Resources: Online teaching

14 resources found for "Online teaching"
Education 2020
This is an article from the ESCalate Newsletter no. 10, Spring 2008 written by the education consultant Stephen Heppell. It looks at the recent past and current trends in the use of technology in education and tries to predict how these trends will continue to develop up to the year 2020. It looks at the rise of personalised learning, the impact of globalisation, increased flexibility and portability in the education marketplace and how current...
Effective Practice with e-Learning
This guide is published by JISC and can be downloaded from their Web site. The guide ‘Effective Practice with e-Learning’ is built around a sequence of ten case studies illustrating practitioners’ solutions to day-to-day challenges. This publication illustrates some of the key implications in designing for learning for practitioners in the UK post-16 sector and offers an insight into how e-learning can be integrated into established practice to...
ESCalate newsletter issue 10, spring 2008
This is a special edition of ESCalate Newsletter edited by Eddie Gulc of the Higher Education Academy and aims to explore some of the ways technology and e-learning are enhancing the way we teach and our learners learn. Articles in this issue include: Learning 2.0 harnessing technology to enhance education - Eddie Gulc, Interactive, collaborative online learning for undergraduates - Mike Jeffries Harris, Creativity in technology rich, flexible...
ESCalate Research methods teaching and learning: Effective on-line support
This project funded within the thematic initiative framework of ESCalate sought to explore and share effective pedagogic approaches to research training that utilise elements of on-line support in teaching and learning. Two events were held as part of the project, a workshop and a one-day conference, for which reports are available on the website. Links to resources that could be used to support research training are also provided
Event resources : e-Learning 2009 : a hands-on workshop
This ESCalate e-learning workshop at the University of Leeds guided participants through a range of e-learning applications such as wikis, blogs, social media, e-portfolios and accessible Open Source technologies. In this ESCalate workshop, HE and FE practitioners of e-learning in education guided participants through a range of e-learning applications in this free hands-on workshop. The resources from this workshop are available and include a...
Face-zine the future
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 18, autumn 2010 by Pamela Cowan of Queen's University Belfast. It details an ESCalate funded project that is aimed at looking at the some of the issues that surround online teaching and its delivery by tutors
Face-zine the future : moving to online teaching
This is an ESCalate themed funding grant for Teacher Educators for the 21st Century led by Dr Pamela Cowan of Queen's University, Belfast. With the current focus on online learning, this project examines the role of the teacher education tutor and the strategies used to facilitate teaching and learning online. It will report on ways that effective teacher-educators utilize technology to support student learning and participation, and to develop...
In conversation with .. .Julie Hughes
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter issue 11, summer 2008. It features an interview with Dr Julie Hughes, Principal Lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, who is is seconded part time to ESCalate to advise on the use of technologies in learning and teaching, particularly in HE delivered in FE settings. It explores her interest and use of technology in learning contexts, her influences, achievements and thoughts on working with...
Supporting social bookmarking activities
This is an ESCalate Hot Topic article by Anne-Florence Dujardin of Sheffield Hallam University on how social bookmarking can help students develop a personal and confident stance towards academic texts. The issue is: how can people make use of the pedagogical affordances of social bookmarking? Advice on e-tutoring needs to be revisited, taking into account the functions offered by specific applications. Diigo, for example, isn’t just about...
The development of expertise and resources to support mentors in training PGCE secondary science students to use the Internet within their teaching
This is an ESCalate development project awarded to Loughborough University and completed in 2007. The project involves the collaboration of teacher educators, both school and university based, involved in the training of secondary science teachers. The purpose of this project is to generate training materials and increase expertise within school / university partnerships that can be drawn upon, both within existing partnerships and the wider...
The on-line tutorial : developing and evaluating resources and disseminating experience
This is an ESCalate development project awarded to Kerry Shephard, University of Southampton in 2005. It looked at developing practical approaches to integrating a range of commonly available e-learning tools to facilitate wider use of the On-line Tutorial in staff development settings. The aim of this project was to implement and assess the value of an online tutorial within staff development scenarios which are themselves encouraging...
The use of web-based materials to support teaching by PGCE secondary science students
The purpose of this project is to identify good practice in the use of web-based material in support of the teaching of science by PGCE students in the secondary phase. The project will draw upon the experiences of PGCE students facing the learning opportunities provided by the internet and seeks to develop and disseminate effective strategies which can be drawn on by both existing science teachers as well as those in training
Understanding pedagogy in online doctoral learning
This is an ESCalate Developing Pedagogy and Practice 2009 grant awarded to Sheena Banks of the University of Sheffield and Chris Jones of The Open University. This project investigates what constitutes good pedagogic practice in online learning for doctoral students. An evaluation study of two Doctorates of Education programmes across two institutions, using online modules, will identify the key characteristics of good practice in consultation...
Virtual worlds in education
This is an article from the ESCalate Newsletter no. 10, Spring 2008 by Fiona Littleton and Sian Bayne. It looks at the potential of online virtual worlds in education, specifically Second Life and reports on its use in the MSc in E-learning, based in the School of Education at the University of Edinburgh. The use of virtual worlds within education for simulation, research, performance, design, collaboration and communication has been increasing...