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Academic Skills Support Event 2012

Academic Skills Support Event 2012



Event welcome: Marie Scopes.

Event welcome: Marie Scopes.



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    Academic Skills Support Event 2012 Academic Skills Support Event 2012 Presentation Transcript

    • Welcome to Leeds Metropolitan University Skills for Learning Libraries and Learning Innovation
    • Housekeeping• Fire alarms and exits• Toilets• Programme alteration
    • Skills for Learning Karen Croft Marie Scopes Libraries & Learning Innovation Leeds Metropolitan University
    • Skills for Learning website
    • Skills for Learning workshops Drop-in programme – University wide Customised workshops Location – teaching rooms/labs in Library
    • Skills for Learning workshops Subjects: – Academic communication – IT – Maths & statistical analysis – Information literacy
    • Skills for Learning workshops
    • Skills for Learning workshops
    • Skills for Learning tutorials One to one Individual need Email requests Response times
    • Skills for Learning tutorials
    • Workshop Attendance Attendance at tailor-made and generic workshops 1800 1600Academic year Generic Tailor- made 14002008-2009 416 457 12002009-2010 338 526 1000 Generic2010-2011 536 1067 800 Tailor-made 6002011-2012 1285 1605 400 200 0 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
    • Skills for Learning publications
    • Skills for Learning Team Skills for Learning Manager Skills for Learning Adviser Academic Skills Tutor (IT) Academic Skills Tutor (academic communication) Academic Skills Tutor (maths & stats) Senior Web Developer Learning Technologist Learning Support Officer
    • Promotion Student inductions Freshers’ fairs Promotional events Printed timetables in Libraries & Help Zones Help and Information Point in Library Academic librarians New academic staff Academic staff leaflets
    • History of Skills for LearningStage 1 – 1996-97 Study skills project • University wide projectStage 2 - 1997-99 Website development • Established with the LibraryStage 3 – 2004 to present Workshops & tutorials • “Key Skills Initiative” pilot • Mainstream funding in 2006
    • Skills for Learning film
    • Website
    • 100000 150000 200000 250000 50000 0 Sep-06 Nov-06 Jan-07 Mar-07 May-07 Jul-07 Sep-07 Nov-07 Jan-08 Mar-08 May-08 Jul-08 Sep-08 Nov-08 Jan-09Pages Visited Mar-09 May-09 Jul-09 Month Sep-09 Nov-09 Jan-10 Site Visits Mar-1012 per. Mov. Avg. (Pages Visited) May-10 Jul-10 Sep-10 Nov-10 Jan-11 Mar-11 May-11 Jul-11 Sep-11 Nov-11 Jan-12 Mar-12
    • How we produce it Academic content team Technical Academic staff staff
    • Evolving and improving• User testing• Feedback• Systematic evaluation• E-learning developments• University developments• Web design good practice
    • m.scopes@leedsmet.ac.uk k.croft@leedsmet.ac.ukskillsforlearning@leedsmet.ac.uk Thank you