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Directions of travel

More than just pretty pictures, the outcomes from the ‘directions of travel’ exercise will be used to update the relevant pages on the Design Studio, and will be written up to support the development of high level messages and impact indicators in the final year of the programme. Thanks to everyone who took part in … Read more

Thoughts on sustainability

I thought I’d share some thoughts on the first session at the recent programme meeting in Nottingham. With the session being ably led by Stephen Brown, I was able to gather a number of key points from the discussion, which will be added to the Design Studio pages on sustainability and working for change. Change … Read more

In conversation with Rebecca Galley – Using video to gather evidence

Earlier this year we heard from a number of projects as part of an Elluminate session on Using video within the Curriculum Design programme: from personal reflection to evaluation evidence. During the session, Rebecca Galley and her colleague Andrew Charlton-Perez talked about whole project use of video within the Open University Learning Design Initiative project … Read more

Different routes to evidencing value

As well as encouraging curriculum innovation, the Transforming Curriculum Delivery Through Technology Programme had a strong focus on gathering and making effective use of evidence. This was intended to inform the 15 funded projects, but also to provide evidence to the wider sector of the potential benefits of using technology to support learning. It was … Read more

Benchmarking Practice

One of the activities at the last programme meeting followed up work started a year earlier in terms of developing some sort of tool that could help our projects and others benchmark their progress towards the programme vision. Projects worked in 3 clusters/thematic groups based on the vision ‘areas’ of: Assessment and Feedback Learner Engagement … Read more