The Interactive Web. An Approach to Employer Engagement. Employer Engagement at WKC. WKC is currently delivering to a variety of employers who require flexible delivery. Learners want to learn at a time and place that suits them rather than the College. The Challenge of Flexible Delivery .
An Approach to Employer Engagement
WKC is currently delivering to a variety of employers who require flexible delivery
Learners want to learn at a time and place that suits them rather than the College.
How can we maintain a rich interactive experience between teachers and learners …?
Second generation web tools enable asynchronous two way communication . These include
Second Generation web tools have the potential to deliver high quality interaction between teachers and learners.
A group of Army catering personnel join the Foundation Degree in Hospitality
As a first assignment all students introduce themselves via the class Wiki
I feel I’m lagging behind with my assignment ... need to pull my weight a bitBlogs for PDP
Wife and kids coming over ... excited about seeing them again
Tutorials will be held via MSN Messenger or Blackboard Chat
Students find out about Blogs and Wikis using YouTube video.
As well as PowerPoint and other office docs …
On-line videos of sessions with
full time students delivered through our VLE
Home grown YouTube clips that have achieved
success far beyond WKC.
“I have enjoyed sharing my experiences and knowledge with the rest of the course.”
“some issues with IT at work ... hardware would not be out of place in a museum”
Over the past year I have received help and encouragement from many of the team, our little band the brothers.
“Well, I'm over the moon - I've passed my first assessment!!!!”
“The use made of the virtual learning environment to enable students to develop, review and update their personal development plans, and to enable staff to deliver, support, monitor and assess students' progress with their plans is a feature of good practice”
Integrated Quality and Enhancement Review (IQER) is a review method specially devised for higher education in further education colleges
“The use of the virtual learning environment for assessment was recognised as an area of good practice"
“Students use web-based tools to undertake appraisal of their academic, career and personal skills, and set long and short-term tagets”
Wikis and Blogs: Commonly used VLEs such as Moodle and Blackboard include these tools at no extra cost.
Web conferencing: Free web based services are from DimDim . Pro Version $20 a month.
Screen Sharing: Many free screen sharing applications e.g. CrossLoop . For $9.95 a month Screencast.
YouTube: Free for 10 minute clips.