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‘Begun is Two-Thirds Done’:
Giving Flexible Learners A Head
Start With A Suite Of Online
Transition Tools For Supporting
S...
#OLCAccelerate	 2
National Institute for Digital Learning
The Problem
Allan,	I.,	&	Seaman,	J.	(2015).	Grade	level:	Tackling	online	educa2on	in	the	United	States.	Babson	Survey	Research	Group	a...
The Problem
Woodley,	 A.,	 &	 Simpson,	 O.	 (2014).	 Student	 dropout:	 The	 elephant	 in	 the	 room	 (pp.	 459-483).	 In	...
The Gap
Study Life Cycle
About the Project
Key Outcomes
1.  Undertake synthesis of literature
2.  Investigate existing tools in use
3.  Develop eig...
Outcomes 1 & 2
Key Principles
Student
Success
Self
Regulation
PersonalisationCustomisation
Point
of Need
Voice of
Other Learners
Outcome 3: The Toolbox
Am I Ready for Study?
Am I Ready for Study?
Am I Ready for Study?
Am I Ready for Study?
How Much Work is it?
How Much Work is it?
How Much Work is it?
How Much Work is it?
Who Can I Ask?
My Computer Skills
My First Assignment
Study Tips For Me
Online Orientation
Iterative Evaluation
Dialogue with
Students
Development
of Tools
Evaluation of
Tools
In Summary
Outcome 4
Impact – Outreach
Impact – Outreach
Impact – Outreach
Impact – Outreach
Contact North
Online
Newsletter –
Pockets of
Innovation
feature:
Circulation list
of over 11,000
Impact – Outreach
18	Scholarly	Outputs
Head Start Online: 

First Steps to Flexible Study
Academy Platform
Academy Platform
http://www.dcu.ie/academy
Head Start Online: 

First Steps to Flexible Study
MOOC Structure
• A good beginning
• What to expect
• Time is precious
• Skills for success
• What is required to succeed
•...
MOOC Activities
MOOC Activities
MOOC Activities
Early Indications from Pilot
Early Indications from Pilot
Effectiveness of the Tools
Effectiveness of the Tools
Effectiveness of the Tools
Effectiveness of the Tools
Sustainability
Student	Success	Toolbox	Project	Team	
	
Dr	James	Brunton	(DCU),	Prof	Mark	Brown	(DCU),	Ann	Cleary	(DKIT),	Dr	Eamon	Costell...
#OLCAccelerate	
Session Evaluations Contest
(As part of our "green" initiatives,
OLC is no longer using paper forms
for se...
‘Begun is Two-Thirds Done’: Giving Flexible Learners A Head Start With A Suite Of Online Transition Tools For Supporting S...
‘Begun is Two-Thirds Done’: Giving Flexible Learners A Head Start With A Suite Of Online Transition Tools For Supporting S...
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‘Begun is Two-Thirds Done’: Giving Flexible Learners A Head Start With A Suite Of Online Transition Tools For Supporting Student Success In Higher Education

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‘Begun is Two-Thirds Done’: Giving Flexible Learners A Head Start With A Suite Of Online Transition Tools For Supporting Student Success In Higher Education

  1. 1. ‘Begun is Two-Thirds Done’: Giving Flexible Learners A Head Start With A Suite Of Online Transition Tools For Supporting Student Success In Higher Education
 
 

  2. 2. #OLCAccelerate 2
  3. 3. National Institute for Digital Learning
  4. 4. The Problem
  5. 5. Allan, I., & Seaman, J. (2015). Grade level: Tackling online educa2on in the United States. Babson Survey Research Group and Quahog Research Group, LLC. The Problem
  6. 6. The Problem Woodley, A., & Simpson, O. (2014). Student dropout: The elephant in the room (pp. 459-483). In O. Zawacki-Richter & T. Anderson (Eds.). Online distance educa2on: Towards a research agenda. Athabasca: AU Press.
  7. 7. The Gap Study Life Cycle
  8. 8. About the Project Key Outcomes 1.  Undertake synthesis of literature 2.  Investigate existing tools in use 3.  Develop eight digital readiness tools 4.  Provide guidance and disseminate tools
  9. 9. Outcomes 1 & 2
  10. 10. Key Principles Student Success Self Regulation PersonalisationCustomisation Point of Need Voice of Other Learners
  11. 11. Outcome 3: The Toolbox
  12. 12. Am I Ready for Study?
  13. 13. Am I Ready for Study?
  14. 14. Am I Ready for Study?
  15. 15. Am I Ready for Study?
  16. 16. How Much Work is it?
  17. 17. How Much Work is it?
  18. 18. How Much Work is it?
  19. 19. How Much Work is it?
  20. 20. Who Can I Ask?
  21. 21. My Computer Skills
  22. 22. My First Assignment
  23. 23. Study Tips For Me
  24. 24. Online Orientation
  25. 25. Iterative Evaluation Dialogue with Students Development of Tools Evaluation of Tools
  26. 26. In Summary
  27. 27. Outcome 4
  28. 28. Impact – Outreach
  29. 29. Impact – Outreach
  30. 30. Impact – Outreach
  31. 31. Impact – Outreach Contact North Online Newsletter – Pockets of Innovation feature: Circulation list of over 11,000
  32. 32. Impact – Outreach 18 Scholarly Outputs
  33. 33. Head Start Online: 
 First Steps to Flexible Study
  34. 34. Academy Platform
  35. 35. Academy Platform http://www.dcu.ie/academy
  36. 36. Head Start Online: 
 First Steps to Flexible Study
  37. 37. MOOC Structure • A good beginning • What to expect • Time is precious • Skills for success • What is required to succeed • Next steps
  38. 38. MOOC Activities
  39. 39. MOOC Activities
  40. 40. MOOC Activities
  41. 41. Early Indications from Pilot
  42. 42. Early Indications from Pilot
  43. 43. Effectiveness of the Tools
  44. 44. Effectiveness of the Tools
  45. 45. Effectiveness of the Tools
  46. 46. Effectiveness of the Tools
  47. 47. Sustainability
  48. 48. Student Success Toolbox Project Team Dr James Brunton (DCU), Prof Mark Brown (DCU), Ann Cleary (DKIT), Dr Eamon Costello (DCU), Lorraine Delaney (DCU), Seamus Fox (DCU), Jennifer Gilligan (IT Sligo), Brian Mulligan (IT Sligo), Lisa O’Regan (MU), Jamie Ward (DKIT)
  49. 49. #OLCAccelerate Session Evaluations Contest (As part of our "green" initiatives, OLC is no longer using paper forms for session evaluations.) •  Download and open OLC Conferences mobile app •  Navigate to specific session to evaluate •  Click “Evaluate Session” at the bottom of session details screen •  Complete session evaluation* Each session evaluation completed (limited to one per session) = one contest entry Five (5) $25 gift cards will be awarded to five (5) individuals Must submit evals using the OLC Conferences mobile app or website *Contact information required for contest entry but will not be shared with the presenters. Winners will be contacted post-conference.

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