eilp at South Devon College      Kevin Hughes     South Devon College     February 9, 2011
eilp       Our current eilp       Three years ago, South Devon College decided to develop a       bespoke in-house eilp sy...
Features                              It shows personal details:Kevin Hughes                                              ...
Features                              It does reviews:Kevin Hughes                                     South Devon College...
Features                              It does timetabling:Kevin Hughes                                         South Devon...
Features                              It does target-setting:Kevin Hughes                                            South...
Features                              It does application profiles:Kevin Hughes                                            ...
Features                              It tracks attendance:Kevin Hughes                                          South Dev...
Features                              It tracks attendance:       and, it automatically calculates EMA decisions and notifi...
Features                              It handles support requests and strategies:Kevin Hughes                             ...
Features   And it does other stuff:               With cool bonus features:           Course lists                         ...
Some statistics                              Reviews               21,483                              Comments           ...
Some statistics       During the Autumn Term there were:                                     230,823                      ...
Problems       What’s wrong with the eilp?          User interface               Data structure issues               Scope...
Problems                      We should be focusing on the learner experienceKevin Hughes                                 ...
Target Setting       Problem       We want learners to autonomously write perfect SMART targetsKevin Hughes               ...
Target Setting       Problem       We want learners to autonomously write perfect SMART targets       but that’s not reali...
Target Setting       Problem       We want learners to autonomously write perfect SMART targets       but that’s not reali...
Abstraction!      What do we track?           What would we like to track?               Reviews                Progressio...
Abstraction!      What do we track?           What would we like to track?               Reviews                Progressio...
Events       A view of where the learner is...       ..showing all that timestaped personal data.Kevin Hughes             ...
Events       Let the learner set targets linked to that data:Kevin Hughes                                              Sou...
Events       And we can apply a consistent user interface to everything:Kevin Hughes                                      ...
Student Home                 Lets give the learner an overview of how they’re doingKevin Hughes                           ...
Student Home                 Lets give the learner an overview of how they’re doing                       Could we do a st...
Development       Problem       The eilp is a bespoke system and all development resets on the       shoulders of one pers...
Development       Problem       The eilp is a bespoke system and all development resets on the       shoulders of one pers...
Thanks for listening!       If I’ve got time, at this point, I’ll do a quick demo of some early       work with the whole ...
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It is now called Leap and is AVAILABLE at http://leap-ilp.com

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eilp at South Devon College

  1. 1. eilp at South Devon College Kevin Hughes South Devon College February 9, 2011
  2. 2. eilp Our current eilp Three years ago, South Devon College decided to develop a bespoke in-house eilp system.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  3. 3. Features It shows personal details:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  4. 4. Features It does reviews:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  5. 5. Features It does timetabling:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  6. 6. Features It does target-setting:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  7. 7. Features It does application profiles:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  8. 8. Features It tracks attendance:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  9. 9. Features It tracks attendance: and, it automatically calculates EMA decisions and notifies students via email.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  10. 10. Features It handles support requests and strategies:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  11. 11. Features And it does other stuff: With cool bonus features: Course lists Direct integration with MIS Absence reason reporting Real time data (with notification to staff). No maintenance or setupa Qualification on Entry a Once you’ve got it set up! collectionKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  12. 12. Some statistics Reviews 21,483 Comments 80,311 Learners 7,797 Targets 29,440 Support Plans: 1,688 Application Profiles 1,455Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  13. 13. Some statistics During the Autumn Term there were: 230,823 stakeholder connections to the system. This includes staff, student and parent logins.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  14. 14. Problems What’s wrong with the eilp? User interface Data structure issues Scope creep and (therefore loss of focus) It’s a victim of it’s own successKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  15. 15. Problems We should be focusing on the learner experienceKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  16. 16. Target Setting Problem We want learners to autonomously write perfect SMART targetsKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  17. 17. Target Setting Problem We want learners to autonomously write perfect SMART targets but that’s not realistic.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  18. 18. Target Setting Problem We want learners to autonomously write perfect SMART targets but that’s not realistic. Solution So let’s give them a place to record stuff and we’ll turn them into targets when we can!Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  19. 19. Abstraction! What do we track? What would we like to track? Reviews Progression Targets Unit Achievement Applications Assignments Enrolments Contact Support Requests Discipline Attendances stuff! QualificationsKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  20. 20. Abstraction! What do we track? What would we like to track? Reviews Progression Targets Unit Achievement Applications Assignments Enrolments Contact Support Requests Discipline Attendances stuff! Qualifications Timestamped personal data!Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  21. 21. Events A view of where the learner is... ..showing all that timestaped personal data.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  22. 22. Events Let the learner set targets linked to that data:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  23. 23. Events And we can apply a consistent user interface to everything:Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  24. 24. Student Home Lets give the learner an overview of how they’re doingKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  25. 25. Student Home Lets give the learner an overview of how they’re doing Could we do a staff home along the same lines?Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  26. 26. Development Problem The eilp is a bespoke system and all development resets on the shoulders of one person.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  27. 27. Development Problem The eilp is a bespoke system and all development resets on the shoulders of one person. Solution The new eilp will be made available to everyone under an open source license and we will positively encourage participation of other institutions at all levels.Kevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College
  28. 28. Thanks for listening! If I’ve got time, at this point, I’ll do a quick demo of some early work with the whole event thing! Whenever a theory appears to you as the only possible one, take this as a sign that you have neither understood the theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve. Karl Popper. http://ilp.posterous.com khughes@southdevon.ac.uk @kevtufcKevin Hughes South Devon Collegeeilp at South Devon College

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