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Developing partnerships for educational development from a CETL perspective Pamela McKinney CILASS: Centre for Inquiry-bas...
What is CILASS? <ul><li>Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Promote and extend ‘learning thro...
What does CILASS do? <ul><ul><li>Create technology rich space for collaborative Inquiry-based Learning </li></ul></ul>
What does CILASS do? <ul><ul><li>Fund strategic departmental IBL curriculum development projects in the core faculties of ...
What does CILASS do? <ul><li>Fund curriculum individual IBL curriculum development projects across the University </li></u...
We don’t work alone……… <ul><li>Academic champions and student ambassadors working with and for the core team </li></ul><ul...
How do our partners help us? <ul><li>Provide technical expertise for learning spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure a holistic a...
Who  forms part of your academic development teams? What inter-professional relationships do you need to establish for eff...
A community of practice approach <ul><li>Bring together people who have a common interest in a subject or problem to colla...
The Information Literacy Network <ul><li>Bring together expertise from the Library, Department of Information Studies and ...
The Information Literacy Network <ul><li>Lack of a focal point for discussion between the Library and the Department of In...
Building communities <ul><li>Develop a close and collaborative relationship with staff in other professional services depa...
Challenges and enablers <ul><li>This is the way we’ve always done things </li></ul><ul><li>Go ahead with the innovation wi...
<ul><li>What are your institutional barriers to pedagogical development? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the enabling factors t...
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Pamela McKinney: presentation at a workshop for the SEDA (Staff and Educational Development Association) conference November 2006.

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  • Welcome to the SEDA conference I’d like to point out from the start that although I’m framing this within the CETL context, I think the situations I describe, the methods we employed and the partnerships we develop could be applicable in any HE context. # What I’m trying to say is that it doesn’t require a lot of funding to create partnerships, just a bit of time and effort
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    1. 1. Developing partnerships for educational development from a CETL perspective Pamela McKinney CILASS: Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences
    2. 2. What is CILASS? <ul><li>Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning </li></ul><ul><li>Promote and extend ‘learning through inquiry’ at the University of Sheffield </li></ul><ul><li>Core themes of collaborative inquiry, networked learning and information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>An Inquiry-based approach to educational development </li></ul>
    3. 3. What does CILASS do? <ul><ul><li>Create technology rich space for collaborative Inquiry-based Learning </li></ul></ul>
    4. 4. What does CILASS do? <ul><ul><li>Fund strategic departmental IBL curriculum development projects in the core faculties of Arts, Social Sciences and Law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E.g. Hispanic Studies support for student presentations </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. What does CILASS do? <ul><li>Fund curriculum individual IBL curriculum development projects across the University </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. Human Communication Sciences induction week activity </li></ul>
    6. 6. We don’t work alone……… <ul><li>Academic champions and student ambassadors working with and for the core team </li></ul><ul><li>Teaching and Learning Support Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Development and Media Unit </li></ul><ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>Audio-visual services </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Information and Computing Services </li></ul><ul><li>Careers service </li></ul><ul><li>Student Union </li></ul>
    7. 7. How do our partners help us? <ul><li>Provide technical expertise for learning spaces </li></ul><ul><li>Ensure a holistic approach to development activity across the University </li></ul><ul><li>Provide technical and pedagogical support to project leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Facilitate information literacy support for projects </li></ul><ul><li>Give a student voice in our developments </li></ul>
    8. 8. Who forms part of your academic development teams? What inter-professional relationships do you need to establish for effective educational development?
    9. 9. A community of practice approach <ul><li>Bring together people who have a common interest in a subject or problem to collaborate over an extended period to share ideas, find solutions, and build innovations. </li></ul><ul><li>Wikipedia 2006 </li></ul>
    10. 10. The Information Literacy Network <ul><li>Bring together expertise from the Library, Department of Information Studies and CILASS </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the development of information literacy across the institution </li></ul><ul><li>Draw on current research in the field (DiS) existing practical approaches (Library) and resources and knowledge (CILASS) </li></ul><ul><li>Feed into development of Departmental Learning, Teaching & Assessment Strategies responding to the “Sheffield Graduate” capabilities relating to IL </li></ul>
    11. 11. The Information Literacy Network <ul><li>Lack of a focal point for discussion between the Library and the Department of Information Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Lack of debate on a university wide model of Information Literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Bidding process for the CETL brought both sides to the table and created agreement on model of IL </li></ul><ul><li>Strong desire to build on this engagement </li></ul><ul><li>Creation of my post as coordinator and link through ‘neutral’ agency </li></ul>
    12. 12. Building communities <ul><li>Develop a close and collaborative relationship with staff in other professional services departments </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a ‘can-do’ attitude with partners </li></ul><ul><li>Exploit existing synergies and constantly look for new linkings and partnerships </li></ul><ul><li>Create opportunities for informal encounters </li></ul>
    13. 13. Challenges and enablers <ul><li>This is the way we’ve always done things </li></ul><ul><li>Go ahead with the innovation with the backing of key community members </li></ul><ul><li>Prove the worth of the new approach through positive feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Create demand through effective dissemination in the community </li></ul>
    14. 14. <ul><li>What are your institutional barriers to pedagogical development? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the enabling factors that break down these barriers? </li></ul>
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