TUT's blended learning landscape

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TUT's blended learning landscape

  1. 1. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology TUT’s blended learning landscape Dr Janette Kruger Mr Shane Pachagadu Mr Marius Pienaar
  2. 2. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Overview •Introduction •Hardware and Software Technologies •Staff Professional Development and Empowerment •Learning Integrated Assessment System (LIAS) Overview
  3. 3. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Introduction
  4. 4. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology • TUT is dedicated to a blended teaching and learning approach • What TUT sees as blended learning Introduction
  5. 5. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Hardware and Software Technologies
  6. 6. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Face-to-face Lectern Presentation Tools Sympodium e-BEAM Presentation Presentation/Engagement/ Interactive whiteboard for lecturing Data projector & Document Camera Personal Response System (Clickers) Online Presentation tool e-Assessment (continuous assessment) Video Conferencing Multiple connection of various sites – hosting a guest speaker iPad & other tablet computers Web enabled Mobile Mobile: Presentation Peer to Peer and student to lecturer Interaction and collaboration Hardware and Software Technologies
  7. 7. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology LMS: myTUTor (Blackboard software) Web-based learning; Content delivery & e-Assessment Respondus & Studymate (software) Camtasia (software) SoftChalk (software) Blackboard Collaborate building block Question bank & e-Assessment enabler Screen capture & Video streaming Design & development Online presentation Atlas ti (software) & SPSS Research EndNote (software) Research Social Media (e.g. Facebook) Collaboration & Interaction Turnitin and SafeAssign Research, Teaching and Learning Adobe Reader PDF Conversion Repository (e-resources) e-solutions and self-help materials Onscreen Marking Digital marking Turning Point Technology software Clickers Hardware and Software Technologies
  8. 8. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Staff Professional Development and Empowerment
  9. 9. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology • Three-tier technology enhanced strategy for LMS adoption • Partnering Faculties – Needs and Priorities • Licence to Teach - Virtual Learning Environments • Support – Sustainable Collaboration • Projects external partners – CoP & MoUs • WIL Staff Professional Development and Empowerment
  10. 10. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Learning Integrated Assessment System (LIAS)
  11. 11. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Background and Motivation • Educational technologies can address the expectations of students • In RSA many students attended dysfunctional schools; NB to supplement their knowledge and skills for the global society they will work and live in • Current assessment practises tend to focus on ‘assessment of learning’ and not ‘assessment for learning’ • Fails in supporting students to become self-regulated life-long learners • Encourage deep-learning practises LIAS
  12. 12. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Learning and Assessment • Lecturers who prepare authentic learning activities for students will likely make assessment tasks more authentic and are more likely to cater for the complexity that is part of assessing 21st century skills • Inclined to use technology LIAS
  13. 13. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Interactive learning and assessment LIAS
  14. 14. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology The goals of implementing a LIAS at TUT • • • • Assessment for learning and assessment of learning Address the needs of both students and lecturers Quality control Promotes a deep approach to learning and conceptual understanding • Increased student participation and engagement with learning material • Interactive, authentic, technology enriched teaching and learning practices in order to enhance the learning experience of students • Prepare students for their future work environment LIAS
  15. 15. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Forms of assessment and their place in the learning process LIAS
  16. 16. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Integrated implementation strategy LIAS
  17. 17. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Interrelation between content, pedagogy and technology: Student-centred LIAS
  18. 18. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Design Principles LIAS
  19. 19. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Criteria for excellence LIAS
  20. 20. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology 21st Century skills LIAS
  21. 21. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Palette of teaching and learning tools LIAS
  22. 22. HIIGHER EDUCATION DEVELOPMENT & SUPPORT Teaching and Learning with Technology Palette of teaching and learning tools Podcasts Screencasts Interactive lessons for formative assessment created with SoftChalk™ Mobile learning BlackBoard Collaborate Selective release in BlackBoard Social Media LIAS
  23. 23. Thank you Q&A Dr Janette Kruger (KrugerJ@tut.ac.za) Mr S Pachagadu (PachagaduS@tut.ac.za) Mr M Pienaar (PienaarM1@tut.ac.za)

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