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  • eXpress page junior student example - Learning GoalsStudents will be able to access their learning goals from their eXpress page.They will create a list of learning goals and throughout the year, reflect on their progress against those goals. Teachers can also comment on learning goals and reflections, thus replacing some of the requirements on existing student reports. In this example, Student Fanny Blair has set up a wiki for her learning goals and she has added the same blog for her reflections as the one on her Portfolio page.
  • Gleneagles Ultranet Functionality Presentation

    1. 1. Functionality Presentation<br />9 August 2010<br />
    2. 2. Introduction to the Ultranet<br />Overview of Ultranet Release 1 functionality<br />for students and teachers<br />
    3. 3. Vision<br />The Ultranet is a student centered electronic learning environment that supports high quality learning and teaching, connects students, teachers and parents and enables efficient knowledge transfer. <br />It will establish a schools environment for the future that improves the educational outcomes of all Victorians.<br />The Ultranet will be delivered to all Victorian government schools by the end of Term 3, 2010.<br />
    4. 4. Policy Context – School Accountability and Improvement Framework<br />
    5. 5. Goals for August 9<br /><ul><li> Overview of the big picture
    6. 6. Brief exposure to all spaces available in Release 1
    7. 7. Familiarisationwith Ultranetterminology
    8. 8. Basic understanding of Copyright implications
    9. 9. Hands on experience - staff begin the process of setting up </li></ul> a Design space on the Ultranet<br />
    10. 10. Medium Term Goals<br /><ul><li> All students login by the end of Term 3 / early Term 4
    11. 11. Staff achieve Ultranet Goals for PDP Recommended minimum is: </li></ul> 1. Term 3 and Term 4 staff engage in professional dialogue<br /> and collaboration through theUltranet Design space 2. End of Term 1 2011, staff create and use an <br />Ultranet Collaborative Learning space with at least one group/class<br />
    12. 12. Long Term Goals2011-2013<br /><ul><li>Term 4/early 2011 – Release 2 Implementation of Learning Tasks and Learner Profiles
    13. 13. Student Ultranet Portfolios developed, enhanced and maintained
    14. 14. Learning Tasks space loaded withunit overviews and lesson plans
    15. 15. Regular use of Design and Collaborative spaces
    16. 16. Successful, whole school implementation</li></li></ul><li>Functionality Overview<br />
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    19. 19. Home<br />Home – for students and teachers<br />Personalised home page <br />User can choose a number of ‘portlet’ applications including:<br /><ul><li> Blogs, wikis and polls
    20. 20. Calendars and image galleries
    21. 21. Bookmarks and reference libraries
    22. 22. Google Maps and RSS feeds
    23. 23. Learning Contacts (for teachers only) and Portfolio Viewers (for students and teachers)
    24. 24. Notices / Notice Viewer (appears by default)</li></li></ul><li>
    25. 25. Macro Navigation<br />
    26. 26. eXpress Space – <br />for students and teachers<br />My personal space<br /><ul><li>A place for reflection, sharing, creating and learning
    27. 27. Pages within the student eXpress Space include the Learning Portfolio, Learning Goals and Profile
    28. 28. Pages within the teacher eXpress Space include a landing page and Wall, Portfolio and Profile
    29. 29. All pages can be fully customised with portlets and applications.</li></li></ul><li>
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    32. 32. Collaborative Learning – <br />for students and teachers<br />A place for student collaboration and learning<br />Teachers can:<br /><ul><li>Set up collaborative learning activities for students in their class, across classes or across schools.
    33. 33. Add web 2.0 tools, applications and pages:
    34. 34. Blogs
    35. 35. Wikis
    36. 36. Discussion Forums
    37. 37. Polls</li></li></ul><li>
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    40. 40. Design – for teachers only<br />A place for professional collaboration and learning<br />Teachers can set up spaces for:<br /><ul><li>Collaborative curriculum planning and design
    41. 41. Collegiate support
    42. 42. Add web 2.0 tools, applications and pages:
    43. 43. Blogs
    44. 44. Wikis
    45. 45. Discussion Forums
    46. 46. Polls</li></li></ul><li>
    47. 47.
    48. 48. Communities – for all users<br />A place for my school’s communities <br />Spaces for any group in the school community, such as:<br /><ul><li>School committees eg school council
    49. 49. Home/class groups
    50. 50. Extra-curricular programs and activities (eg sporting teams)</li></li></ul><li>
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    53. 53. My Content<br />Connect<br />Utilities<br /><ul><li>Reviewed websites and online activities
    54. 54. Filtered for primary or secondary students
    55. 55. Quality assured digital resources
    56. 56. Can search, save, share and embed in learning activities
    57. 57. Direct link to Edumail for teachers
    58. 58. Web-based email account with personal calendar and contacts for every student</li></li></ul><li>
    59. 59. Protocols for Naming your space @ GLENEAGLES<br />1. Gleneagles<br />Domain<br />Audience(Year Level/Staff/Students)<br />Subject<br />Topic<br />*Place teacher name in the description<br />Example:<br />Gleneagles Humanities Year 10 Staff History World War II<br />Tags<br />Example:<br />Gleneagles humanities history World War II 2<br />warfare alliance <br />
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    61. 61. Extra Notes From May 2010…<br />Teachers will be able to:<br /><ul><li>Design learning activities using the latest web 2.0 tools
    62. 62. Create a professional learning portfolio
    63. 63. Collaborate, create and share resources with colleagues within and across schools
    64. 64. Access quality assured digital learning resources from across Victoria, regardless of their location</li></ul>Students will be able to:<br /><ul><li>Take part in online learning activities using the latest web 2.0 tools
    65. 65. Create a personal online learning portfolio and set personal learning goals
    66. 66. Collaborate with students and teachers within and across schools
    67. 67. Access quality assured digital learning resources from across Victoria, regardless of their location</li></li></ul><li>From September 2010…<br />Parents will be able to:<br /><ul><li>View their child’s attendance information
    68. 68. Progressively review their child’s learning progress, including at home or in-school tasks and teacher feedback
    69. 69. Create or join online community spaces with other members of their school community
    70. 70. Work with teachers to become full partners in their child’s education</li></ul>Students will be able to:<br /><ul><li>Access personalised learning activities both within and outside of the classroom
    71. 71. Submit work and receive feedback online from teachers and parents
    72. 72. In time, access a continuous online record of learning progress, available from year to year and school to school</li></ul>Teachers will be able to:<br /><ul><li>Access rich learning data at an individual student, class or school level
    73. 73. In time, review learning progress over the school life of each student
    74. 74. Tailor learning activities to individual student needs
    75. 75. Plan, deliver and assess learning activities online</li>