Learning together• (5 mins) Introductions• (15 mins) Students as consultants, Kathrine et al. from Huddersfield Uni (Skype connection)• (5 mins) Introductions to digital storytelling Becci and Co.• (10 mins) ‘Finding solutions’ activity• (1h) If we were in charge... activity• (students/teachers) using digital storytelling• (10min) BREAK• (30min) Present your ideas to Janet Lloyd, ADA CASS
Teaching, learning support, facilities AcademicPriorqualifications Goal Commitment Integration Tinto’s Institutional model Commitment Individual attributes Dropout decisionsFamilyattributes, e.g.parentaleducation Debt, Social counselling, Integration medical, personal, family events. Tinto, V. (1993) Leaving College: Rethinking the Causes and Cures of Student Attrition. (2nd Ed) Chicago: University of Chicago Press 4
Reality check: Problems? What problems? students’ task teachers’ task • What • What problems do problems do you have you have with your with your teachers? students?Warning! Avoid mentioning names, specific modules etc. thatwould point the finger at specific individuals! What we sayshould be shared in confidence!
A problem shared is a problem halved! • Create mixed groups 50-50! • student uni > led by teacher • teacher uni > led by student • Leaders pick their group members Task (1h) a. share experiences b. look at the problems from the previous activity, now find solutions together c. if we were in charge... (students/teachers perspective) d. share your ideas through creating a digital storyYou could use: Camcorder, Storybird, Flickr (digital photographs), drawings, cartoons etc.
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