Summary of Manchester Metropolitan University's work with Moodle and CampusM to wrap study resources around the learner. Includes stats on adoption of the CampusM App for its first two years of operation.
Enhancing the student experience: Moodle and CampusM at MMU London | Jan 2013 Professor Mark Stubbs Head of Learning & Research Technologies firstname.lastname@example.org http://twitter.com/thestubbs http://slideshare.net/markstubbsSaturday, January 12, 2013 1
Context | an interesting place to work!• Large, popular, multi-campus university – 36,000+ students | 1,000+ courses | consolidating from 7 sites• Pursuing an ambitious transformation initiative – New Buildings, New Curriculum, New Admin Processes & Systems, New Learning & Mobile Tech, New Quality Processes…
Context | priority project areas League table rankings A Marketing & Recruitment Reputation Processes C B Learning, Teaching, Assessment Student Intake Student Retention & Personal Development (Aspirations, Attitude Success & Processes, Facilities & Abilities) Satisfaction & Resources Resource allocation All Year Numbers A Recruit to target B Improve satisfaction, retention & success C Inform decision-makers
Context | great online experience B Improve satisfaction, retention & success Great Great Great Online Experience Learning Spaces Teaching (Seamless, personalised)
Context | how best to make a differenceListening to our students• Recurrent messages from diverse experiences – Focus groups: consistent, easy to find info – NSS analysis: course organisation determines Q22 – Mobile surveys: deadlines, timetables… (m-admin)• Great (and not-so great) expectations – “engaging, well-organised courses” – “tutors who know me”
This work is licensed under a Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 licenceMobile | use when studying (Q4 2011) Checking deadlines/timetables Discussing/arranging courseworkListening to music/blocking noise Accessing learning materials Looking up references Taking notes Producing coursework Voting/interacting in class Commenting on learning 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 % of respondents
This work is licensed under a Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 licenceWrapping the institution around the learner megamashup mws 7
Summary• Pursuing joined-up approach for making a step- change improvement in student experience: – Wrapping resources around the learner – Using personalised web-services • Hand-ins, Timetable, Reading lists… • Requires good partners with good APIs!
Find out more …• Our initial drive for responsive curricula – http://jiscdesignstudio.pbworks.com/w/page/29224166/Supporting%20Responsive%2 0Curricula%20%28SRC%29%20project – http://www.celt.mmu.ac.uk/src/• MMU’s EQAL curriculum transformation – http://www.celt.mmu.ac.uk/eqal/index.php• Our review of learning technologies – http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/ltreview• How we built our integrated VLE – http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/w2c• Where we’re going next with Assessment & Feedback – http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/traffic/• UCISA Mobile presentation – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X17yrTbdTHs