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Training the Trainer Initiatives to Promote Computing amongst Widening Access Participants: The Law of Multiplication in Action

Dr Raymond Bond

School of Computing and Mathematics


Background: amongst Widening Access Participants:

  • 3 Camps

  • Almost 200 students

  • £50 per head

    Limitation:

    No outreach students

    Solution

    Bursaries for targeted

    schools


Results
Results amongst Widening Access Participants:


  • Results amongst Widening Access Participants:

    • They all passed! Attendance was high.

    • Successful award ceremony

    • Outreach participants won prizes for best student

  • But With Limitations:

    • Only 5 Days

    • Not Sustainable

    • Not Scalable


Work with a focused community group
Work with amongst Widening Access Participants: a focused community group?


  • Results amongst Widening Access Participants:

    • They all passed! Attendance was high.

    • Successful Award Ceremony

    • Highest Achiever attended Monkstown Community High School

  • But Still With Limitations:

    • Not Sustainable

    • Not Scalable


Jonathan amongst Widening Access Participants: Gracey

Paul McCarroll

Kenneth McLaughlin

Boys’ Brigade, Northern Ireland

Dr Raymond Bond,

Prof. Paul Hanna

Kyle BoydFaculty of Computing and Engineering


Train the trainer
Train the Trainer amongst Widening Access Participants:


The actual course
The actual course amongst Widening Access Participants:

  • Introduction to Web Development

    • Accredited at level 3 by the University of Ulster

    • 5 credits in total

    • 1 assignment submission that you complete throughout the course


Resources available to the bb
Resources available to the BB amongst Widening Access Participants:

  • 20 Dell Notebooks

  • 4 3G WiFi Hotspots

  • Web development books

  • Course material, slides and tutorials (dropbox)

  • Demonstrators to assess coursework

  • Awards and Prizes


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DrRaymond Bond, Roy Sterritt, Dr George Moore, DrGiuseppe Trombino,

Simon Fraser, Brian Cleland


The actual course1
The actual course Education:

  • Introduction to Technology Enhanced Learning

    • Accredited at level 3 by the University of Ulster

    • 5 credits in total

    • 1 assignment submission that you complete throughout the course


Anticipated results
Anticipated Results Education:

  • Pupils will see their efforts in a more productive way

  • Pupils will find working with these devices more appealing when compared to working with black screens

  • Pupils will be more engaged and more likely to learn computer programming in a shorter amount of time


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