Visage PDSP Workshop 1


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This is the first PD workshop using PDSP funding for lecturers from Visage Training Centre, Challenger TAFE, on using PDAs.

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Visage PDSP Workshop 1

  1. 1. PDSP – Workshop 1 Developing assessment tools on PDAs for SAL
  2. 2. Session Overview Morning <ul><li>About PDSP funding </li></ul><ul><li>Aim of SAL (School Apprenticeship Link) project </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Skills Self Assessment Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to assessment using PDAs </li></ul>
  3. 3. Aim of PDSP funding <ul><li>PDSP = Professional Development Support Program </li></ul><ul><li>Promote and support project-based professional development activities </li></ul><ul><li>Improve skills, practices, and/or processes to enhance the quality of teaching, learning and assessment </li></ul>
  4. 4. Aim of your PDSP Project <ul><li>Gain skills to use PDAs for assessing </li></ul><ul><li>Improve your ability to use PDAs as a management tool </li></ul><ul><li>Acquire skills to develop content for PDAs </li></ul><ul><li>Gain skills to use PDAs with students </li></ul>
  5. 5. Workshop Timeline <ul><li>Workshop 1 - Full Day </li></ul><ul><li>Road test logistics workplaces assessment database </li></ul><ul><li>Create video for PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop 2 – Full Day </li></ul><ul><li>Overview use of mobile technology in TAFE </li></ul><ul><li>Road test SAL assessment database </li></ul><ul><li>Create content for PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Workshop 3 – Half Day </li></ul><ul><li>Review SAL assessment database progress </li></ul><ul><li>Review content creation for PDAs </li></ul>
  6. 6. Skills self assessment survey <ul><li>It is a requirement of PSPD funding that we determine the skills level of participants at the beginning and end of the project. </li></ul><ul><li>Your responses at the beginning of the project will be used to determine how to tailor the activities to best meet your needs. </li></ul><ul><li>Your responses will be kept confidential. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Start Survey <ul><li>The information will only be reported in summary form. </li></ul><ul><li>No individual responses will be reported. </li></ul><ul><li>Please go to: </li></ul><ul><li>http:// /survey </li></ul>
  8. 8. Overview of assessing using PDAs Contact details, contact records, assessment tools in paper based form Documents on PDA in a Visual CE database Sync PDA with PC Documents stored electronically on PC in Access database
  9. 9. Logistics workplace assessor database <ul><li>Database developed by Elisabeth Elsmann </li></ul><ul><li>Currently being trialed by Rhoda Takiwa </li></ul>Rhoda Takiwa
  10. 10. SAL Database <ul><li>Will be developed by Elisabeth Elsmann using your feedback </li></ul><ul><li>You will road test your database at the next workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Between workshop 2 and 3 you will trial it with students </li></ul>
  11. 11. Goals of road testing logistic database <ul><li>Learn how to database works on PDA and how to input/change data </li></ul><ul><li>Become skilled at inputting/changing data in logistics Access database on PC </li></ul><ul><li>Identify requirements of SAL database </li></ul><ul><li>Provide feedback on additional PD required to effectively use databases on PDAs and PCs </li></ul>
  12. 12. Frances’s turn – Road test database on PC
  13. 13. Session Overview Afternoon <ul><li>Setting up PDA with correct time and date </li></ul><ul><li>Creating shortcut to database on PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Road test logistics database on PDA </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback on database </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting requirement of PDSP projects </li></ul><ul><li>Insert information about yourself on Project Wiki </li></ul>
  14. 14. Frances’s – Road test logistics database on PDA
  15. 15. Feedback on logistics database road test <ul><li>What changes do we need to make to the logistics database so that it suits your needs? </li></ul><ul><li>Is there any additional PD required for you to effectively use these databases on PDAs and PCs? </li></ul>
  16. 16. PDSP Project Wiki <ul><li>Required to document the progress of our project which can be shared with others </li></ul><ul><li>We will do this using a wiki </li></ul><ul><li>http:// / </li></ul>
  17. 17. Participant details <ul><li>Log into </li></ul><ul><li>Write information on your page: </li></ul><ul><li>About yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Your role at Challenger TAFE </li></ul><ul><li>What you would like to get out of this project </li></ul><ul><li>Insert photo if you have one </li></ul>