What is this MLE all about?


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Presentation to ICT PD cluster meeting held at Tawa Intermediate on 1 September 2010

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What is this MLE all about?

  1. 1. What is this managed learning environment all about? Paul Seiler
  2. 2. Purpose <ul><li>To provide you an outline on what the schools, the Ministry and have started in the MLE domain </li></ul><ul><li>so that </li></ul><ul><li>You can join in no matter where you are at currently (personally, school) </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>Together really make this thing work for learning </li></ul>2 of 8
  3. 3. What is an MLE? <ul><li>“ Software tools and digital content that support learning” </li></ul><ul><li>Comprised of many different modules, such as an SMS, LMS, eportfolio tool, blog, repositories for digital learning objects and many more </li></ul><ul><li>Check out the MLE Reference Group to learn more </li></ul><ul><li>Or view the component parts </li></ul>
  4. 4. 5 of 8 Curriculum & Pedagogy National curriculum School curriculum inc. lesson plans (school, subject, teacher) Learning Management Systems (LMS) ePortfolios (record of learning) Course Management Systems Assessment tools Planning tools Communication Blogs Podcasts Chatrooms Noticeboards Social networking Discussion threads Audio conferencing Video/web conferencing Administration Student Management Systems (SMS) Student Record Transfer (SMS-SMS data exchange) NCEA returns Calendaring Timetabling eReturns ENROL Resources TKI Websites Wikis Digital Learning Objects Library Management Systems Content Management Systems Authoring/publishing/editing tools Other content sources (open access ) Enabling Services Identification / authentication National Student Index Parental portal Transport mechanisms Metadata schema Interoperability standards Specifications Shared content
  5. 5. SMS ENROL Student record transfer e-asTTle PAT Early notification eReturns Library system Metadata searching Web mail Digital content stores IdP Content Authoring Tools NSI SMS - directory integration eportfolio LMS Parent portal Online office suites National Standards Electronic attendance registers ENROL integration IAM Reusable and portable content Assessment support Attendance support Authentication flows (existing) Data flows (existing) Data flows (proposed) Authentication flows (proposed) Or as a wiring diagram
  6. 6. Objective of the MLE activity <ul><li>To design and promote an </li></ul><ul><ul><li>educationally relevant </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>open </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>modular </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>standards-based </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>sustainable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>approach to the development and use of MLE for (NZ) schools </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Key work strands <ul><li>ENROL Integration </li></ul><ul><li>Online systems / LMS / Parent Portals </li></ul><ul><li>E-portfolios </li></ul><ul><li>Reusable and portable content </li></ul><ul><li>Identity and access management (or single sign-on) </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment (including National Standards) * </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance management * </li></ul><ul><li>* Will not cover today </li></ul>
  8. 8. E-admin integration 768,196 399,238 20,735 81,949 261,721 4,553 30,280 Totals 85,969 90,222 - - 86,579 1,072 2,571 SchoolMaster 112,910 77,474 9,192 23,712 38,793 1,640 4,137 eTap 157,385 105,089 11,105 19,806 70,921 438 2,819 KAMAR 313,761 88,545 1 37,410 37,123 969 13,042 MUSAC Roll Total DEX Transactions Arrivals Leavers Get/Check NSN E-returns Connectivity Test
  9. 9. Online systems / LMS / Parent Portals <ul><li>Uptake subsidies available to all state and state integrated schools with the right SMS and LMS </li></ul><ul><li>Working with eTAP , Edtech and Dataview </li></ul><ul><li>Rapid over-subscription of primary quota across all vendors </li></ul><ul><li>Positive reflection on the hard work done over many years by groups such as yours </li></ul><ul><li>Intention is to assist 200-300 schools per year </li></ul><ul><li>Check out the SMS – LMS Group to learn more </li></ul>
  10. 10. E-portfolios <ul><li>Earlier session covered much of what, why, how, where </li></ul><ul><li>And we have been busy over the last 18 months and have plans for the next 18 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidelines for and by schools </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Case studies together with JISC </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mahara </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Investment in usability </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Scoping integration with LMS </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Taster sessions </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Finding other partners/backers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>And more work is required </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reusable and portable content <ul><li>Our background </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Wayne </li></ul>
  12. 12. Identity and Access Management <ul><li>How many credential sets (i.e. usernames and passwords) do you have for your professional/work activity? </li></ul><ul><li>What value would you place on having fewer, that grant access to most key services/sites/applications, and worked from school and from home? </li></ul><ul><li>Would you then place a higher value on these and care for them better? </li></ul><ul><li>Hope is on the way </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Story/demo from Tawa Intermediate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>List of SAML services </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Musings <ul><li>Pre-conditions for successful implementation of (e or b -) learning tools and benefits of school-wide use </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of community </li></ul><ul><li>Contribute to what tools should be integrated and how we together build capacity </li></ul><ul><li>I am reading blogs and groups on learning analytics </li></ul><ul><li>So what are you going to do next? </li></ul><ul><li>And while I am here what questions (or messages) do you have for me? </li></ul>