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Elesig scotland july2015

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Elesig scotland july2015

  1. 1. Digital Developments at GCU ELESIG Scotland, 6th July 2015 Professor Linda Creanor, Head of Blended Learning Email: Twitter: @lcreanor This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
  2. 2. Overview • Where we are now – Strategy and policy – Working with students (Engage) • What’s new – Curriculum design for online developments – OER and open education • Future Plans – A Digital University?
  3. 3. Changes, changes…..
  4. 4. Inspirational approaches to learning, teaching and assessment which embrace innovation and the imaginative use of learning technologies Staff Digital Learning/ Technology Support Systems EnvironmentUniversity systems Student feedback/ evidence base Effective Partnership working GCU Strategy for Learning (refreshed 2015) Enablers
  5. 5. Digital Strategy Under development – led by CIO ‘Transforming Vision into Value’ • Mapping student and staff ‘journeys’ • Reviewing systems and processes • Addressing digital capabilities • Establishing governance board & developing roadmaps
  6. 6. Working with Students
  7. 7. Implementation & Support
  8. 8. Online Development Aspirations & Goal Setting, supported by Bb Customer Success Team Storyboarding & development of online activities Peer Review & sharing designs/approaches/challenges FOCUS DESIGN REVIEW Monthly Cross-University Support Sessions
  9. 9. Methodology
  10. 10. Making choices
  11. 11. OER Policy
  12. 12. Digital Participation Digital Literacy Encouraging:  Civic Role and responsibilities  Widening access  Community Engagement  ‘Glocalization’  Professional and learning networks  Open Education practices & resources Developing:  Digitally confident staff and students  Pedagogically informed digital resources  Effective use of digital infrastructure  Efficient administration processes  Enhanced graduate attributes and employability Learning , Teaching & Assessment Environment & Infrastructure Enhancing:  Flexibility, access and student choice  Pedagogical innovation  Assessment submission, marking and feedback  Reporting and analytics  Academic policy and practice Enabling:  Futuristic learning spaces  Seamless &efficient technology systems  Inspirational pedagogical and social interaction  Fit-for-purpose administrative processes  An outstanding student experience Exploring the Digital University Digital University Framework (adapted from Johnson & MacNeill, 2013)
  13. 13. Where next ….?
  14. 14. References BYOD4L open online event ‘Carpe Diem’ design model , Project planning with Trello Blackboard Coursesites GCU Engage GCU OER Policy Hybrid learning model Johnson, B. & MacNeill, S. (2013) Moving from ‘e’ to ‘d’: what does a digital university look like?, Proceedings of ascilite, 1-4 Dec MacNeill, S., Johnston, B., (2013). The Digital University in the Modern Age: A proposed framework for strategic development., in Compass Journal of Learning & Teaching, 4 (7)