CoFHE North West Circle  Virtual Learning Environments What are they good for?  Anthony Beal West Cheshire College 14 th  ...
High Profile Curriculum Links <ul><li>Gatekeepers and regarded as such of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research skills </li></ul...
Induction <ul><li>An opportunity to plant the seed </li></ul>Start at induction
Induction Quiz on VLE
Introduction to Information Literacy & the VLE @West Cheshire College <ul><li>Learner – thorough induction introduce catal...
Supporting information and research skills training <ul><li>Bespoke </li></ul><ul><li>Springboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Pl...
 
 
 
Intranet Home Page
Direct promotion of e-books
Learning Resources Home Page
Curriculum Area Page
Fronter direct web link to Learning Resources page 03/06/09 Converged Services
Expert Village via fronter 03/06/09 Converged Services
fronter RSS feed 03/06/09 Converged Services
Electronic resources by qualification
Electronic resources by qualification
Electronic resources by qualification
Electronic resources by qualification
Web 2.0 the new VLE?
RSS feeds 24 July 2006 Information skills
RSS feeds 24 July 2006 Information skills
Facebook
Del.icio.us
LibraryThing
Skype
Getting out and about
Declining book issues
West Cheshire College model <ul><li>Proof of expanding e-resource use </li></ul>Full text retrieval
Staff Development <ul><li>All Learning Resources staff – i-skills - lollipop </li></ul><ul><li>Training in groups and 1to1...
ITQ <ul><li>Converged service </li></ul><ul><li>Skills audit of IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Skills then mapped against req...
The future <ul><li>Podcasts on demand  </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver content via web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 learn </li>...
Anthony Beal <ul><li>01244 670578 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.west-cheshire.ac.uk <...
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CoFHE North West Circle - Virtual Learning Environments - What are they good for?

  1. 1. CoFHE North West Circle Virtual Learning Environments What are they good for? Anthony Beal West Cheshire College 14 th May 2008
  2. 2. High Profile Curriculum Links <ul><li>Gatekeepers and regarded as such of: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Referencing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>VLE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>E-learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Intranet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Digital Media </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaching e-learning & VLE on the PGCE & Cert Ed </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Induction <ul><li>An opportunity to plant the seed </li></ul>Start at induction
  4. 4. Induction Quiz on VLE
  5. 5. Introduction to Information Literacy & the VLE @West Cheshire College <ul><li>Learner – thorough induction introduce catalogue InfoTrac etc </li></ul><ul><li>Two full weeks during induction for all full time students </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Resources Workshop includes introduction to the VLE and information literacy </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz at end of LRW with prize of an MP3 player </li></ul><ul><li>All learners will have an opportunity to participate in an Informs Intute tutorial via the VLE – hands on </li></ul><ul><li>Follow up i-skills sessions publicised by Springboard </li></ul>
  6. 6. Supporting information and research skills training <ul><li>Bespoke </li></ul><ul><li>Springboard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning essays </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Research skills (i-skills) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harvard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Reflective Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presentation skills </li></ul></ul><ul><li>i-skills embedded into assignments – BTEC business students market research </li></ul>
  7. 10. Intranet Home Page
  8. 11. Direct promotion of e-books
  9. 12. Learning Resources Home Page
  10. 13. Curriculum Area Page
  11. 14. Fronter direct web link to Learning Resources page 03/06/09 Converged Services
  12. 15. Expert Village via fronter 03/06/09 Converged Services
  13. 16. fronter RSS feed 03/06/09 Converged Services
  14. 17. Electronic resources by qualification
  15. 18. Electronic resources by qualification
  16. 19. Electronic resources by qualification
  17. 20. Electronic resources by qualification
  18. 21. Web 2.0 the new VLE?
  19. 22. RSS feeds 24 July 2006 Information skills
  20. 23. RSS feeds 24 July 2006 Information skills
  21. 24. Facebook
  22. 25. Del.icio.us
  23. 26. LibraryThing
  24. 27. Skype
  25. 28. Getting out and about
  26. 29. Declining book issues
  27. 30. West Cheshire College model <ul><li>Proof of expanding e-resource use </li></ul>Full text retrieval
  28. 31. Staff Development <ul><li>All Learning Resources staff – i-skills - lollipop </li></ul><ul><li>Training in groups and 1to1 embeding videos </li></ul><ul><li>Embedding Learning Resources into into e-learning development e.g. Hairdressing training, e-books </li></ul><ul><li>Portable learning </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 training for staff (recent survey, learners want staff to understand web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Tutors all attend full time inductions </li></ul>
  29. 32. ITQ <ul><li>Converged service </li></ul><ul><li>Skills audit of IT skills </li></ul><ul><li>Skills then mapped against requirements of the Helpdesk </li></ul><ul><li>Four members of Learning Resources staff in the first cohort </li></ul><ul><li>Improved ability to undertake IT aspects of information literacy </li></ul>
  30. 33. The future <ul><li>Podcasts on demand </li></ul><ul><li>Deliver content via web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 learn </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube channel </li></ul><ul><li>Del.ici.ous to deliver learning </li></ul><ul><li>Enterprise Google </li></ul><ul><li>Increased seamless learning (appropriate technology all around e.g. PDA while you cook </li></ul><ul><li>Learn while you burn </li></ul>
  31. 34. Anthony Beal <ul><li>01244 670578 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.west-cheshire.ac.uk </li></ul><ul><li>skype: anthony.beal </li></ul><ul><li>Del.icio.us: http://del.icio.us/redsontour </li></ul><ul><li>Librarything: http://www.librarything.com/catalog/redsontour </li></ul>

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