Dropping the "e". Focus on competence development as a precondition for excellence in teaching and learning .
Dropping the “e”
Focus on competence development as a precondition for
excellence in teaching and learning
Christian Grune | Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
5th Annual Teaching and Learning Conference | Galway
7th and 8th June 2007
Distance Learning? Videocasts?
Open (Distance) Learning?
SHARING FLICKR VIRTUELLE LABORE
Digitaler Semesterapparat SECOND LIFE
PODCAST Lehrveranstaltungsmanagement SUPPORT
SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY POS YOUTUBE
Kompetenzentwicklung Evaluation Virtual Learning Environment MYSPACE
BERUFLICHE ZUSATZQUALIFIKATION SIMPLICITY
COMMONS DEED HYPERMEDIA
Social Software E-Moderation Neue Arbeitsteilung
E-Science-Netzwerke e-KoKon E-Kompetenz Open Source
Virtueller Campus XHTML
Collaboration CLICKABLE MAPS
Lebenslanges Lernen INTERNATIONALE STUDIENGÄNGE
Exzellenz in der Lehre
Mneme Lehre ins Netz
COMMUNITY BUILDING VIDEO
Neue Medien Communities Weiterbildung CSS-DESIGN
Covcell DIGITAL CODE
E-Teams Online-Lehre CHANGE AGENTS
E-TIVITIES WORLD WIDE WEB E-DOC
Qualitätssicherung Creative Commons
AUDIO MP3 KONSTRUKTIVISMUS WIKIPEDIA
What we’re doing - Service-Infrastructure
Teaching & Research
Networks & Scenarios
Coaching & Moodle
Competence development e-Teaching/e-Learning-Services
Services of the Multimedia Teaching and Learning Center
How we are connected - our project “e-KoKon”
Vice Presidents Senate
Teaching and Learning
Centre for Multimedia
Teaching and Learning at
Steering Board e-KoKon
Law & Copyright
e-Teams at institutes and faculties
Overview of the project “eCompetence in the Professional Context”
Promotion of professional networks / Communities of Practice...
....connects the players and convinces the „laggards“
University-wide forums an work groups...
...support und „ground“ central services
Keeping commitments small and clear...
...foster the willingness for thematic, but not everlasting engagement
...succeed in the professional context (of faculties, institutes...)
From informal structures emerge the most sustainable strategies !
VLE Library Archives
Teaching & Learning
Services Digital Archives
Open Learning Open Learning Space
services Open Course Ware
support & service
Infrastructure for competence based learning
After Bologna: European Perspective on
๏ Europe-wide orientation on competencies as a challenge “after Bologna”?
‣ Discussing “learning outcomes” instead of “learning inputs”
‣ “Shift from Teaching to Learning”
‣ A new definition of ECTS? Instead of “credit points” -> “competence points”?
๏ European Qualifications Framework (EQF)
‣ connecting the demands of the labour market with education and training offers,
‣ supporting the validation of non-formal and informal learning,
‣ supporting the use and the transfer of qualifications between different EU-countries and
Seven trends of professional learning
๏ from qualification to competence
๏ from further education to competence development
๏ from further education to further learning
๏ from a service model to a self-supply model
๏ from qualification audit to competence evidence
๏ from single competencies to basic competencies
๏ from the informalisation of formal learning to the formalisation of informal learning
(taken from John Erpenbeck 2005)
Cycle of competence development - connecting
learning and teaching
Access to Knowledge Work with Knowledge
Make knowledge accessible and
Integrate knowledge into a context
available, i.e. via Open Standards,
i.e. via typical VLE’s, simulations
Open Access, Open Courseware...
Community of Practice Personal Learning Learning Community
Problem solving in complex, real
Exchange and interconnecting different
situations, i.e. traditional classroom
communities, i.e. via Blogs, Wikis
settings, projects, work
Competence development Knowledge Transfer
Cycle of competence development - connecting learning and teaching
(inspired by Erpenbeck 2007)
No Questions? I have some to you!
๏ How do we establish competence networks for teaching and learning within the
๏ What can we offer instead of standardized courses and trainings (both for students
and teachers? How do we enable them to participate in European, inter-university-
networks of excellence, expert-groups or communities of practice?
๏ Couldn’t we establish portfolio-based approaches for competence development,
both for SD and student learning?
๏ What are your experiences with communities of practice in this area? When & Why
do they work?
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