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  • introduce the presentation To provide a foundation to this presentation we have sourced the definitions from the Collins English Dictionary___ask the question to group "what is collaborative leaning?"
  • as you all would have been exposed to RPL, would some like to give yourdefination?
  • ----- Meeting Notes (8/05/12 19:04) -----So who is traditionally involved in workforce development and training?this doesnt necessarily translate to uniting each group or introducing collaborative learning or rpl's.Each on their own have very different needs and objectives which can be aligned to Maslow's hierarchy of needs
  • Both Collaborative learning and Skills recognition utilise all elements of blooms taxonomy in the context of the industryThe complexity of collaboration various according to the needs of the stakeholders
  • Collaborative learning

    1. 1. Collaborative Learning Collaborative: To work, one with anotherLearning: The act or process of acquiring knowledge or skill
    2. 2.  Students work in groups, together in groups Problem/task/project which reflect real-life scenarios Solution must require skills, What is knowledge that is curriculum based Something that couldn’t be Collaborative achieved individually Learning? Assessment of the task includes the process not just the project  i.e. where students are asked to reflect on their collaboration itself
    3. 3.  Learning is a social act where there is learning through talking and sharing Learners think and compare their thinking to others in the group They learn from each other and play a significant role in each other’s What is learning Consensus rather than democracy Collaborative Learners are not just responsible for Learning? a portion of the work but the work as a whole Problem Based and Situated Learning could easily incorporate Collaborative Learning
    4. 4. Constructivist  Social constructivist  Constructing knowledge  Active Underpinning  Contextual Learning  Shared understandings  Student centric Theory  Teacher is facilitator rather than sole authority
    5. 5.  More ground is covered as they share ideas, resources and references Still with room for specialisation Greater learning – students take learning risks Benefits of Reduced absenteeism – Collaborative group obligation Fewer withdrawals – Learning sense of belonging Holistic and realistic – especially cross curricular
    6. 6.  Employability Interpersonal skills Higher order skills  Negotiating  Interpreting Benefits of  Organising Collaborative  Clarifying  Problem solving Learning  Analysing  Critical thinking  Evaluation
    7. 7.  Active listening Being non-judgemental Adaptability Cooperativeness Collaborative Inclusiveness Learning Confidence Diminished fear of public Promotes… speaking
    8. 8.  Group size Task features Differing time commitments, quality of work Asymmetric collaboration Things to Be Managing group challenges / Mindful Of dynamics Group organisation
    9. 9. Design  Objectives  Activities  Resources  AssessmentGroups   How many How to group - self selected or not Implementing  Heterogeneous vs. Homogeneous Collaborative  How often LearningPrepare students  Clear instructions regarding design  Team workMonitor  Feedback on progress  Group dynamics
    10. 10.  Portfolio and photographic is one of our units In the Diploma of specialised Makeup Our Makeup students are required to produce 10 professional photographic shots for their portfolio To achieve the photos the makeup artists have to collaborate with photographers and models For the highest quality outcome to be achieved all parties organise meetings to ensure everyone is agreed upon the final result
    11. 11. All parties collectively work on  The style of shoot  Makeup and hair designs Wardrobe/Costume/Props  Lighting effects  Studio times  Backdrops  Outcomes
    12. 12. “The act of working with another person or persons on a joint project in the act or process of acquiring knowledge or skills.” Collins English Dictionary Combined definition of “collaboration” and “learning”
    13. 13. “The process of identifying previously acquiredknowledge or skills from a process of using sight, hearing, knowledge and action…” Collins English Dictionary Combined definition of “recognition”, “prior” and “learning”
    14. 14. Employee Groups / Individual• Set their expectations on how well they are able to meet their personal needs Business • Set their expectations of staff and industry based on their need to survive, grow and profit Industry • Set their expectations of business and staff based on the industry as a wholeRPL Provider• Set their expectations on what is required to assess candidates and achieve completions
    15. 15. Bring these groups together Clearly identifying each others roles and objectives Identifying the knowledge or skills required within the business Planning a relevant skills recognition process to identify current knowledge and skills assetsStrategically plan training and development based ongap training and knowledge/skills requirements
    16. 16. Knowledge CollaborativeComprehension Learning Application Blooms Taxonomy Analysis Synthesis Skills Recognition Evaluation
    17. 17. IndustryBusiness Employee
    18. 18. Industry collaborates with business and staff to develop realistic standards and support learning outcomes Employees meet skills recognition standards established betweenBusiness collaborates with industry and business and skills recognition are recognised formally or organisation to identify gap training is provided so appropriate pathways to that pathways are achieve standards provided to meet skill recognition standards and be formally recognised
    19. 19. Instant effects on all involved staff in theworkplace project leading to learning outcomeshave a rollover effect in the areas of: Collaborative Increased teamwork outcomes for Skills development - Analysis, evaluation and employees creation skills, critical thinking, problem-solving Interpersonal and communication skills through Improved perception of business training and recognition development Involvement in ongoing personal and of prior professional development activities learning Self-esteem
    20. 20. Organisational collaborative learningoutcomes would include: Increased efficiency in strategic planning of Collaborative training Revised planning of staff and knowledge outcomes for resources businessIdentification of current and required throughinterpersonal relationship between staff and recognitionmanagement leading to: Increased productivity of prior Identification of human and knowledge learning resource capital Succession planning and development
    21. 21. Industry collaborative learningoutcomes would include: Identification of both Collaborative organisational and frontline requirements to meet and outcomes supported industry standards Foundation information of current for industry skills and knowledge formally through recognised in the marketplace Analysis of future needs of industry recognition members of prior Training and development pathways that are aligned with learning current cultural needs and expectations in the mature workforce
    22. 22. “The act of working with another person, people or organisation on a joint project in the act or process of identifying previously acquired knowledge and skills that shares and creates with all involved” Collins English Dictionary Based on the combined definition of “collaboration”, “recognition”, “prior” and “learning”
    23. 23. For this activity your need to: Draft a plan for your bridge design Build your bridge using all the Lego pieces Have no red pieces touching each other Place the man on top of your bridge Compare final construction to original design Review the whole process
    24. 24. Collaborative Learning not onlyimparts skills and knowledge directly related to the curriculum but also prepares students for future collaborations in the workplace

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