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Yuen Yuen Yip CAUDITpresentation

  1. 1. Blended Learning in UWS
  2. 2. Overview• Drivers for change• Curriculum redesign• Technology• Space design• Projects
  3. 3. “The higher education sector is undergoing a fundamental transformation in terms of its role in society, mode of operation, and economic structure and value” Source: Ernst & Young “University of the Future” 2012
  4. 4. Blended learning is a driver of change for the universities of the futureSource: Ernst & Young “University of the Future” 2012
  5. 5. Blended learning at UWS refers to a strategic and systematic approach to combining times and modes of learning, integrating the bestaspects of face-to-face and online interactions for each discipline, using appropriate ICTs.
  6. 6. Drivers• UWS responding to the needs of: – Students who work as well as study – Students who have children – Mature age students – Students who have to travel between campuses – School leavers – Students who are time poor
  7. 7. What does blended learning look like? Intensive on-campus learning Online lectures & Site-based on-campus learning seminars Creating and Access to learning sharing content anytime Use UWSGroup assignments & technologiesonline peer review of with my own work Flexible Social Study for me networks groups
  8. 8. The student experience• Offers on campus experience• Progressively prepares students for more blended learning• Is discipline context specific• Provides different avenues for interaction• Offers fully off-campus as an option
  9. 9. Transforming learning• Content curation• Collaboration• Engagement• Facilitation• Learning supports• Inspiration• Motivation• Flexibility
  10. 10. Blending it all• Benefits of blended learning occur at the individual, social, activity, unit, course and university levels• Paradigms of blended learning include enabling, enhancing, supporting and transforming• Designing optimal learning spaces, virtual and physical, will be a key success factor for blended learning
  11. 11. Curriculum and teaching • Teaching Development Unit PVC Education TDUschool school school school school school school school school
  12. 12. Curriculum and teaching• Creating options and opportunities in the curriculum for: – Face to face lectures / tutorials – On-line / flexible delivery – Interactive on-line delivery
  13. 13. Technologies• Wireless integration of BYOD with AV systems• Wireless integration of BYOD with central software systems• Echo360 to support lecture capture• vUWS – on-line teaching tool
  14. 14. Diversity of learning spaces Physical Blended Virtual Formal Informal Formal Informal Mobile Personal Outdoor
  15. 15. Teaching spaces• Flexible and adaptable spaces for collaborative learning• Mobile furniture• Wireless technology• Multiple AV projection screens• Charging stations for electronic devices• Writing surfaces on 4 walls
  16. 16. Learning commons• Connected hot spots on the campus with the McDonald’s phenomenon• Consistent in space, look and feel• Meeting places / market places• Large spaces with synergies with the library• Hybrid of formal and informal spaces• Flexible and adaptable learning spaces• Spaces for students and teachers
  17. 17. Hot spots• Connected by unifying principles that is recognisable through: – Function – Technology provided – Signage & graphics
  18. 18. Approval process• Teaching spaces • Learning commons – PVC (Education) Sign-off – Executive – Reference Group – Steering Committee • TDU, ITS, CWF, Library • PVC(Students), – Stakeholder Group PVC(Education, Dir-ITS, Dir- CWF, Library • TDU, ITS, CWF, Schools, Timetabling, Exams – Reference Group • Blended Learning consultant, CWF, ITS, Library, TDU, Student Services, MESH – Stakeholder Group • Student reps, Library, TDU, ITS, Student Services, Disability
  19. 19. Collaboration • Students • eLearning Team • Academic Staff • CW&F • IT Services • Library
  20. 20. The past
  21. 21. Looking forward Teaching Spaces
  22. 22. Looking forward Learning Commons
  23. 23. Projects• Teaching spaces – Campbelltown building 10 – Bankstown building 20 – Parramatta building EB• Learning commons – Parramatta building EFa Pavilion – Bankstown building 1 – Hawkesbury building G1
  24. 24. Positive Deviance “Somewhere in your organisation, groups of people are already doing things differently and better. To create lasting change, find areas of positive deviance and fan their flames.”- Pascale and Sterin (Harvard Business Review, 2010)