13
  21. 21. Buster: Learner View Developed by: Laura Hardefeldt, Lecturer in Equine Medicine, School of Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide Friday, 13 September 13
  22. 22. http://wiki.lamsfoundation.org/display/ lamsdocs/LAMS+Tutorials Friday, 13 September 13

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