Producing students without boundaries through degrees of edupunk Phil Johnson & Craig Hammond University Centre at Blackburn College.prolearn-academy.org This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial- ShareAlike 3.0 Unported licence.
Producing students• ‘Student as producer’ makes learners reflect on the purposes of higher education.• ‘Chemistry FM’ from the University of Lincoln.• ‘What is Crime?’ from UCBC (youTube) and “Reframing assessments for the University of the Future” (Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences journal, 2011).
Without boundaries• ‘What is Crime?’ took Criminology students away from exclusively ‘producing’ 2,500 word essays.• Introduced different disciplines into their studies and contributed to a much needed “visual criminology”.• Appropriate for contemporary HE and “the edgeless university”?
The open revolution?• In 2010-11 we participated in the "Cascading Social Sciences Open Educational Resources" project funded by JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) and undertaken by C-SAP (the Centre for Sociology, Anthropology and Politics).• OERs are:“teaching, learning and research materials in anymedium, digital or otherwise, that reside in the publicdomain or have been released under an open license thatpermits no-cost access, use, adaptation and redistributionby others with no or limited restrictions. ” (2012 Paris OERDeclaration)
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‘AnyModule.com’• Could the ‘Community Challenge’ theme apply to your course?• Interested in the receipt of a ‘readymade’ alternative assignment?• Flexible interpretations of regulations can be achieved.
‘Community challenge’ assignments have already been writtenfor:• SS11005 Research Skills (FdA Criminology)• SS16508 Research Methods (FdA Hosptality Management/FdA Hospitality Management/Events Management)• SS11013 The Reflective Practioner (FdA Criminology)• SD 2201 Research Project (FdA Health & Personal Training, FdA Sports Coaching & FdA Sports Development)• SS26507 Research Project (FdA Hosptality Management/FdA Hospitality Management/Events Management)• BS21116 Research Project (FdSc Computing: Business Information Systems; Networking and Forensics; Software Development)• SS21112 Research Project (FdA Criminology)• SS21111 Work Based Learning (FdA Criminology)• SS30002 Evaluative Methods in Criminology (BA Criminology)
References• Laurillard, D. (2011) Supporting the teacher as learner. Available from: http://www.slideshare.net/dianalaurillard/oer cascade-blackburn-dl [9 December 2011].• Wheeler, S. (2012) Numerous presentations on slideshare.