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Virtual studies at ramk

  1. 1. VirtualStudiesat Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences<br />Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences<br />Kristiina Anttila<br />Coordinator of VirtualStudies<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />1<br />
  2. 2. Table of Contents<br />Virtualstudies at RAMK<br />Supportedsystems<br />VirtualStudiesSupport Services at RAMK<br />Studentmobility (virtual)<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />2<br />
  3. 3. Basis<br />Virtualstudies = network-basedstudies<br />A mixture of differentsystems and methods<br />Long distances, isolationfrom big cities in Finland, economicalsituation, lifelonglearning have to find new ways to offerstuidyingpossibilities for students<br />A strategicdecision<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />3<br />
  4. 4. Currentstate<br />Virtualstudiesoffered and developedespecially for adulteducationprogrammes (since 2008)<br />At the momentvolyme is constantlygrowing (5-8 new groups/year)<br />About 200 students at the moment ”online”, estimatewithintwoyearsapproximately 400 <br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />4<br />
  5. 5. Supportedsystems<br />iLinc(realtimesystem) <br />DiscendumOptima (asynchronoussystem)<br />Others, likeblogs, wikis etc.<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />5<br />
  6. 6. iLincusage<br />Approx. 10 online-sessions per evening<br />Mostactivegroups: Forestry, Engineering, Landsurveying, Tourism, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Business Economics; some groups from School of Health Care and Social Services<br />iLinc-users at the moment: 3502<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />6<br />
  7. 7. iLincusage<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />7<br />
  8. 8. Optimausage<br />Licenses 7950, users 4743<br />no significantchanges in twoyears<br />2024 workspaces<br />Workspaces per uservarybetween 1 to 50<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />8<br />
  9. 9. Supportservices<br />Supportpersonnel; 3 persons<br />Mon to Fri from 8-21 and on Satfrom 8-16 <br />Both, pedagogical and technicalsupport<br />Part of teaching – studying – learning –process planning, usertraining, supportduringcourses and support for evaluation and development<br />Supportnetworkbetween LUC (LaplandUniversityConsortium)<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />9<br />
  10. 10. November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />10<br />- System and usermanagement<br />- User supervision<br />Testsessions with students<br /><ul><li>Loginadministration</li></ul>- User supervision<br />Supervision and tutoring<br />Supportservices<br />- Analyzingwritten feedback<br /><ul><li>Discussions with teachers
  11. 11. Projects
  12. 12. Developing know-how</li></ul>Support for teachers and studentsduring the sessions<br /><ul><li>Bookings</li></ul>- Duty and guidance<br /><ul><li>Administration
  13. 13. Recordings and delivery</li></ul>Technical education to teachers<br />Planning the use of the toolstogether with teachers<br />Development of teaching<br />Teaching-studying -process<br />Planning<br />Duringthe course<br />Evaluation & development<br />Support before the course<br />Support during the course<br />Education<br />Development<br />
  14. 14. Studentmobility<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />Aiming to increaseflexiblevirtualstudentmobiltybetweenUAS’s<br />FinnishOnline UAS –portal: www.amk.fi<br />Ministry of Educationfunding 2007-2009<br /><ul><li>Mobilityincreasedbut the balancebetweenin- and outgoingstudentswasnotachieved
  15. 15. Currentlynotenoughmobility to finance it
  16. 16. Is a possibility for strategicpartnerships and both national and international networking</li></ul>11<br />
  17. 17. Thankyou!<br />For moreinformation, pleasecontact: kristiina.anttila@ramk.fi<br />November 24th, 2010 - Kristiina Anttila<br />12<br />

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