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Pedagogy Strand Update

Last modified 17 Jan, 2006
Published 17 Jan, 2006
An update of the activities of the e-Learning and Pedagogy strand.

The full update is available from the strand web site (word document)

In brief:

  • Design for Learning: A circular has been issued for up to six projects to implement and evaluate tools and systems that support design for learning.
  • Evaluation of LAMS: Access to the LAMS server has been extended to the end of August 2006.
  • An evaluation of the use of VLEs, mind-mapping, whiteboard and word template tools for designing learning activities is currently underway and will report in February 2006.
  • A formal evaluation of the Effective Practice with e-Learning Guide will be published in February 2006.
  • Learner Experiences of e-Learning:Intial learner interviews have taken place for this study. The final report will be published in May.
  • A second learner study project led by Grainne Connole and Maarten de Laart in association with the HEA Subject Centres will investigate learners' experiences of e-learning in subject specific contexts.
  • The next Pedagogy Experts group will be held on the 22nd February at the Aston Business School in Birmingham. The meeting will focus on the Learning Experience of e-Learning studies.
  • Innovating e-Learning 2006: Transforming Learning Experiences. This online conference will be held on 27-31 March 2006.
  • Large Scale Implementation of Innovative Technologies: Three projects have been shortlisted and will been finalised in February.
  • Designing Spaces for Effective Learning: A publication containing examples of innovative learning space designs and guidelines for senior manager will be launched at the JISC Conference on 14 March 2006.

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