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E-Evolving Materials for Employability


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  • Doel. M, Sawdon. C, & Morrison. D (2002) Learning, Practice & Assessment; Signposting the Portfolio. Kingsley. London
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    • 1. Beverly Leeds
        • E-Evolve an FDTL5 project
    • 2. Outline
      • Introduction to E-Evolve Project
      • E-Evolve Model
      • E-Evolve Materials design
      • Re-using Materials
      • Case Stories
      • Locating Materials
      • Using Materials
    • 3. Who is E-Evolve?
      • A consortium partnership between four institutions
    • 4. What is E-Evolve?
      • An Enhancing Employability Project that aims to improve graduate-level employability for business and management graduates
      • by
        • developing a model and learning resources
        • supporting enquiry based learning
        • supporting students in virtual learning environments
    • 5. E-Evolve Model Focuses on Capability
      • Stephenson (1998) argues that capable people have confidence in their ability to
        • take effective and appropriate action
        • explain what they are seeking to achieve
        • live and work effectively with others
        • continue to learn from their experience...
      • Capable students know about their subject discipline but also
        • have the confidence to apply their knowledge
        • have skills within varied and changing situations
        • continue to develop their specialist knowledge and skill...
    • 6. E-Evolve model of learning - process Doel et al, 2002 Content empty vessel Learner learning styles Process learning cycle Teacher is expert Learner is recipient Knowledge is given Teacher is guide Learner is central Knowledge is discovered Teacher is facilitator Learner is participant Knowledge is experienced
    • 7. Capability and the E-Evolve Curriculum Map
      • Employers, their agencies, academics and others have provided e-evolve with themes for a curriculum map.
    • 8. Curriculum Map - Themes Career Management Business Communication Creativity & Problem Solving - Other Key Skills Work Related Learning (WRL) My Portfolio Professional Development Commercial Awareness Ethical, Social & Cultural Awareness Leadership & Management Consultancy & Project Management
    • 9. Materials Developed for Employability
      • Themes
        • Project Management and Consultancy
        • Creativity and Problem Solving
        • Professional Development including entrepreneurial skills
        • Leadership and Management
        • Business Communication
        • Ethical, Cultural and Social Awareness
        • Commercial Awareness
        • Career Management
        • Other Key Skills
      • Topics within each theme
      • Packaged as learning activities
      • Unpackaged as raw resources
    • 10. E-Evolve Deliverables
      • Packaged Learning Activities on topics within key themes
      • Case Stories about real organisations
      • Re-Useable Raw Materials that can be repackaged
      • All are Learning Objects
    • 11. e-evolve materials
    • 12. Case Stories
      • Issues and problems
      • Based on real organisations
      • Mainly SMEs
      • Reusable
      • Accessible
      • Supported by audio, video, text, pictures, graphics, animation etc
    • 13. VLE / E-Evolve Interaction WebCT UCLan WOLF Wolverhampton Blackboard Derby Study Net Herts Other VLEs Learning Activity Learning Objects Re-Usable Material Learning Objects Case Stories Metadata Curriculum Map
    • 14. Locating Materials
      • Website
        • Based on informed curriculum map
        • Contains learning activities, case stories and raw materials
    • 15. Further Information
      • Email: [email_address]
      • Project website:
      • Materials website