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I moot 2013

  1. 1. Delivering Fully Online Classes toPost Grad Business studentsAndrew ChambersEducational Development ManagerMaster of Business & Technology programUniversity of New South WalesTwitter tag: #imootA4
  2. 2. Overview of Presentation1. Brief overview of the Master of Business & Technology Program2. Live Demo - The online learning environment in Moodle3. Theories and design for discursive learning4. Issues in delivery – Results of teachers feeedback5. Openness in support resourcesLive Demo of “Online Learning Guide”6. Open for questions
  3. 3. What is the MBT? An offering by the Australian Graduate School of Management a general management coursework masters degree with a focuson the value proposition of “technology” in organisations today. A flexible program offering:– Online study– Face to Face Study (after hours)– Flexibility in course selection– With pathways to entry for those without a prior degree• Certificate > Diploma > Masters
  4. 4. Structure of the MBTCapstone coursesStrategic Management of Business & TechnologyManagement of Innovation & Technical ChangeLeadership in a Complex EnvironmentIntegrated Business and Technology coursesBusiness Law & Technology Managing for Organisational SustainabilityE-Business: Strategy & Management Enterprise Risk ManagementBusiness Management for a Sustainable Environment Managing Organisational ResourcesInformation Systems Management Developing New Products and ServicesManaging Agile Organisations Supply Chain ManagementBusiness Management for OHS RiskBusiness coursesAccounting: A User PerspectiveBusiness EconomicsFundamentals of Corporate FinanceQuantitative Methods for Business Decision MakingPrinciples of MarketingFundamentals of People ManagementTechnology coursesSustainable Energy ManagementManagement of Manufacturing SystemsProject ManagementIT in BusinessIntroductory courseIntroduction to Management (compulsory for Grad. Cert.)
  5. 5. Student Body:─ ExperiencedIT/Financial/Banking/Insuranceprofessionals,─ Average exp. 9 years─ Average age 38 years─ 75% male, 25% female─ 59% prior tertiary degree
  6. 6. Relevancy of the MBT− Application of concepts to workplace− Case Based and Problem Based learning− Leveraging off student experience− Work-based activities and assessments− Immediate relevance and benefit
  7. 7. Benefits of distance learning to our students─ Asynchronous: Own pace and time to contribute to the class─ Depth of discussion and dialogue in small classes─ Enhancement of relationships and connections─ Revision of content and activities within the online classroom─ Ability to sit exam at place of work
  8. 8. Class facilitators/course coordinators─ Academics and industry practitioners─ Academic integrity of content and assessments─ Facilitate interaction and learning─ Challenge and provide feedback
  9. 9. Applying your learningMBT ProgramReflectionto make meaningof all experienceFacilitatorInteractionClassroom/networkReadingsStudy GuideTextbooksJournalsAssessment/feedbackYour experienceThe MBT learning model
  10. 10. Resources available to distance students─ Extensive study guide supplied as PDF viaCloudStor─ 24/7 online Virtual Learning Environment─ Course coordinator / Class facilitator─ Readings─ Student support team─ UNSW Library resources─ Educational Development Unit(s)─ Online Study Skills Tutorial
  11. 11. Interactive class• Online or face-to-face• Class facilitator and approx. 25-28 participants• Interaction and applicationMBT Program
  12. 12. WebTeach: The Old VLE System Learning ActivitiesDiscussionBrainstormDebateInformal ArgumentPosed questionVotingQuizzesCase StudyTask “Similar” to LAMS Very simple structure
  13. 13. Brainstorm
  14. 14. Debate
  15. 15. Informal Argument
  16. 16. Live Demonstrationhttp://moodle.telt.unsw.edu.au
  17. 17. Feedback on Moodle Forums: Facilitator/Student Nesting not clear Read vs unread not clear (esp. new posts) Closing forums more difficult Printing and “collecting” more difficult? Dialogue as email – only 1 attachment??? Use of groups more difficult No meta commenting or hilighting function available Daily email not in ideal format and may limit posts... Attachments to posts hard to see Resolution: Waiting for Forum NG:http://docs.moodle.org/25/en/ForumNG
  18. 18. Theories and Models supporting our Model Activity Based Learning Dialogue – Peter Senge Accountable Talk – Professor Lauren Resnick Leadership Development Models e.g. Horizontal vs Vertical Debate/Discussion/Dialogue:– http://apintalisayon.wordpress.com/2008/12/31/d19-debate-versus-discussion-versus-dialogue/
  19. 19. Openness in Support ResourcesAdopted Creative Commons Licenses for all support resources Staff manual:http://issuu.com/andrewchambers/docs/teaching_with_moodle_feb_2013_v1.1 Student Manual:http://issuu.com/andrewchambers/docs/moodle_participant_manual_13s1 Online Learning Guide/Study Skills TutorialLive Demonstration:– http://moodle.telt.unsw.edu.au/course/view.php?id=2709
  20. 20. The Future Online Delivery and Courses:„e‟ or „I‟ content delivery. In Moodle? Much more use of video– Desktop > Moodle via Kaltura More use of „online exams‟ – special project – Research Reportavailable...– No exams, open with computer exams, take home exams– Poster presentation at AHE conference in UK in June
  21. 21. The End... Contact Details:mailto:a.chambers@unsw.edu.auTwitter: ATSCLinkedIn: au.linkedin.com/pub/andrew-chambers/18/77/378

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