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Carousel learning

  1. 1. Throwing out the bathwater<br />Carousel Learning<br />
  2. 2. Engaging Learners<br />Part One….Use the Right Tools <br />Active not Passive Learning<br />Use Blogs, Social Networks, Mobile devices and multimedia<br />Get learners to create their own online content: <br />Google groups, Twitter<br />Blogs <br />Image galleries<br />Videos<br />Podcasts <br />Maybe showcase on their own or team webpage….?<br />Not using these Tools? <br />……………….They are!<br />
  3. 3. Dull, text based assignments resulting in a “Tickbox” approach to teaching & Learning.<br />Learner attention span &lack of focus<br />Everything Classroom based. 1 Teacher 20 Learners<br />The “Go and research Tesco” syndrome<br />Paper ! !<br />“Phones , Facebook and YouTube are bad”<br />Issues that need to be addressed….<br />
  4. 4. <ul><li>Select most conducive modules
  5. 5. Module Manager/coordinator
  6. 6. Team of contributing teachers “drop in” to the programme
  7. 7. Deliver 3# sessions each
  8. 8. Student work accessible online + Facebook Group?
  9. 9. Assessment includes presentations to the panel of teachers.</li></ul>The Learning Carousel<br />
  10. 10. <ul><li>Impact of “visitors”.. Not “same old, same old…”
  11. 11. Variety, new perspectives
  12. 12. (& fun)
  13. 13. Learner attention improved
  14. 14. Staff expertise exploited
  15. 15. More staff from different areas will commit to a drop in 3 session commitment
  16. 16. Staff could be “X Factor” style individual team mentors / advocates</li></ul>The gains?<br />
  17. 17. <ul><li>Timetables are already done
  18. 18. It’s too complicated
  19. 19. I Can’t do it in my module
  20. 20. Erm………………..</li></ul>It won’t work.<br />Cart<br />Horse<br />
  21. 21. Engaging Learners<br />Business should be exciting….<br />
  22. 22. Well………<br /><ul><li>Start with conducive modules.
  23. 23. Spread the net for contributors – involve managers as teachers (some were once!)
  24. 24. Minimise paperwork and time commitments.- Planning meetings- Course review meetings- I.V. and second marking meetings- Treat the teachers as guest speakers.</li></ul>Carousel Learning by Jay Glover is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.<br />
  25. 25. Throwing out the bathwater<br />Carousel Learning <br />

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