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Coaching as studentsupport via ElluminateDawn Wood & Janet FinlayLeeds Metropolitan Universityd.firstname.lastname@example.org@leedsmet.ac.ukProject Blog: http://www.pc3.org.uk//
Introduction JISC funded project until May2012 ◦ Personalised Curriculum Creation through Coaching (PC3) Project Aims ◦ Utilise the technique of coaching to develop self-directed learners who are able to choose their own personalised curriculum Embedding the practice of coaching Students Tutors Developing courses/programs with curriculum choice Personalised Learning through Coaching Module (PLC) Providing the “jump off point” for a personalised curriculum across university offerings Today ◦ Explore the use of coaching tools within the Elluminate environment
A few questions Have you used Elluminate? Have you created an activity within Elluminate? Has anyone been coached? Has anyone coached? ◦ Face to Face ◦ Via phone ◦ Via conferencing
But first … what is coaching? ◦ A conversation Draws out from the coachee The coachee speaks more than the coach The coachee finds their own solutions Unlike tutoring and mentoring ◦ Keys to coaching: Raising Awareness Encourage responsibility/ownership Develop trust/confidence
Coaching Tools Wheel of Life ◦ Explore the big picture ◦ Identify key areas for development ◦ Focus on some quick actions Values ◦ Identify underlying values ◦ Ensure the coachee is focusing on Ends not Means Values Means values contain an ends value Ends values are core
Other Tools Postcard from the future ◦ Draw or write a postcard Sensory Preferences ◦ Coachee describes a familiar scene in detail ◦ Coach notes the makes a note of the sensory category the words belong to: Visual — seeing Auditory — hearing Kinaesthetic — feeling Olfactory — smelling Gustatory — tasting ◦ Together they can identify the coachees preference