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  • Model for Flexible Delivery The OLAP Online ACE Project LearnScope 2007
  • Background
    • Project Aim
    • Research online tools for flexible delivery
    • Test tools
    • Reflect
    • Develop a model for flexible delivery
  • Courses used
    • To develop this model we used
    • Certificate II in Business BSB20101
    • Certificate II in Information Technology ICA20105
  • This Model contains
    • Setup
    • Processes
    • Resources and Tools
    • Responsibilities
  • Strategy Setup
    • Develop a Delivery and Assessment Strategy
      • that clearly demonstrates how
      • Each student will be able to work at their own pace
      • Each student can choose order of units to a degree
      • Mixed mode delivery will be used in each unit
      • Assessments will be carried out
  • Student Setup
    • Develop or modify existing template for individual student learning plan
    • Develop or modify existing template for student learning contract
    • Develop or modify marketing course information for hard copy and web
  • Process - mixed mode delivery
    • Decide on what learning modes will be used for each unit
      • Face to face - one on one
      • Face to face - group activities
      • Face to face - learning (traditional classroom teaching)
      • Face to face - assessments
      • Online - research
      • Online - interactive tasks
      • Online - assessments
      • Hard copy - tasks or resources (traditional distance education type resources)
  • Course and unit hours
    • Use Nominal hours as a guideline
    • Breakdown face to face versus online or distance hours
    • Allow hours for assessment tasks
    • Establish methods for tracking student hours
      • Class rolls
      • Moodle student tracking (gives a guide only)
      • Student blogs (gives a guide only)
  • Moodle
    • There are other CMS available but we recommend Moodle as the most cost effective tool for the online classroom
    • All examples in this model will presume use of Moodle but any similar CMS can be substituted
  • Resource Review
    • Consider each unit being offered
    • Review all content and assessment material you already have
    • Review toolbox resources available
    • toolboxes.flexiblelearning.net.au
    • Review other online resources available
    • Plan how units can be combined for integrated teaching and assessment
  • Moodle resources
    • Work on one unit at a time
    • Examine Moodle tools:
      • Lessons
      • Quizzes
      • Forums
      • Wikis
      • Blogs
      • SCORM inclusion
  • Interaction resources
    • Examine use of other interactivity tools
    • DiscoverE or Adobe Connect
    • Adobe Presenter
    • Audacity
    • Slideshare
    • Podcasting
    • Second Life
    • Can any of these tools enhance learning?
  • Choosing resources
    • Decide which moodle resources, toolbox resources or other electronic resources will suit each unit
    • Decide how existing text based content or resources could be converted to interactive electronic resources
  • Developing resources
    • Where possible include as much variety of interactive content as possible
    • Students generally do not appreciate reading large volumes of text
    • How can you accommodate learning styles?
    • Interaction assists to keep students engaged and confirm their absorption of information
  • Toolbox resources
    • Toolbox elements may be a great way to find interactive resources such as:
    • Animations
    • Videos
    • Audio
    • Interactive lessons
    • Interactive quizzes
    • Scenarios
  • Other resources
    • Consider using google to find other resources
      • Online tutorials
      • Case studies
      • Video
      • Animation
      • Audio
    • Due to copyright you would probably just provide links to these resources, but remember to check often that they remain at the same web address
  • Set the Scene
    • Consider how you could integrate learning activities and assessments through the use of scenarios
    • Develop a fictitious company the student will be ‘working for’ to develop scenarios
    • Develop a staff web site for this company with resources for scenarios
  • Unit learning elements
    • Strive to include in each unit:
    • Clear instructions
    • Student checklist of unit tasks
    • One interactive lesson minimum
    • One scenario activity minimum
    • Ability for students to collaborate
    • Assessment task (though you may combine units for integrated assessments)
    • Full description of unit and elements from NTIS
  • Blogging
    • Use the blog where possible to assist in assessment of units by demonstrating
      • Time management
      • Planning or goal setting
      • Assessing workloads
      • Meeting deadlines
      • Think of how else a blog can be used with
      • any unit elements
      • Demonstrate how students can continue to use blogging in their own personal and professional lives after their learning
  • Processes
    • Begin with face to face time to set each student up in the use of their moodle space
    • Ensure sufficient IT skills in each student
    • Explain flexible delivery clearly
    • Develop individual learning plan with the student
  • Student engagement
    • Use face to face time to ensure each student is focused, engaged and on track
    • Ensure students know how to get help from tutors and other students
    • Encourage students to assist each other - develop mentorship skills
    • Give lots of positive feedback
  • Time Management
    • Ensure you know your course structure well
    • Set a reasonable amount of time for online support and stick to it
    • Plan face to face classes to maximise their benefit to students
    • Encourage peer support and student mentoring
  • Time frames
    • Flexible delivery still needs time frames
    • Student momentum can be maintained by deadlines
    • Assist students to set goals and keep to deadlines
    • Use Moodle to track student activity
    • Use positive reinforcement to encourage maintenance of momentum
  • Tracking progress
    • Set time/s each week to:
    • Check student moodle activities reports
    • Check blogs, forums and wikis
    • Review time averages for students for continual course improvement
    • Use Moodle database for recording competencies (for your easy reference)
  • Responsiblities
    • There are two areas of responsibility
    • Students need to take responsibility for their own learning
    • Tutors have responsibility for providing learning support
  • Student Responsibilities
    • Set out a learning plan and follow it
    • Use blog to set goals and manage time
    • Student contract signed to ensure responsibilities are understood and accepted
    • Meet deadlines
    • Make prompt contact with tutor if problems arise
  • Tutor Responsibilities
    • Provide clear instructions
    • Provide many support avenues
    • Check on student progress regularly
    • Be prompt in answering enquiries
    • Use student feedback to improve your course
    • Reflect regularly
  • Examples
    • Following are some examples of what your course could ‘look like’
    • A home page
    • A lesson
    • A glossary
    • A forum
  • A course home page
  • A lesson
  • A glossary
  • A forum
  •  
  • In Conclusion
    • Critical elements for success
    • A solid strategy
    • Student plan and responsibilities
    • Clear instructions
    • Interactive and interesting activities
    • Support and online help
    • Maintain momentum
    • Meet deadlines
  • Checklist
    • Learning and Assessment Strategy
    • Individual Learning plans and contracts
    • Moodle or other CMS
    • Units checklist
      • Current resources to use or modify
      • New resources to
        • Download (eg toolbox elements etc)
        • Create from scratch
    • Test all interactive elements
    • Validation of assessment tools
  • Assistance Help is available for: Developing flexible delivery certificates Partnerships for flexible delivery of Certificates in Business and IT Katrina Sommers [email_address] Les Skennar [email_address]