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Meeting of the Working Group on Curriculum Development. Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 19-20 Febr. 04. Agenda. Thursday, 19 February 2004 09:00-10:30 Welcome and Reports 10:30-11:30Participation at Plugfest 12:45-15:00Conclusions of Plugfest / Keynote

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Meeting of the working group on curriculum development

Meeting of the Working Group on Curriculum Development

Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich, 19-20 Febr. 04


Agenda

Agenda

Thursday, 19 February 2004

09:00-10:30 Welcome and Reports

10:30-11:30Participation at Plugfest

12:45-15:00Conclusions of Plugfest / Keynote

15:00-17:00Joint Session with ADL WG

Friday, 20 February 2004

09:00-11:00 Reference Curricula

11:00-11:45WGCD Teaching Handbook

13:00-15:00Conclusions


Welcome and reports

Welcome and Reports

  • WGCD Status Report

    • Conclusions of Last Meeting

    • Status on Reference Curricula

    • Joint Session

  • Reference Curricula

  • Project of a Teaching Handbook


Objectives of the meeting

Objectives of the Meeting

  • Exchange of views with ADL WG

    • Discussion of learning and education

    • Insights in future developments

  • Establishing a roadmap of a strong teaching and education pillar within PfP Consortium

    • Contributions of WGCD

    • Division of Labor

  • Reference Curricula


1 wgcd status report

1. WGCD Status Report

1.1 Conclusions Last Meeting


Conclusions handbook

Conclusions: Handbook

  • On Training and Education (editor NDC)

    • Methodology (NDC)

    • research papers (NDC)

    • Assessment (GCSP, SNDC?)

      • Teaching effectiveness – curriculum revision – lessons learned

    • e-learning (ADL WG)

      • How to integrate in curricula – learning methodology

    • templates of RefCurr (NDC, WGCD Secretariat)

    • Glossary


Conclusions reference curricula

Conclusions: Reference Curricula

  • International Security Dimension – New Issues for a new security environment

    • NDC?

  • International Security Dimension – “Traditional Security Issues”

    • V. Paznyak (GCSP?)

  • International Security Organisations

    • NATO School

  • Defence Policy / Strategy

    • Peter Faber (fall 2004)

  • Organisational Design

    • Erik De Waard

  • Management

    • Gediminas Dubauskas

  • Security Sector Reform

    • Security Sector Reform WG

  • Conflict Theories – in coordination with Crisis/Conflict Management RefCurr

    • Prof Beridan

       Revising existing curricula


Conclusions promotions

Conclusions: Promotions

  • Mailing List – distribution of RefCurr (motivating responses from institutions / summaries of meetings – points of contact)

    • GCSP / PfPC secretariat

  • Website

    • GCSP / PfPC secretariat

  • Distribution of the Handbook

    • Hard-copy at Annual Conference

    • Electronic distribution

    • Short summary for institution

  • Conference of Commandants

  • Reaching out further East

  • CD-Rom / e-learning modules of RefCurr

    • Joint meeting with ADL WG


1 wgcd status report1

1. WGCD Status Report

1.2 Report PfP Consortium


Changes within the pfp consortium

Changes within the PfP Consortium

  • Representatives from the PfP Consortium

    • Greis, Helmut LTC, GEAF, Deputy Director, PfP Consortium

    • Capt Ronald Pepin, Operations Officer, PfP Consortium


1 wgcd status report2

1. WGCD Status Report

1.3 Joint Session with ADL WG


Reasons

Reasons

  • Within PfP Consoritum

    • Need of collaboration among the Working Groups – constant demand

    • Joint sessions during the Annual Conferences (Paris, Berlin)

    • Development of Tracks within PfP C for Berlin Conference  Track on teaching and education (ADL WG + WGCD)

    • Develop joint capacities without merging – concentrate on common interests


Reasons1

Reasons

  • External

    • E-learning – already well established in “on the job learning” programmes (short resident courses with e-learning platform)

    • Need of addaption in curriculum design

    • E-learning – such as all learning elements – should be defined by learning needs


Plugfest

Plugfest

  • Gathering of e-learning experts to promote their products and to exchange their views

  • Presentations of products - exposition

  • Workshops on different aspects of e-learning – market place for ideas and lessons learned


