Why to Flourish? • Proliferation of personal / academic tutoring schemes • Difficulties managing research students • Increase in performance management • Executive coaching
Flourish: the space in the middle! • Personal space • Private • User-owned • User controlled • Shared space (one-to-few) • Shared privacy • Co-ownership • Co-control (ish) • Organisational space • Privacy by trust • Owned by org • Tutor-controlled Pebble+ Flourish ATLAS
How to Flourish? Spend 5 minutes talking in half-tables about the kinds of things you would expect to see in a system like Flourish… …based on the scant information you have so far!
How to Flourish? Now, write down some user goals: As a user I would like to… As a guide I would like to… As an administrator I would like to…
Flourish will: • Provide tools to support learners and their guided learning, for example: • students and their tutors • researchers and their supervisors • performers and their coaches • Learners will be able to: • See all their grades and feedback in one place • Maintain a continual dialogue with their 'guides' • View all upcoming tasks and milestones • Gain insight into how they're performing relative to others • Guides will be able to: • See everything their allocated learners can see in Flourish • Group learners into sets • Allocate tasks and milestones • Report on progress • Communicate easily with individuals and groups
What’s it look like? …what’s next isn’t necessarily the answer– but it will give you a good clue as to the direction of travel
Design your own feature • Take an idea from today and describe it as a tool or feature. • What is it called? • Who will use it? • What benefit will it bring them? • What does it rely on in order to work? • What else do we need to know about it?
Flourish will be available on request as a Beta release in September 2014