Jisc Experts 2013


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This is a presentation about the HEI-Flyer, Jisc funded project. The network is designed to support staff and students work in this area. The network can be found at: http://www.HEI-Flyers.org.

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Jisc Experts 2013

  1. 1. Jisc Experts July 2013 Zahin Amin, Peter Chatterton, Dr Mark J.P Kerrigan, Malcolm Ryan, Don Sajith, Simon Walker & James York
  2. 2. Links to resources used in this presentation National Student Change Agent Network: http://www.HEI-Flyers.org Getting your views (links to 4 padlets): http://www.hei-flyers.org/wordpress/getting-your-views/
  3. 3. James Yorke 1st year Pharmaceutical Student at the University of Greenwich
  4. 4. Why become a change agent? What have you done as a change agent? •  Be apart of something innovating •  Enhanced my employability •  Public speaking; •  Team work; •  Implementing my own ideas and peers ideas; •  Networking with useful contacts. •  Provide a communication link between staff and students. •  A Students perspective on their education and where they would like it to go can help inspire amazing ideas! What have you gained?
  5. 5. What have I bought to the table? •  Creativity •  Time keeping and organisation •  Social Approachability •  Digital Literacy capabilities. Why should more universities use change agents? •  Enriches and develops your projects •  Tailor the projects to suit the needs of students better •  Enhances your students employability
  6. 6. Zahin Amin 1st year Biomedical Student at the University of Greenwich
  7. 7. Activity - engaging in change agents
  8. 8. •  In four groups we are going to explore the following areas: •  (1) What are the key benefits for you, the institution and your students?, •  (2) What would motivate student to get involved? •  (3) How should the network operate? What activities should it promote?
  9. 9. Don Sajith 3rd year business student at the University of Greenwich
  10. 10. www.hei-­‐flyers.org   •  Enhance  student  change  agents’    understanding   of  effec8ve  prac8ce  and  change  issues  in   educa8onal  innova8on.   •  Iden8fy  and  share  effec8ve  prac8ce  in  the  area  of   students/student  groups  as  change  agents.     •  Provide  a  forum  for  support  and  sharing  of  ideas.     •  Create  and  link  to  resources  to  support  staff  and   students  promo8ng  the  use  of  student  change   agents  sector  wide.     •  Develop  a  framework  to  support  possible   accredita8on.    
  11. 11. www.HEI-­‐Flyers.org   Community  and  suppor8ve  network:     •  Face-­‐to-­‐face  events   •  Online  community   •  Alignment  with  other  student  ini8a8ves  
  12. 12. www.hei-­‐flyers.org  
  13. 13. www.hei-­‐flyers.org   •  Resources   •  Guides   •  Case  studies   •  Accredita8on   •  Change  agent  skills  framework   •  A  model  for  ins8tu8onal   development  of  students  as   change  agents  
  14. 14. www.hei-­‐flyers.org  
  15. 15. www.hei-­‐flyers.org  
  16. 16. www.hei-­‐flyers.org  
  17. 17. www.hei-­‐flyers.org   •  E-­‐journal   •  A&F  /  DL  Guide,  MOOC   •  Skills  development  –  framework,   diagnos8c,  development  resources     •  Link  to  extra-­‐curricula  awards   •  Open  badges   •  e-­‐Journal  –  students  as  change  agents     •  Briefing  papers  for  senior  managers   •  Mentors/CFs  for  students  as  change   agents   Possibili8es  
  18. 18. www.hei-­‐flyers.org   •  The  4R  model  has  been  developed  at  the  University   of  Greenwich.     •  This  model  is  informed  by  staff  and  students,  and   links  to  the  HEI-­‐Flyers  Student  Change  Agent   Network.     •  The  model  explores  the  ra8onale  for  engaging   students,  how  to  recruit  students  by  aligning  the   process  to  the  product,  8ps  on  running  change  agent   ac8vi8es  and  how  to  reward  students  who  take  part.     •  The  model  is  designed  to  assist  new  projects  who  are   aiming  to  involve  students  in  the  overall  change   process  and  is  a  resource  for  project  managers  
  19. 19. www.hei-­‐flyers.org   Accredita)on:     •  Area  of  on-­‐going  work.   •  Op8ons  can  include:     §  (1)  scholarship/  hourly  payment,     §  (2)  local  award,     §  (3)  academic  credit,     §  (4)  na8onal  award/recogni8on  or     §  (5)  a  gi`.