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Teachmeet presentation helenstreet

  1. 1. Edge Hill University<br />Outreach Support<br />LivTeachMeet Event Thursday 26th May 2011<br />
  2. 2. Role of Outreach Support Advisor<br /><ul><li> To support Edge Hill Faculty of Education students who study away from the university
  3. 3. To provide information and guidance related to Learning Services, Student Services and Careers departments
  4. 4. To promote, teach and embed Information Literacy into the programmes at Outreach Centres
  5. 5. To be the point of contact for Off Campus students and refer queries to the relevant people</li></li></ul><li>More details about the job<br /> I travel to various locations within the North West and sometimes further afield<br />(Liverpool, Manchester, Preston, Wirral, Shrewsbury, Coventry)<br /> I visit Outreach Centres, Partner Colleges, Venues and Schools were EHU courses are being taught<br /> Some FoE courses are now recruiting nationwide<br />
  6. 6. Life gets complicated<br /> There are different levels of partnerships which impose differences in responsibility & provision<br /> Not all staff and programmes are willing to allocate teaching time for Information Literacy sessions<br /> Due to nationwide recruitment (Senco, Dyslexia , Online MA) high numbers of students will not receive face to face support<br />
  7. 7. Ways to manage<br />Regular and clear communication with partners <br /> Contact academic staff to offer our services rather than waiting for an invitation<br /> Evaluating what we do and how we do it<br /> We are currently working on producing more online materials for wider accessibility<br />
  8. 8. Any questions?<br />Helen Street <br /> Outreach Support Advisor<br />helen.street@edgehill.ac.uk<br />01695 584 865<br />

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