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Change Agents Network Meeting 2014 - Winchester. Example Participant projects Change Agents Network Meeting 2014 - Winchester. Example Participant projects Presentation Transcript

  • Will Page – Student Engagement Officer • Mapping the impact of our student engagement work to capture outputs and outcomes • Promoting the impact of student engagement work to our stakeholders • Supporting @50 Student as Change Agent projects across the University (Sixth year of Change Agents at Exeter!) • Looking at QA & QE processes to increase student engagement opportunities • Defining Exeter student engagement and writing College specific strategies in response to the Guild ‘Visions for Education’ • Lots of other work – Technology Champions, Cascade, Collaborate and many more…
  • "UCL Students as Change Agents” (name TBD) • To be launched/piloted in 2014/15 • Students will apply for £500 funding to do a teaching and learning action research project in their department • The projects will be student-led from inception to completion • Students will need to identify a staff partner who they can work with on the project, ensuring there is departmental buy-in and support for the work they are doing • Students will be encouraged to disseminate their findings widely, including at the Student Union Education conference or a specially created event • We want to establish a ‘Student Action Network’ in order to get students involved in this and, other partnership schemes, from the start
  • Wednesday 18 February 2014 JISC Change Agents Network 3 Student as Change Agents • Transforming Teaching Programme - University-wide remit: technology-enhanced learning • Informing teaching and learning strategy - student focus groups & research; student award • Supporting practice - students paid to give technical support & expertise to staff
  • Visions for Education Project • I am leading a research project investigating student opinions of their educational experience. • Various research methods will be used to gauge opinion and design future strategies for Exeter Medical School. • It will embed students in policy and educational change for years to come.
  • STUDENTS AS DIGITAL PARTNERS Aim: to facilitate both staff and students in developing the digital literacy, to enhance learning, teaching and employability Based on Oxford Brookes InStePP scheme: • Staff negotiate their digital literacy needs • Students negotiate their employability and digital literacy needs • Staff/student partnerships are • Students as co-creators • Students as trainers and coaches • Supported by Anglia Learning and Teaching and other services
  • Project: Changing the Learning Landscape - 'Menu' of TeachingApproaches and Technologies Purpose: Encouraging staff to make more use of appropriate and engaging teaching approaches and supporting technology Stuart Hepplestone Ian Glover Process: • Survey teaching practice at SHU • Develop draft 'menu' • Obtain staff and student feedback on contents • Develop workshop activities Plans: • Students developing online version • Embed in course design process
  • Digital Ambassadors’ Network This project will create a network of Digital Ambassadors at the university. Staff and students will work together to co-create content for an open online resource to help students become effective online learners and manage their digital profiles. In a second phase, staff – student partnerships in various subject areas will create resources to enhance digital literacies in their discipline. Jim Pettiward, London Metropolitan University
  • DigiLit Leicester #digilitleic is a two year collaboration between Leicester City Council, De Montfort University and 23 city secondary schools – the core project team are Lucy Atkins, Josie Fraser and Richard Hall. There are three key project stages: • Investigate and define digital literacy, in the context of secondary school based practice • Identify current school staff confidence levels, and what the strengths and gaps across city schools are, in relation to this definition • Support staff in developing their digital literacy skills and knowledge - raising baseline skills and confidence levels across the city, and promoting existing effective and innovative practice
  • “Providing a Physical Approach to Learning and Teaching the Law” Aims: O Promote a higher level of interactive and engaged learning on Winchester’s Law Course. O Create a more accessible learning environment within the Law Department. Methodology: O Survey/consult Law students’ opinions O Focus Group consisting of 10 student consultants O Create resources to be used on the course O Design a long term plan for lasting impact
  • @lisaharris : current projects • Curriculum innovation focused on digital literacies (Living and Working on the Web #UOSM2008) with Cristina Costa, University of Strathclyde • Student Digital Champions #Digichamps • Student participation in curriculum re-design, content development and assessment • Integrating MOOCs into the curriculum #FLwebsci
  • Change at BCU Uni. Wide – ‘Partners for Success’ Initiative Academic Partners, Academic Mentors, Multi - Disciplinary, Student Employment, HEA What Works? Cross Faculty – ‘ECO by BCUSU’ HEFCE and NUS Funded Student Green Fund Project, student and staff Volunteering, Employment, Local Community Partnerships and Sustainability in the Curriculum Local Level – ‘Rules of Engagement’ Research and Engagement project into Student Engagement and Employability via Student Mentors and the SU, ELSS Faculty, Careers and HR
  • TECHNOLOGY ENHANCED INTERNATIONAL LEARNING AT WINCHESTER  How can technology be used to allow for internationalisation as part of students’ learning at Winchester?  How best to implement this?  What are students are looking for?  What are staff are looking for?  Sharing ideas in seminar setting with institutions and organisations around the globe through technology  Skype/collaborative projects/interviews/blogs/live presentations- endless possibilities  to benefit learning and  to enhance the international profile and outlook of the university
  • Investigation into the use of social media by researchers • Institution specific project (Brunel University –Shazia Arif) • Record their activities and then identify the tools that may be beneficial • The stages they go through and the needs they have as PhD students & see how social media can contribute to these. • Identify the tools, why and how they are used & what areas they will require more support, in terms of their development of digital literacy • Use the Vitae planner to identify and map the different stages and needs of researchers throughout their PhD research.