2 teaching handbook

2. Teaching Handbook


Outline of teaching handbook

Outline of Teaching Handbook

  • Prepared by Peter Faber, NDC

  • Objective

    • To offer a reference tool for teaching and education within the PfP area

    • To promote the work of WGCD and Consortium

    • To enhance collaboration in the field of training and education – without loosing particularities


Outline of teaching handbook1

Outline of Teaching Handbook

  • Outline

    • Chapter 1 (Course Development and Assessment – Some Basic Tools of the Trade)

    • Chapter 2 (Advanced Distributed Learning – Best Practices for the Future)

    • Chapter 3 (Faculty Development and Training – Models and Methods)

    • Chapter 4 (BasicPrinciples of Student Research)


Handbook on education

Handbook on Education

  • Outline Chapter 1:

    • The nature of military education today

    • General principles about choice of content and academic level

    • Defining the purpose of the course

    • Developing means of validating the course - and, where necessary, accrediting it

    • Learning strategies

    • Designing the course (at last!)

    • Choosing delivery and testing methods

  • Author: Dr. Peter Foot


Handbook on education1

Handbook on Education

  • Outline Chapter 2

    • complements the preceding chapter.

    • It describes how distributed e-learning might best complement traditional face-to-face instruction in future defense-oriented education and/or training programs.

  • Author: Done or in cooperation with ADL WG


Handbook on education2

Handbook on Education

  • Outline Chapter 3:

    • After generically discussing how to construct and validate courses, and then reviewing what tools might help teach them best, the next logical step is to help your teaching faculty prepare for and perform their duties effectively. This chapter therefore provides broad guidance on how to accomplish the latter ends.

  • Author: NDC


Handbook on education3

Handbook on Education

  • Outline Chapter 4:

    • focuses on what should remain a major student responsibility in security studies – i.e., it provides basic principles for faculty and students alike on how to write effective research papers and/or analyses.

  • Author: NDC


Reference curricula

Reference Curricula


Joint session adl wg wgcd

Joint Session ADL WG + WGCD


Topics for discussion

Topics for Discussion

  • Knowledge Management – a challenge for teaching and education from a methodo-logical and technical point of view

    • Thoughts / Ideas / future developments

  • Annual Conference of PfP Consortium

    • Contributions of Track Teaching and Education

  • Teaching Handbook

    • Section on e-learning


Annual conference 2004

Annual Conference 2004


From content to knowledge

From Content to Knowledge

  • Including ADL WG and WGCD

  • Objective

    • To focus on specific aspects regarding teaching and education in the broad field of security

    • In coordination with the overall theme of the Annual Conference

    • To sharpen the profile of the two WGs


Defining the canon of knowledge

Defining the Canon of Knowledge

  • Setting the boundaries of relevant knowledge

  • Setting the boundaries of the community

  • Structuring the body of knowledge

  • Quality control

    • Quality measures

    • Quality assurance

  • Possible Participants

    • PolitikON, European Business Schools, IDEA,Medbiquity


Content development and distribution

Content Development and Distribution

  • Reuse and re-purposing existing content

  • Common development and exchange strategies

  • Repositories

  • Possible Participants

    • Thesis, Boxter System, PfP-LMS, OKI


Virtual communities at work

Virtual Communities at Work

  • Access to experts and expertise

  • Collaborative work

  • Simulation

  • Communities of practice

  • Work in multicultural environments

  • Possible Participants

    • Spanish Navy, Prof. C. Crompton, Scott Lackey: Army Lessons Learned, GSA, ERGOMAS


Teaching handbook

Teaching Handbook


Outline of teaching handbook2

Outline of Teaching Handbook

  • Prepared by Peter Faber, NDC

  • Objective

    • To offer a reference tool for teaching and education within the PfP area

    • To promote the work of WGCD and Consortium

    • To enhance collaboration in the field of training and education – without loosing particularities


Outline of teaching handbook3

Outline of Teaching Handbook

  • Outline

    • Chapter 1 (Course Development and Assessment – Some Basic Tools of the Trade)

    • Chapter 2 (Advanced Distributed Learning – Best Practices for the Future)

    • Chapter 3 (Faculty Development and Training – Models and Methods)

    • Chapter 4 (BasicPrinciples of Student Research)


Handbook on education4

Handbook on Education

  • Outline Chapter 2

    • complements the preceding chapter.

    • It describes how distributed e-learning might best complement traditional face-to-face instruction in future defense-oriented education and/or training programs.

  • Author: Done or in cooperation with ADL WG


Conclusions

Conclusions


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