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Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
Sharing resources with work based learners
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Sharing resources with work based learners

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This webinar looked at some free tools that providers can use to support learners in the workplace. …

This webinar looked at some free tools that providers can use to support learners in the workplace.

These tools were for:
sharing resources with learners
communicating with learners
encouraging collaboration
assessment and tracking
supporting a blended approach to learning

and included overviews of Edmodo, Course Sites, Canvas, Livebinders, Wordpress.
Aimed especially at Work based learning providers that may not have access to a learning platform such as Moodle

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  • We will look at some free tools that providers can use to support learners in the workplace. These tools could be for:sharing resources with learnerscommunicating with learnersencouraging collaborationassessment and trackingsupporting a blended approach to learning and will include overviews of Edmodo, Course Sites, Canvas, Livebinders, Wordpress
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    • 1. Lyn Lall, Catriona Moore (RSC advisors), Neil Smith HE lecturer and Advanced Practitioner at New College Nottingham, Georgina Skliarsky, Functional Skills tutor and administrator at KMTraining 01/04/2014 Sharing resources with work based learners
    • 2. Session overview and Aims • Explore some free tools to support learners in the workplace e.g for • sharing resources with learners • communicating with learners • encouraging collaboration • assessment and tracking • Share good practice
    • 3. What is your role? A. manager B. team leader C. lecturer/assessor/trainer D. learning support E. business support 3
    • 4. Which sector are you from? A. WBL B. FE/ HE in FE C. ACL D. Sixth form College E. Specialist College Title of presentation 00/00/2013 4
    • 5. 01/04/2014
    • 6. FELTAG recommendations “ ……recommends the inclusion in every publicly- funded learning programme from 2015/16 of a 10% wholly-online component, with incentives to increase this to 50% by 2017/2018” 6
    • 7. What tools do you already use to support learners? Share your tools onTitanPad http://titanpad.com/inbrief 7 1. Enter your name here 2. Put your cursor on the document and type
    • 8. Livebinders 8
    • 9. Livebinders • Integrate a variety of content into a virtual 3D binder • Share resources, web links etc. in a structured way • Allows for collaboration • Allows for comments and feedback • App for Apple devices • examples 9
    • 10. Livebinders 10
    • 11. Livebinders • Share • Collaborate • Link/embed • Present 11
    • 12. Potential uses for Livebinders • Tutors – share resources and encourage feedback • Assessors e.g. for documentation • Students - as evidence of activity and for collaboration • Students - Employability skills - can develop Digital Literacy and create a positive online presence to present their skills and achievements to prospective employers 12
    • 13. Wordpress Allows sharing of resources, with tagging Education-net at http://www.education-net.org/ Also via Android app in Google Play store 13 Georgina Skliarsky (KM Training)
    • 14. 14
    • 15. Education Net • Offer free, e-resources to learners, educators and employers • Activities, videos and articles which are curriculum based • Safeguarded and checked whilst the learner stays on the site • Ideal for apprentices,Traineeships and work-based learners • Easy access – built on aWordPress framework • Accessibility issues: currently using vozMe, options for screen colour and font size, meeting a variety of learning styles • Assumes user is IT competent at least a basic level, staff can monitor through ICT quiz
    • 16. FAQ’s • How did you support your learners before Wordpress - what were the challenges? o Paper-based, CD-Roms,Work packs, text books • How has Wordpress enhanced the learner experience? o Accessible, free resources for a range of vocations –World Skills • What are the benefits for teachers? o Can upload resources, direct learners to quality checked material • What are the benefits for learners? o One-stop-shop for high quality vocational links • How do you useWordpress ? o Education-Net.org
    • 17. Evolution of Education-net.org
    • 18. Options for Framework Moodle • More Interactive • Holds Resources • More maintenance – hosting • More cost • More complicated; less user friendly WordPress • Less interactive • Easy to use • Good visual resource bank • Easy to build and maintain • Less cost – hosting • User friendly • Supported development by RSC East Midlands
    • 19. Edmodo • Free • No administrator needed • Allows for sharing resources, web links, user generated content • Communicating, collaborating, peer review • Online submission, assessment, grading and feedback • Quizzes, polls, badges • App available for Apple and Android devices 19 Neil Smith, New College Nottingham
    • 20. Edmodo 20
    • 21. Neil Smith, New College Nottingham FAQ’s • How did you support your learners before Edmodo - What were the challenges? • How has Edmodo enhanced the learner experience? • What are the benefits for teachers? • What are the benefits for learners? • How do you use Edmodo ?
    • 22. Neil Smith, NCN Nottingham 22
    • 23. Coursesites 23
    • 24. Coursesites Full Blackboard functionality • Free for up to 5 courses • No administrator needed • Allows for sharing resources • Communicating • Online submission, assessment, grading and feedback • Virtual classroom for support (Collaborate) • App available for Apple and Android devices 24
    • 25. Coursesites 25
    • 26. Canvas 26
    • 27. 27Create your own customised learning outcomes Use your outcomes to track progress
    • 28. Three Ring App available for Apple and Android 28
    • 29. Three ring 29
    • 30. Next steps Next In Brief: Induction, 6 May 2014 Resources and Recording on Moodle after the event http://moodle.rsc-em.ac.uk Evaluation form on exit Contact details for more information Neil.smith@ncn.ac.uk - Edmodo kmtrainingltd@yahoo.co.uk - Wordpress Lynette.lall@rsc-em.ac.uk 30

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