Sustaining Your Project After Funding has finished – Lessons Learnt from the TESEP Project
Andrew Comrie, Critical Friend
JISC Transforming Curriculum Delivery Through e-Learning
Programme Meeting 11 May 2010
The project Joint FE-HE initiative SFC e-learning transformation programme Transforming and Enhancing the Student Experience through Pedagogy Building upon existing good practice Using technology appropriately Learner-centred staff development 2005-2007 Collaborative learning Working across the partner institutions Working with the sector Beyond the VLE Increasing learner autonomy ‘ Web 2.0’ Sharing ideas
ACTION 1: Supporting Institutional Change
TESEP used at Edinburgh Napier University to support the change from a 15 to 20 credit academic framework.
TESEP used to create learning and teaching support departments at both Carnegie College and Edinburgh’s Telford College
Action 2: Continuing to lead and support changes to Curriculum Delivery Models and cascade our work
Edinburgh Napier: The Online Learning Advocates (OLAs) formalised and funded in the University so that each Faculty has an Advocate to promote and support change to curriculum delivery models.
Edinburgh Napier: Teaching Fellow Special Interest Group has formed around technology enhanced approaches to Learning, Teaching and Assessment.
Carnegie College: A new learning and teaching support department (Curriculum Innovation in Learning and Teaching) has been created
Example: RSAMD: PG CERT in Higher Arts Education
TESEP used to influence the delivery model of the RSAMD PGCERT
Participants are encouraged to consider how they might introduce technologies to own teaching practices.
Example: MUSIC MATTERS
Example: PDP and E-PORTFOLIOs
Action 3: Continuing Professional Development
Action 4: Keeping Others interested in our Work
HE Academy book ‘Transforming Higher education through Technology Enhanced Learning’ (2009).
‘ Learners in the Co-creation of Knowledge’ (LICK) (2008) published the proceedings from the event http://www2.napier.ac.uk/transform/LICK_proceedings/LICK_2008_proceedings.pdf Research Interest Group (RIG) around this area of work. http://lickrig.wetpaint.com/
Linking to Institutional Change
Find ways to link project outcomes and deliverables to key institutional initiatives planned.
Setup Advocate Networks for Knowledge Transfer/Embedding and Development
Try to put things in place to ensure that advocate networks will exist to promote and continue to evolve your work once the project is complete.
Embed Outcomes in Institutional Systems and Processes
Look to see if there are existing institutional processes and/or systems that your work could be designed into.