Learning Design Workshop Gráinne Conole,  Open University, UK Ascilite Conference 6 th  December 2009 http://cloudworks.ac...
Outline <ul><li>Presentation:  Brief Introduction to this part of the session </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation:  The Open Un...
OU Learning Design Initiative Representation:  CompendiumLD tool Design methods Guidance : Tools Resources Activities Work...
Harnessing web 2.0 practices Teachers/designers want  examples , want to  share/discuss ! Many repositories of  good pract...
 
Key concepts Clouds:  Learning & teaching ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems Cloudscape...
Cloud <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Extra content </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><...
Cloudscape <ul><li>“ Communities”/clusters of interest - clouds around a shared purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Clouds can belon...
Key concepts: Clouds Clouds:  Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
Key concepts: Clouds Clouds:  Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
Key concepts: Clouds Clouds:  Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
Key concepts: Clouds Clouds:  Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
Key concepts: Clouds Clouds:  Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
Key concepts: Clouds Clouds:  Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
 
Key concepts: Cloudscapes Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
Key concepts: Cloudscapes Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
Key concepts: Cloudscapes Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
 
Activity: The Cloudquest challenge <ul><li>Work in groups </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud for the challenge http://cloudworks.ac.u...
Representations  <ul><li>Seeing curriculum  differently </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not content focused </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><...
Micro:  Task swim line <ul><li>Based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roles – student, tutor, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tas...
CompendiumLD <ul><li>Tool for visualisation designs </li></ul><ul><li>The method is an important as the tool </li></ul><ul...
CompendiumLD Core icon set Design icon set
CompendiumLD <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual maps with icons + connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generi...
Meso:  Outcomes map <ul><li>Based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can map learning outcomes to activities, assessment or content...
Cmap <ul><li>Concept mapping tool </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts with links </li></ul><ul><li>Links called propositions </li><...
Macro:  Course map & Pedagogy profile <ul><li>Course map </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives an ‘at a glance’ view </li></ul></ul>...
Guidance & support Evidence & demonstration Information &  experience Communication & interaction Thinking  & reflection C...
Course map/At a glance representation Guidance and support “ Learning pathway” Course structure and timetable Course calen...
Information & experience PDF resources Links to e-journal articles and other websites Evidence & demonstration 6 TMAs – su...
Pedagogy profile <ul><li>Map of student tasks to time periods (weeks, semesters, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Six types of stude...
Activity: Exploring different representations <ul><li>Working in small groups, decide which of the representations you wan...
Activity: evaluation <ul><li>Use post-its to answer the following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have your objectives for the works...
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  1. 1. Learning Design Workshop Gráinne Conole, Open University, UK Ascilite Conference 6 th December 2009 http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloudscape/view/1938
  2. 2. Outline <ul><li>Presentation: Brief Introduction to this part of the session </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation: The Open University Learning Design Initiative </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation: Overview of Cloudworks </li></ul><ul><li>Activity: The Cloudquest challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Presentation: Forms of representation </li></ul><ul><li>Activity: Exploring different representations </li></ul><ul><li>Activity : Evaluation and action plans </li></ul>
  3. 3. OU Learning Design Initiative Representation: CompendiumLD tool Design methods Guidance : Tools Resources Activities Workshops Sharing : Research projects Workshops Cloudworks Team: Andrew Brasher, Gráinne Conole, Paul Clark, Simon Cross, Juliette Culver, Nick Freear, Rebecca Galley, Paul Mundin Empirical evidence: Interviews, surveys, web stats, workshops
  4. 4. Harnessing web 2.0 practices Teachers/designers want examples , want to share/discuss ! Many repositories of good practice , but little impact Can we change practices through use of web 2.0 ideas? Blogging Facebook Twitter Slideshare Flckr Youtube Commenting Live commentary Tagging RSS feeds Embedding Following
  5. 6. Key concepts Clouds: Learning & teaching ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
  6. 7. Cloud <ul><li>Content </li></ul><ul><li>Extra content </li></ul><ul><li>Links </li></ul><ul><li>References </li></ul><ul><li>Tags </li></ul><ul><li>3 words </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cummulative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collective </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Cloudscape <ul><li>“ Communities”/clusters of interest - clouds around a shared purpose </li></ul><ul><li>Clouds can belong to more than one cloudscape </li></ul><ul><li>Lists clouds + comments </li></ul><ul><li>Can “follow” cloudscapes, all activities appear in your “Your cloudstream” </li></ul>
  8. 9. Key concepts: Clouds Clouds: Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
  9. 10. Key concepts: Clouds Clouds: Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
  10. 11. Key concepts: Clouds Clouds: Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
  11. 12. Key concepts: Clouds Clouds: Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
  12. 13. Key concepts: Clouds Clouds: Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
  13. 14. Key concepts: Clouds Clouds: Ideas Design or case studies Tools or resources Questions or problems
  14. 16. Key concepts: Cloudscapes Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
  15. 17. Key concepts: Cloudscapes Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
  16. 18. Key concepts: Cloudscapes Cloudscapes: Conferences Workshops Course team Student cohort Research theme Project
  17. 20. Activity: The Cloudquest challenge <ul><li>Work in groups </li></ul><ul><li>Cloud for the challenge http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/2702 </li></ul><ul><li>Explore the site to find the answers to the questions </li></ul><ul><li>Write your answers on a flipchart </li></ul><ul><li>Use the cloud to record any thoughts </li></ul>
  18. 21. Representations <ul><li>Seeing curriculum differently </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not content focused </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Different views to foreground different aspects </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognising design at different levels – from activity to whole course </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Levels </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Micro: Individual learning activity (Task swim line) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Meso: A ‘block of learning’ (mapping outcomes to assessment/activities etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Macro: Whole course level (Course map and Pedagogy profile) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 22. Micro: Task swim line <ul><li>Based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Roles – student, tutor, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tasks – read, discuss, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools and resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outputs </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using CompendiumLD </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes design explicit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps out design </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sharable with others </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good at activity level </li></ul></ul>
