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20091120 Hsap Collaboration Across Disciplines

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Presentation at the M-25 Learning Technology Group Meeting at the University of East London, Stratford Campus, on 20th November 2009

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20091120 Hsap Collaboration Across Disciplines

  1. 1. Collaboration Across Disciplines: Experience from HEA Subject Centre Dr Kwansuree Jiamton Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre M25 LT Meeting: Taking Collaboration to the Next Level 20 th November 2009, UEL.
  2. 2. Academy Developments <ul><li>LTSN has been incorporated in a new body, </li></ul><ul><li>The higher education academy </li></ul><ul><li>Since 1 st may 2004 (launched October 2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Along with </li></ul><ul><li>The institute of learning & teaching in higher education (ILTHE), </li></ul><ul><li>The body for professional accreditation </li></ul><ul><li>And also the national coordination team (NCT) </li></ul><ul><li>For teaching quality enhancement </li></ul>
  3. 3. Mission of the HE Academy <ul><li>To help institutions, discipline groups and all staff to provide the best possible learning experience for their students </li></ul>HE Academy Structure <ul><li>HE Academy Executive in York </li></ul><ul><li>24 Subject Centres </li></ul>
  4. 4. 24 Subject Centres
  5. 5. Subject Network
  6. 6. Subject Network Health Sciences & Practice Subject Centre based at King’s College London
  7. 7. Health Sciences & Practice Subject Centre <ul><li>aims to </li></ul><ul><li>promote the development of good practices in health care through enhancing the quality of learning, teaching and assessment, both in higher education institutions and in practice based education </li></ul><ul><li>Audience: </li></ul><ul><li>Academic and academic support staff in health related disciplines, Health Professions, Students </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Bodies, Discipline Associations </li></ul>
  8. 8. Speech & Language Therapy Mental Health Complementary Medicine Health Promotion & Education Gerontology Audiology Nutrition & Dietetics Chiropody & Podiatry Nursing, Midwifery & Health Visiting Radiography Pharmacy Occupational Therapy Public Health Environmental Health Healthcare Ethics Rehabilitation Sciences Optometry & Orthoptics Physiotherapy Other Related subjects
  9. 9. Subject Centre Activities <ul><li>1. Information & resources </li></ul><ul><li>on-line databases & resources </li></ul><ul><li>publications/journals </li></ul><ul><li>consultancy/advice/enquiry service </li></ul><ul><li>2. Engagement </li></ul><ul><li>workshops and conferences </li></ul><ul><li>department based activities </li></ul><ul><li>special interest groups </li></ul><ul><li>departmental contacts </li></ul><ul><li>practitioner networks </li></ul><ul><li>3. Profile & awareness </li></ul><ul><li>newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>e-bulletins </li></ul><ul><li>surveys and needs analyses </li></ul><ul><li>subject community events </li></ul><ul><li>4. Brokerage </li></ul><ul><li>links with Subject/Professional Associations </li></ul><ul><li>funding projects </li></ul><ul><li>creating partnerships and collaborations </li></ul><ul><li>facilitating discussion of key subject issues </li></ul>
  10. 10. UK Network <ul><li>Supporting 20+ health related disciplines across UK </li></ul><ul><li>9 Core Staff </li></ul><ul><li>20+ Advisory Board </li></ul><ul><li>8 Learning and Teaching consultants </li></ul><ul><li>60+ Subject Advisers (specific disciplines) </li></ul><ul><li>350+ Key contacts in Health Science and Practice Departments of UK HEIs </li></ul><ul><li>10 Special Interest groups (SIGs) – 50-200+ each </li></ul><ul><li>2500+ Mailing lists </li></ul><ul><li>Links with professional bodies and other related organisations </li></ul>
  11. 11. How we manage… <ul><li>Practical view </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Having a clear goal what we would like to achieve </li></ul></ul><ul><li>How technology can help? </li></ul><ul><li>Some conceptual idea to consider: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative Approach to the Management of e-Learning (CAMEL) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Collaborative Skills </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Challenges <ul><li>Different disciplines, different style. </li></ul><ul><li>Busy life! Too many things to learn! </li></ul><ul><li>From JISCmail list, e-Discussion Board now Social Media, e.g. Ning. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Lesson Learned <ul><li>Collaboration with clear aims </li></ul><ul><li>Communication: Open, inclusive and transparent </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail is their preference, not web-based </li></ul><ul><li>More verbal conversation, less text - Skype, Instant presenter, Elluminate, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>A clear plan before establishing online communities </li></ul><ul><li>Staff Development </li></ul><ul><li>Moderator/s – Online Community Management?? </li></ul><ul><li>Technical support </li></ul>
  14. 14. Thank you <ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr Kwansuree Jiamton </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health Sciences & Practice Subject Centre </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>King’s College London </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Room 3.12, Waterloo Bridge Wing </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Franklin-Wilkins Building </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>150 Stamford Street </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>London SE1 9NN </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li> http://www.health.heacademy.ac.uk </li></ul></ul></ul>

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