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What is Quality in Blended Learning?

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Experiences from the BL Pilot Course - Tutors’ views
Pilot course at the Viikki Teacher Training School / Helsinki University
Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita

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What is Quality in Blended Learning?

  1. 1. What is Quality in Blended Learning? Experiences from the BL Pilot Course Tutors’ views Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 1
  2. 2. Viikki Teacher Training School Helsinki University Tasks of a teacher training school in Finland: • Basic Education (grades 1-9) • Secondary Education (grades 10-12) • Teacher Training (Class teachers & Subject teachers) in cooperation with the universities • Research and research-based teacher training • In-service teacher training Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 2
  3. 3. Blended Learning platforms and tools used in Basic and Secondary Education and Teacher training in our school: • Moodle • PedaNet • Facebook • EDU2.0 • Google Applications for Education GAFE • Office 365 • Edmodo • Wikispaces • Blogs • Wilma • Kyvyt.fi (e-portfolio) • Classroom-based distance education since 1995 (Helsinki & Kilpisjärvi, Lapland) Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 3
  4. 4. QBL Pilot Course • January – May 2015 • Ten participants from different cities in Finland: - one school head - one class teacher - one spec educ teacher - one ICT coordinator - six subject teachers . Four tutors • Platforms and tools offered and chosen by the participants: • Blogs • PedaNet • GAFE • Wikis -> Office 365 • Edmodo Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 4
  5. 5. EFQM – Quality system for education Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 5
  6. 6. Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 6
  7. 7. The quality in Blended Learning • Leadership – how to manage the group • How manage with people – choose wisely the communication tool – should it be the one you want to learn to use • Policy – do what you need to do, not something else • Check all resources you need – what students need • The process is based on the context of the real world • You have to try what you are studying (BL) • Don´t try just ”something”, make the real thing • Make your own timetable • THEN WE HAVE RESULTS Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 7
  8. 8. The Structure of the Pilot Course • process = quality Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 8
  9. 9. The Quality Fields /Wiener Neustadt • 1) Institution Quality • 2) Enrollment • 3) The Course • 4) The Learning Environment • 5) Assessment and Evaluation Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 9
  10. 10. Pre-course activities (December – January) • Planning the course (coordinators, project participants, tutors-to- be) • Advertising the course • Choosing the participants • Pre-course questionnaire to the participants (slide) • Comparing and choosing the best (or the optimal) online learning platform (slide) • Teaching the use of Edmodo to all the tutors • Designing and developing the course in detail • Delivering the pre- material (slide) Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 10
  11. 11. Pre-course questionnaire to the participants Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 11
  12. 12. Comparing and choosing the best (or the optimal) online learning platform Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 12
  13. 13. Delivering the pre-material Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 13
  14. 14. 1) Face-to-face day 1 (Jan 26) • Introductions to the QiBL Project and the Work Packages • The quality criteria in blended learning - discussion • A Webinar on the Experiences on Blended Learning Courses (University of Applied Science, Utrecht) • Using different online tools in the classroom, case studies / the trainers/tutoring teachers • How to use the Edmodo platform? • Working in the tutor groups Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 14
  15. 15. WP 5 Quality Criteria for tutoring + materials: • Agreeing on the practical issues of the online period, based on the quality criteria defined • The initial plans for the participants’ own BL courses Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 15
  16. 16. 2) Online working period (Jan to May) • A clearly structured programme (slide) • The participants carry out their own teaching experiments step by step • Frequent discussions with tutors • Tutor support – group support • Cooperation Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 16
  17. 17. A clearly structured programme, the language group Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 17
  18. 18. • a video lecture on copyright issues given by an expert (asynchronous) followed by a webinar with the lecturer answering the participants’ questions (synchronous) • A PP presentation on Edmodo on the role of ICT in the new curriculum reform in Finland (asynchronous) followed by online discussion in the small groups) • Process - quality Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 18
  19. 19. Webinar - online - synchronous Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 19
  20. 20. 3) Face-face-day 2 (May 16) Fri 15 May 2014 9.30 am to 4 pm Presenting the teaching experiments (the rticipants), self-evaluation and valuation of the course Participants’ interviews Quality BL criteria re-evaluated Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 20
  21. 21. Evaluation of the Pilot Course 1/3 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 21
  22. 22. Evaluation of the Pilot Course 2/3 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 22 = No answer
  23. 23. Evaluation of the Pilot Course 3/3 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 23
  24. 24. Evaluating the quality criteria 1/5 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 24
  25. 25. Evaluating the quality criteria 2/5 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 25
  26. 26. Evaluating the quality criteria 3/5 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 26
  27. 27. Evaluating the quality criteria 4/5 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 27
  28. 28. Evaluating the quality criteria 5/5 Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 28
  29. 29. THANK YOU! Merja Auvinen & Ari Myllyviita / Aug 28, 2015 Malaga Conference 29

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