The Best of Both Worlds


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The Best of Both Worlds

  1. 1. Allow me to introduce myself:<br /><ul><li> Steve Forward
  2. 2. Over 25 years in Youth Work
  3. 3. Vocational Curriculum</li></ul> Co-ordinator – SU Qld<br /><ul><li> Lecturer - CHC
  4. 4. Working across 4 organisations</li></ul> using Moodle in different ways<br />
  5. 5. 3 Key Questions for Today:<br />How can we work out what to do “Face-to-Face” and what to do “Online”?<br />How can we then engage people Online in learning and assessment<br />What are some of the tips and traps...<br />
  6. 6. Who are you...?<br />
  7. 7. Step 1 – Brainstorm the Cluster:<br />The initial, creative, messy, brainstorming bit...<br />All the things you “have to” address<br />All the things you “want to” address<br />Play around with it for awhile...<br />Any ideas, notes, suggestions, <br /> potential opportunities and issues<br />Cluster Mapping Tool – Stage 1<br />
  8. 8. Step 2 – Develop a Competency Profile:<br />What we and other stakeholders want our students to look like after we’ve finished with them...<br />Identify key knowledge, skills and attitudes<br />Create “Core Competencies”<br />Use these from now on...<br />Cluster Competency Profile<br />
  9. 9. The Right Mix ... ?<br />What are the advantages and <br /> disadvantages of Face-to-Face <br /> engagement?<br />What are the advantages and<br /> disadvantages of Online <br /> engagement?<br />
  10. 10. The Right Mix ... ?<br />Complimentary, Blended or<br /> Purely Online ?<br />Online Learning or Online Delivery ?<br />The 30% to 70% mix<br />
  11. 11. Step 3 – Collecting Evidence:<br />How we know that our students have attained our “Core Competencies”<br />What are the best ways to collect the evidence?<br />Real Life Action / Made Up Action<br />Question and Answer<br />Discussion<br />Face-to-Face or Online?<br />Cluster Mapping Tool – Stage 2<br />
  12. 12. Step 4 – Developing Learning Material:<br />Is it possible to create a “Learning Community” online?<br />If so, how ... ?<br />How do people learn?<br />
  13. 13. What would this <br />look like Online?<br />
  14. 14. Step 4 – Developing Learning Material:<br />Is it possible to create a “Learning Community” Online?<br />If so, how ... ?<br />How do people learn best?<br />Face-to-Face or Online?<br />LMS (Various Moodles)<br />Learning Guides<br />Online Resources<br />
  15. 15. The Key Word is “Engagement”...<br />Online Engagement looks like ... ?<br />A Learning Community<br />Clear written and/or verbal information and expectations<br />Fun Visuals<br />Variety of mediums <br />Take advantage of what the Online environment has to offer<br />Extension Material / Options <br />Consider the range of internet access and online skill etc<br />
  16. 16. Step 5 – Gathering and Using Feedback:<br />Create a “Culture of Continuous Improvement” and a “Culture of Feedback”<br />Staff and students<br />Face-to-Face and Online<br />Embed, respond, be grateful, use and give feedback on the feedback you receive<br />Forums, Staff Rooms and Review Meetings <br />
  17. 17. Final Thoughts (Tips and Traps)...<br />“Begin with the end in mind” – Steve Covey (7 Habits)<br />Own it – Make it “Yours” so you can make it “Theirs”<br />Build a “Learning Community”<br />Think – “Engage, Engage, Engage...”<br />Learning should be “FUN”<br />Create options<br />Less is (or at least, can be) more...<br />
  18. 18. Any questions, comments or stories to tell... ???<br />