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LTSN-GEES VLE Conference Birmingham 2003. Development and Delivery of Off-Campus Web-based Postgraduate Environmental & Sustainability DL Awards. Dr. Glynn Skerratt ILTM DL Scheme Leader & Postgraduate Award Tutor Faculty of Health and Sciences. Off-Campus Awards….

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Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

LTSN-GEES VLE ConferenceBirmingham 2003

Development and Delivery of Off-Campus

Web-based Postgraduate

Environmental & Sustainability DL Awards

Dr. Glynn Skerratt ILTM

DL Scheme Leader & Postgraduate Award Tutor

Faculty of Health and Sciences


Off campus awards

Off-Campus Awards…

  • MA Sustainable Development

  • MSc Sustainability and Environmental Management

  • MSc Water and Environmental Management

  • PgC in Environmental Management and Protection

  • MSc Pollution Management

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  • MSc Forensic Science

  • MSc Molecular Biology

  • MSc Environmental Geology and Management


Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

Total Enrolled Learners

Environment & Sustainability [Sept.2003]


Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

MSc Water and Environmental Management


Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

PgC Environmental Management & Protection


Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

MA Sustainable Development


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YEAR 1 ------------------------------

STUDY SESSION 1/2

STUDY SESSION 1/2

1st 9-week period

2nd 9-week period

1st 9-week period

2nd 9-week period

Environmental Policy Legislation and Regulation*

Tools for Evaluating Environmental Performance and Sustainability*

Environmental Management Systems*

Sustainable Business Development*

YEAR 2 ------------------------------

STUDY SESSION 1/2

STUDY SESSION 1/2

1st 9-week period

2nd 9-week period

1st 9-week period

2nd 9-week period

Air Pollution and Control

Land Pollution and Control

Urban Wastewater Treatment

Drinking Water Treatment

YEAR 3

Dissertation/Project

MSc/PgD in Water and Environmental ManagementPgC in Environmental Management and Protection2½ - 3 Year Route for MSc[9 - 12 Months for PgC]


Some general points about the l t content

Some general points about the L&T content…

  • Learning Outcomesfor the Modules [mapped to those for the Award]

  • VLE – migrated from COSE to Blackboard Sept. 03

  • Activities consist of anintroduction, some‘things-to-do’ (reading, writing, thinking etc.)and a number oftasks

  • The‘Activities’are released/shared with learners progressively as the module itself progresses

  • Mixture of formative and summative assessments


Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

Module Feedback Information 2002-2003


Some dl management issues

Some DL management ‘issues’…

  • Institutional support – ‘how embedded are you’?

  • Support for tutors, learners, admin.?

  • QA issues – validation and operational – QAA :~/

  • Security and audit trail for learner’s credentials and bona fides?

  • Paperwork, archiving & ability to effectively enrol/track learners?

  • University deadlines/plagiarism/extenuating circumstances procedures?

  • Flexibility of access – enrol/learn-on-demand?

  • On-campus attendance requirements?

  • Costing/pricing models – fee structure?

  • Marketing – sensitivity/costs?

  • Accreditation/partnerships?


Ltsn gees vle conference birmingham 2003

Thank you for your attention :~)

Glynn Skerratt

[email protected]


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