Recommendation #8 Encourage a more collegial approach to curriculum development, which will both stimulate and incorporate scholarship and research and philosophical discussions about quality education http://flickr.com/photos/sfllaw/302647234/ C2D2 Research & Innovation Quick wins
The incumbent will work…in extending the teaching and learning skills and focus of academic staff, and University management and faculty executive in the development of CQU as a leader in flexible and on line education across a distributed campus network. http://flickr.com/photos/b-tal/224225357/ Head, E-Learning & Materials Development
http://flickr.com/photos/ezu/61548084/ Improve perceptions - students and staff
Improve quality and availability of courses http://flickr.com/photos/riot/71878108/
Reduce costs http://flickr.com/photos/cimexus/739083662/ Reduce hidden costs Maximise ROI
Teaching is not rocket science. It is, in fact, far more complex and demanding work than rocket science. http://flickr.com/photos/erikcharlton/1481121536/ Richard F. Elmore, Gregory Anrig Professor of Educational Leadership Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Each can be considered a symptom of another problem
The problem can be described in many ways
The solution has no right to be wrong
Rittel & Webber (1973), Dilemmas in a General Theory of Planning, Policy Sciences, 4:155-169
http://flickr.com/photos/bb_matt/306544780/ Giving up the illusion that you can predict the future is a very liberating moment. All you can do is give yourself the capacity to respond . . . the creation of that capacity is the purpose of strategy -- Lord John Brown (Group CEO of BP)
http://flickr.com/photos/chrisjfry/323461344/ Diversity Business innovation often results from the breakthroughs of "cross-functional teams" (Weld and Trainer, 2007) This suggests that there may be considerable room for exploring ways of using the preferred methods identified in one Field of Education in another field (Scott, 2005)
Resources & knowledge for future use Changes in systems & processes Reuse, re-design and mainstream Quick Wins
http://flickr.com/photos/tantek/22778226/ What expertise does the library have that will help?
http://tpck.org/ TPCK (Mishra and Koehler, 2006)
http://tpck.org/ TPCK (Mishra and Koehler, 2006) Given opportunities to thoughtfully engage around the design of an online course, faculty .. showed tremendous growth in their sensitivity to the complex interactions between content, pedagogy and technology Design-based research
(Seely Brown & Hagel, 2005) Next frontier of innovation Positive-sum rewards Zero-sum rewards Rapid, incremental innovation Few major re-engineering efforts Focus on innovation Focus on efficiency Open participation Restricted participation People centric Resource centric Loosely coupled Tightly coupled Modular Procedural Decentralised control Centralised control Emergent design Top-down design Demand uncertain Demand anticipated Pull Push
http://flickr.com/photos/darkpatator/1860880739/ It's not how bad you start, It's how quickly you get better
http://flickr.com/photos/pathfinderlinden/199857832/ PLE's and Web 2.0 DEST project - ~$500K Personal Learning Environments help learners take control
(Knowles, 1978; Candy 1991) http://flickr.com/photos/ztephen/155835502/ If institutions were to genuinely promote lifelong learning opportunities, systems that support learner autonomy and self-regulation are essential. Personal Learning Environments (Lubensky, 2006) a Personal Learning Environment is a facility for an individual to access, aggregate, configure and manipulate digital artefacts of their ongoing learning experiences.
Must use university resource http://flickr.com/photos/patrick_q/108525914/
We've cut IT staff by 20%, and we're providing a whole lot more in terms of IT services http://flickr.com/photos/cimexus/739083662/ http://www.informationweek.com/news/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=202601956&pgno=1&queryText= Ken Harris CIO, Shaklee
A nalysis D esign D evelopment I mplementation E valuation http://flickr.com/photos/tonivc/411231251/ As a framework
http://flickr.com/photos/mischiru/489556007/ Ask the students
Anonymous discussion forum
463 T2, 2007 FLEX students
Online and print learning materials
What did you like or find useful?
What caused you problems?
What would you like to see?
http://flickr.com/photos/mischiru/489556007/ What would the top responses be?
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