Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Bringing learning closer to the workplace

407 views

Published on

Presentation given at the PCF8 on the online course INASP has developed for librarians in developing countries.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Bringing learning closer to the workplace

  1. 1. Bringing learning closer to the workplace An online course for librarians in developing countries
  2. 2. 29/11/2016 2 INASP Research and knowledge at the heart of development
  3. 3. 29/11/2016 3 Library consortia •  Access to electronic resources •  Monitoring and evaluation of usage
  4. 4. 29/11/2016 4 M&E workshops Cost Numbers Readiness Delayed application
  5. 5. 29/11/2016 5 M&E online courses Accessibility At the point of need Immediate application Online courses on M&E
  6. 6. Approach 29/11/2016 6
  7. 7. Approach 29/11/2016 7 Learning ! Design  
  8. 8. Learning Design •  Explicit •  Collaborative (team work) •  Reflective •  Iterative 29/11/2016 8
  9. 9. Learning Designer •  Free, open source, web-based tool •  Conversational Framework (Laurillard, 1993, 2002) •  Puts learner experience at the heart of design process •  It supports sharing and reuse of learning designs within the community 29/11/2016 9
  10. 10. 29/11/2016 10 Learning   outcomes   Learning  /me   Learning Design
  11. 11. 29/11/2016 11 Learning Design Teaching  and  Learning  Ac/vi/es   (TLA)  /meline  
  12. 12. 29/11/2016 12 6  TLAs  types   •  Read/watch/listen   •  Inquiry   •  Produc/on   •  Prac/ce   •  Collabora/on   •  Discussion   Learning Design Other  proper/es  of   TLAs   •  dura/on  in  minutes   •  group  size   •  teacher  contact/not   •  resources  aGached   Feedback  on  the   overall  distribu/on   of  TLAs  
  13. 13. Approach 29/11/2016 13 workplace!
  14. 14. •  Points for reflection •  Short activities to practice skills or consider a problem 29/11/2016 14 1. Guided readings
  15. 15. 2. Course project / local teams 29/11/2016 15
  16. 16. Approach 29/11/2016 16 ownership!
  17. 17. Ownership 29/11/2016 17
  18. 18. Ownership 29/11/2016 18 •  Self-study but with social presence •  No expert to go to, only light-touch moderation •  Own learning goals / own pace… •  …But towards the final product
  19. 19. Pilot •  23 participants from 5 consortia (Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka) •  Key questions: – Does the course support immediate application of learning in practice? – Can it be delivered in a non-facilitated mode? 29/11/2016 19 YES   YES  
  20. 20. Key challenges •  11 out of 23 completed the course project •  Reasons: – Pilot: Some “just wanted to see the course” – Readiness – Online learning imposed on top of other things 29/11/2016 20
  21. 21. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0 International licence. 29/11/2016 21 INASP:  www.inasp.info     Joanna  Wild:  jwild@inasp.info       Learning  Designer:  learningdesigner.org  

×