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Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />1<br />MMU’s learning technologies review<br />Professor Mark Stubbs<br />Head of Learning & ...
MMU background<br />33,000+ students | 1500+ courses | 8 faculties<br />WebCT since 1998<br />WebCT Vista since 2006, inte...
Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />3<br />
Drivers for our learning tech review<br />WebCT hardware  end-of-life Q3 2011<br />BB9 more than just an upgrade<br />New...
Review approach<br />Steering Group<br />DVC Student Experience (Chair)<br />Director of Learning & Research Information S...
Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />6<br />
Scenarios<br />Scenario#1<br />integration between classroom and online learning environments; varied devices; varied pref...
Scenarios  Vision<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />8<br />Learning tec...
Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />9<br />
Aspirational ‘thresholds’<br />All teaching staff will be provided with laptops (and a monitor, keyboard and mouse) <br />...
Aspirational integration<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />11<br />
Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />12<br />
Review criteria<br />Fitness to vision <br />Fitness to transformation timeline (EQAL now on scene!) <br />Robustness and ...
Review outcomes<br />VLE<br />Hosted Moodle + Equella repository<br />Enhanced Learning Resources<br />Talis Aspire readin...
Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />15<br />
Next steps #1<br />VLE<br />Moodle deployment linked to major curriculum review (EQAL)<br />Moodle available October 2010 ...
Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />17<br />
Next steps #2<br />Learning Technologies Review part 2 – Jan 2011<br />collaborative conferencing technology<br />mobile l...
Questions?Thanks for listeningHope it was useful!Read more at:http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/ltreview/<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<...
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MMU Learning Technologies Review for Surrey's Creating a vision for the VLE Workshop 2010-05-20

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Slide summary of Manchester Metropolitan University's 2010 review of its learning technologies - available at http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/ltreview

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MMU Learning Technologies Review for Surrey's Creating a vision for the VLE Workshop 2010-05-20

  1. 1. Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />1<br />MMU’s learning technologies review<br />Professor Mark Stubbs<br />Head of Learning & Research Technologies<br />m.stubbs@mmu.ac.uk | http://twitter.com/thestubbscontext & background | drivers & approach | scenarios & vision | aspirations | review criteria & outcomes | next steps<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />
  2. 2. MMU background<br />33,000+ students | 1500+ courses | 8 faculties<br />WebCT since 1998<br />WebCT Vista since 2006, integrated with student records<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />2<br />http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/ltreview/files/2010/01/RPT_WEBCT_USAGE_BY_SECTION.pdf<br />
  3. 3. Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Drivers for our learning tech review<br />WebCT hardware  end-of-life Q3 2011<br />BB9 more than just an upgrade<br />New Learning Teaching and Assessment Strategy<br />Threshold Standards for the Student Learning Experience<br />Policy docs<br />HEFCE 2009<br />CLEX 2009<br />...<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Review approach<br />Steering Group<br />DVC Student Experience (Chair)<br />Director of Learning & Research Information Systems<br />Head of the Centre for Learning & Teaching<br />Project Leads<br />Head of Learning & Research Technologies<br />Principal Lecturer in Learning Technologies<br />Scope<br />VLE + podcasting; classroom tech; e-assessment; e-pdp; support; analytics<br />Inputs...<br />System evaluation: usage & student achievement<br />User requirements: focus groups, road-shows & scenarios<br />User evaluation: BB9 versus Moodle<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />5<br />
  6. 6. Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />6<br />
  7. 7. Scenarios<br />Scenario#1<br />integration between classroom and online learning environments; varied devices; varied preferences for paper; active interest in student engagement<br />Scenario#2<br />students’ consuming information in ways & on devices of their choosing; use of Live@Edu, podcasting and IM; note-taking; appointment synching; ubiquitous campus wifi<br />Scenario#3<br />student collaboration; students booking meeting rooms; social learning zones; augmented classes + voting with twitter; laptop loan<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Scenarios  Vision<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />8<br />Learning technologies not isolated :interaction with personal and administrative systems and underlying infrastructure are major determinants of the quality of the overall experience<br />Approved: we set up & train staff to useRecommended: staff set up & we train to integrate<br />Recognised: watch how staff use them<br />
  9. 9. Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />9<br />
  10. 10. Aspirational ‘thresholds’<br />All teaching staff will be provided with laptops (and a monitor, keyboard and mouse) <br />All teaching rooms will have a means of plugging a laptop into a large screen or projector <br />All staff and students will be able to access WiFi from anywhere within MMU <br />All students will receive a personalised timetable and assignment submission deadlines and be notified rapidly of any changes to either <br />All students will be able to book small teaching rooms when rooms are not timetabled <br />All students can expect their engagement to be monitored for active progress review <br />All staff and students can expect institutional calendar appointments and news items to be made available for use on personal devices where legally and technically possible <br />Every Unit will have a presence in the VLE <br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />10<br />
  11. 11. Aspirational integration<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />11<br />
  12. 12. Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />12<br />
  13. 13. Review criteria<br />Fitness to vision <br />Fitness to transformation timeline (EQAL now on scene!) <br />Robustness and scalability <br />Value-for-money <br />Avoiding lock-in <br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />13<br />
  14. 14. Review outcomes<br />VLE<br />Hosted Moodle + Equella repository<br />Enhanced Learning Resources<br />Talis Aspire reading lists<br />Apple Podcast producer + Blueberry Flashback PC client<br />Classroom tech<br />Wifi + large-screen<br />E-PDP / E-Portfolio<br />Continue trials + decide Q1 2011<br />Digital Literacy<br />Define thresholds for staff + develop training<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />14<br />
  15. 15. Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />15<br />
  16. 16. Next steps #1<br />VLE<br />Moodle deployment linked to major curriculum review (EQAL)<br />Moodle available October 2010 for staff teaching Jan 2011 starters<br />Moodle populated with 2011/12 Units in March 2011 ...<br />EQAL proposing threshold Unit presence in VLE<br />timetable, reading list, hand-ins, marks ... agree in June<br />exploring migration options in context of EQAL<br />Looking initially at Equella to complement not replace Moodle file store<br />Past papers, CLA scanned book chapters, campus-restricted video ...<br />Learning Resources<br />Talis Aspire – tighter control on book fund + smarter recommendation<br />Podcast – Flashback on all staff PCs<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Questions?<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />17<br />
  18. 18. Next steps #2<br />Learning Technologies Review part 2 – Jan 2011<br />collaborative conferencing technology<br />mobile learning<br />electronic library<br />creation and commissioning of media-rich content; and <br />development of an integrated staff portal <br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />18<br />
  19. 19. Questions?Thanks for listeningHope it was useful!Read more at:http://lrt.mmu.ac.uk/ltreview/<br />Wednesday, May 19, 2010<br />MMU’s Learning Technologies Review2010-05-20<br />19<br />

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