The CABLE project Change Academy for Blended Learning Enhancement Facilitators: Irene Anderson, Heather Thornton, Jon Alltree, Peter Bullen
The CABLE process Ongoing BLU/LTI support • Expressions of interest. • Bids selected. • Team Leaders’ meeting. • Individual team meetings. • 2 Day residential. • Final awayday. Implementations (X16)
CABLE OUTPUTS Significant Blended Learning enhancements embedded in 16 Schools since 200.6 Directly involved 100 staff and 20 students. Substantial BLU/School partnerships developed. Capacity developed in BLU and School teams. Collaborative working. Staff development. Change Management. Project Management. Blended Learning Curriculum Design.
Blended Learning Enhancement elearning in staff induction changing practice in elearning managing large groups learning technology skills The CABLE Process virtual classrooms workplace learning flexible learning distance learning elearning for CPD enhancing lab activity managing change managing risk
CABLE 1 Project Health and Emergency Professions CPD flexible learning, workplace learning. Education critical reading skills at M level, learning communities. Accounting Finance and Economics staff attitude and skill, large student groups. Art and Design online MA, overseas markets. Computer Science team working in blended learning delivery, repository of good practice. Post Qualifying Nursing CPD, flexible learning, distance learning.
CABLE 2.0 Project • Business induction in blended learning for new staff . • Law curriculum redesign for Law modules delivered in the Business School. • Film Music & Media enhancing studio work for colour on and off campus. • Aerospace, Automotive and Design Engineering enhancing the laboratory experience. • Continuing Education Partnerships (Assoc Colleges) collaborative working for Joint Programme Development.
CABLE 3.0 Project • Interdisciplinary Studies collaborative classrooms across 4 colleges. • Pre Qualifying Nursing engaging students in biological sciences. • Life Sciences engaging 1st year students in science. • Education (Primary) enhancing the use of reusable learning objects. • Health and Emergency Professions–post graduate study skills development for international students.
CABLE: Primary Themes Developeffective teamsacross disciplines. Achievetransformative and sustainable changein blended learning. Developpartnershipbetween Schools and BLU. Develop futurechange agents. Developtoolkitfor futuresustainable changeprojects. Developcurriculum designtoolkit.
CABLE Transfer Oxford Brookes (evaluation). Sunderland University (Phase 1 Pathfinder). Reading University (Phase 1 Pathfinder). St Mary’s University College (Phase 2 Benchmarking). Worcester University (Phase 2 Benchmarking). CABLE experience workshops for > 15 institutions: consultancy, support and participation opportunities.
CABLE: Key Features of Success Academic led process. Student involvement. Impact on institution. Impact on HE sector. BLU Outreach. Sustainability.
Activities Establishing a shared vision. Divergent thinking (reversals/ max/min/superheroes/systems). Team structure, Needs analysis, Stakeholder analysis. Action planning: Objectives, outputs,deadlines,reporting, reflection. Facilitation. BLU support. Fun!
Activities…….. • Establishing a shared vision. • Metaphor: relating one thing to a seemingly unrelated thing. • Non confrontational, stimulates discussion and “gives voice”. • Unorthodox thinking. • More fruitful in the early stages.
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