  20. 23. CompendiumLD <ul><li>Tool for visualisation designs </li></ul><ul><li>The method is an important as the tool </li></ul><ul><li>Will provide a demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-on exploration of the tool </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul>
  21. 24. CompendiumLD Core icon set Design icon set
  22. 25. CompendiumLD <ul><li>Features </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visual maps with icons + connections </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Generic icon set + customised design icon set </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multiple layers, maps within maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Drag and drop different file formats (images, videos etc.) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-situ design help – customised google search and links to cloudworks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aggregation of task times by roles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design templates </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexible export options from picture to interactive web page </li></ul></ul>
  23. 26. Meso: Outcomes map <ul><li>Based on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Can map learning outcomes to activities, assessment or content </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can use connections to describe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using Cmap </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Makes design explicit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights any gaps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives an overview of the block </li></ul></ul>
  24. 27. Cmap <ul><li>Concept mapping tool </li></ul><ul><li>Concepts with links </li></ul><ul><li>Links called propositions </li></ul><ul><li>Can add resources to concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Can export in a variety of formats </li></ul>
  25. 28. Macro: Course map & Pedagogy profile <ul><li>Course map </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gives an ‘at a glance’ view </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Based on 5 mains aspects of a course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can differentiate ‘real’ & digital </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pedagogy profile </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Maps to types of activities the students do </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can look at different timeframes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advantages </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Profiles pedagogical overview </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Can compare with other courses </li></ul></ul>
  26. 29. Guidance & support Evidence & demonstration Information & experience Communication & interaction Thinking & reflection Course map <ul><li>Gives an “at a glance view” </li></ul><ul><li>Five components to any course </li></ul><ul><li>Uses: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Represent a course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Compare </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design </li></ul></ul>
  27. 30. Course map/At a glance representation Guidance and support “ Learning pathway” Course structure and timetable Course calendar, study guide, tutorials Information and experience “ Content and activities” Could include course materials, prior experience or student generated content Readings, DVDs, podcasts, lab or field work, placements Communication and interaction “ Dialogue” Social dimensions of the course, interaction with other students and tutors Course forum, email Thinking and reflection “ Meta-cognition” Internalisation and reflection on learning In-text questions, notebook, blog, e-portfolio, Evidence and demonstration “ Assessment” Diagnostic, formative and summative Multiple choice quizzes, TMAs, ECA
  28. 31. Information & experience PDF resources Links to e-journal articles and other websites Evidence & demonstration 6 TMAs – submitted online (505 of overall score) 3hr examination (50% of overall score) Thinking & reflection Activities throughout learning guides (4-7 per guide) 5 website ‘interactives’ Journal space in MyStuff Core questions, thinking points and summaries in course books Communication & interaction Course-wide Café forum Tutor group forums with sub-forums for each block F2F tutorials near beginning, middle and end of course (some regional variation) Guidance & support Study planner 20 Learning guides General assessment guidance TMA questions Course guide Study calendar KE312 Working Together for Children 60pt course over 32 weeks 3 blocks/20 learning guides Whole weeks devoted to TMAs Consolidation week (week 22) <ul><li>Practice related </li></ul><ul><li>Aligned to latest prof framework for mult-agency working </li></ul><ul><li>Rich case studies </li></ul><ul><li>Read – relate to practice – reflect – write </li></ul>3 co-published course books (21 chapters/ 960pp) DVD – videos of 3 practice settings + interviews (XXmin) Plus own experience and practice Tutor support – 1:20; 21 contact hrs; band 7 Course map example Mick Jones
  29. 32. Pedagogy profile <ul><li>Map of student tasks to time periods (weeks, semesters, etc) </li></ul><ul><li>Six types of student tasks + assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Each cell indicates the amount of time spent in that period on each type of task </li></ul><ul><li>Widget provides graphical view </li></ul>
  30. 33. Activity: Exploring different representations <ul><li>Working in small groups, decide which of the representations you want to explore </li></ul><ul><li>In the workshop cloudscape you will find: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource: Getting started with CompendiumLD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource: Cmap concept mapping tool </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource: Task swimline representation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resource: Course map representation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool: CompendiumLD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tool: Pedagogy profile </li></ul></ul>
  31. 34. Activity: evaluation <ul><li>Use post-its to answer the following </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Have your objectives for the workshop been met? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What did you think of the format and content of the workshop? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What did you like about the session? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What could be improved? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What three  words would you use to describe the representations presented? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What 3 words would you use to describe Cloudworks? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What action points have you identified as a result of this workshop? </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use the evaluation cloud to add any additional thoughts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://cloudworks.ac.uk/cloud/view/2701 </li></ul></ul>

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