Tqfe discodays 2012

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Aileen presents on TQFE-Tutor at University of Dundee's Discovery Days 2012

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Tqfe discodays 2012

  1. 1. TQFE-Tutor: an innovative approachto online distance tutoringTQ(FE) team: Winners of the HonoraryGraduates Award for Innovative TeachingPresentation by Dr. Aileen McGuigan
  2. 2. The TQ(FE) Team
  3. 3. so what is TQFE-Tutor?an integrated tutoring system whichpromotes communication• tutor to learner• learner to tutor• learner to learner• tutor to tutor incorporating • an email account • a blog • a microblog
  4. 4. what’s the innovation? TQFE-Tutor brings together a large team of tutors to act as one enhancing the learning of all programme participants+ + + + + + + + =
  5. 5. so how does TQFE-Tutor enhance learning?• guaranteed quick tutor response• high quality individualised support• promotes independent, self- directed learners• all learners potentially benefit from advice sought by just one• quality assurance/enhancement• timely tweets of news• links to innovative educators worldwide
  6. 6. what else?• provides a forum in which to raise issues• opportunities to interact, collaborate and deepen learning• introduces innovative use of Web 2.0 social media tools• keeps learners motivated and on track
  7. 7. participant and stakeholder responses100% of participants agree: Any questions that I had forTQFE-Tutor were responded to quickly‘It could be useful particularly if people are struggling withthe same issues and have found useful resources that theycould share with others’‘[I could use blogs] more and will in the future!’‘[Blogging] would be useful for [my] groups of students’
  8. 8. TQFE-Tutor email• all tutors & administrator have access• rota in the calendar• information for tutors including• a folder for each participant – organized alphabetically
  9. 9. The TQ(FE) team – committed tolearnersTQFE-Tutor: just one of a range ofinnovations the team is currentlyworking with and modelling to theirlecturer learners.
  10. 10. Contact the TQ(FE) team via:email: TQFE-Tutor@dundee.ac.uktel: +44(0)1382 381133Twitter: http://twitter.com/TQFE_TutorFind out about the EFFECT project athttp://blog.dundee.ac.uk/effect/

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