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Reward and Recognition Showcase Presentation


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Reward and Recognition Showcase Presentation

  1. 1. CIES Reward and Recognition Scheme Showcase Event Friday 11 th September 2009
  2. 2. PROGRAMME I LEARNER INDUCTION AND ORIENTATION <ul><li>Today we present the learning objects and designs from: </li></ul>
  3. 3. PROGRAMME II LEARNER CENTRED ACTIVITIES <ul><li>and </li></ul>
  4. 4. The purpose of the scheme <ul><li>To directly assist staff who have demonstrated excellence to further develop their teaching in an efficient and effective manner. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Institutional Benefits <ul><li>Contact with learning technologists </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration with other e-learning experts </li></ul><ul><li>Free staff time for rapid development </li></ul><ul><li>A reward mechanism </li></ul>
  6. 6. The R&R Scheme <ul><li>Enhance the learning experience </li></ul><ul><li>Engages academic staff and learners </li></ul><ul><li>Integrates the business processes of Ulster </li></ul><ul><li>Informs the development of key institutional strategies </li></ul>
  7. 7. Teaching and Learning Strategy <ul><li>The R&R schemes aids delivery of: </li></ul><ul><li>“ A supportive environment, in which teaching is recognised, valued and rewarded for all those who teach and support learning in the University” </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-Cutting Aim 1, </li></ul><ul><li>Ulster, Teaching & Learning Strategy, 2008 </li></ul>
  8. 8. Teaching and Learning Strategy <ul><li>The R&R schemes promotes and fosters creativity in curriculum design and delivery </li></ul><ul><li>By promoting: </li></ul><ul><li>Dissemination of effective innovations </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative working </li></ul><ul><li>Multidisciplinary curriculum innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Aim 3, </li></ul><ul><li>Ulster, Teaching & Learning Strategy, 2008 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why did people apply? <ul><li>“ Interest in developing exciting engaging content” </li></ul><ul><li>“ To hear ideas being developed by colleagues” </li></ul><ul><li>“ To give a students’ perspective” </li></ul>
  10. 10. Why did people apply? <ul><li>“ Feel I am ‘doing right’ by my students” </li></ul><ul><li>“… to get 2 dedicated days to work on elearning” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Networking. Meet likeminded colleagues” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Why did people apply? <ul><li>“ Expose virtual worlds as a viable tool for teaching and learning” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Aware of benefits of inclusive materials for all students” </li></ul><ul><li>“ To develop materials for use in teaching” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Why did people apply? <ul><li>“ Gain experience in building RLOs” </li></ul><ul><li>“ To provide an elearning resource for the … FE sector” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Potential for collaboration with other Faculties to enhance the learner experience” </li></ul>
  13. 13. R&R Delivery Process <ul><li>Introductory session </li></ul><ul><li>Residential workshop </li></ul><ul><li>12 weeks developmental support </li></ul><ul><li>Debrief session </li></ul><ul><li>Showcase event </li></ul>
  14. 14. Informality <ul><li>“ The ability to deal with development staff and colleagues both formally and informally” </li></ul>
  15. 18. <ul><li>100% (Prog I) and 82% (Prog II) perceived socialising with staff from other disciplines as a benefit of R&R </li></ul>
  16. 19. Collaboration <ul><li>83% (Prog I) and 91% (Prog II) responded that working collaboratively was a benefit of R&R </li></ul>
  17. 20. Collaboration
  18. 21. “ It will enable students to visualise a difficult concept”
  19. 22. Outputs
  20. 24. “ Triggered new ideas and goals”
  21. 26. “ Development of new resources”
  22. 28. “ It will enable students to visualise a difficult concept”
  23. 30. Outputs Title: Personal & Professional Achievements Created by
  24. 31. Student Involvement <ul><li>“ Greater awareness of student needs” </li></ul><ul><li>60-67% in both Programmes regarded student involvement as a benefit of the R&R scheme </li></ul>
  25. 32. Sharing <ul><li>Over 90% in both Programmes felt that sharing practice was a benefit of the R&R Scheme. </li></ul>
  26. 33. “ Networking across the Institution”
  27. 35. “ Engagement with professional colleagues”
  28. 37. “ Sharing of common problems”
  29. 39. Sharing
  30. 40. Teamwork
  31. 41. Personal and Professional Achievements “ Insight into creativity in other schools” “ Awareness or work being done across the University” “ Working with other teaching colleagues on teaching issues”
  32. 42. Personal and Professional Achievements “ Better understanding of learners’ needs” “ Clarity of problems and engagement with our learners”
  33. 43. Personal and Professional Achievements “ Improved multimedia skills“ “ Experience of VLEs” “ Advanced usage of VLEs” “ Contact with developers”
  34. 44. Title: Personal Achievements Created by
  35. 45. Programme Delivery Evaluation Aspect Debrief Session Residential Level of Support Overall R&R Scheme Programme I Excellent/Good 92%/8% 67%/33% 75%/25% 75%/25% Programme II Excellent/Good 64%/36% 73/27% 73/27% 64%/36%
  36. 46. Reflections <ul><li>“ Very worthwhile, would’ve loved to have more time to dedicate to this” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Very good programme” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Thank you for the opportunity and support!” </li></ul>
  37. 47. Reflections <ul><li>“ Brilliant experience. Thank you” </li></ul><ul><li>“ Enjoyed the experience” </li></ul>
  38. 48. Title: Final thoughts Created by
  39. 49. <ul><li>“ Learning about what is possible” </li></ul>
  40. 50. Title: A respondent’s view of R&R Created by