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The Learning and Teaching Practice Experts Group Meeting took place in Bristol on 8th July 2009.

Learning & Teaching Practice Experts Meeting


Event  Learning and Teaching Practice Experts Group Meeting
Date   8 July 2009
Venue  Mercure Holland Hotel, Bristol


Responding to Learners

This meeting will consider the final outcomes and recommendations from the Learner Experiences of e-Learning programme (LEX), and findings of the LliDA (Learning Literacies in a Digital Age) project.

Participants will be asked how institutions, practitioners and funders such as the JISC should respond to these findings, and what issues should be prioritised in future funding. Exemplars will be showcased to illustrate how some institutions are responding to the emerging themes. Discussions will be facilitated by members of the project teams involved in the Learner Experiences of e-Learning Programme.

Group discussions summary

Presentations from the day

Welcome and introduction to the day (PowerPoint) - Sarah Knight, eLearning Programme

Findings from LEX and LLiDA

Summary report Recommendation Overview of key findings
LLiDA project LEX project

Theme: Embedding digital literacies

Taste of Case study Discussion
LLiDA 'framework of frameworks', describing literacies for learning in a digital age i-learn at Glasgow Caledonian University (Lou McGill) How can we respond to learners' need for progressive, personalised support in developing their practices of learning with technology?

Theme: Supporting learners in transition

Taste of Case study Discussion
Relevant staff development resources from Learners' Experience website How can we best support learners in transition to new ways of studying, new expectations and new models of technology use?

Theme: Learners' experiences of assessment and feedback

Taste of Case study Discussion
LLiDA 'paradigm shift' matrix Escape project at University of Hertfordshire (Mark Russell) What should we be assessing and how can feedback become a more developmental experience for learners?

Theme: Developing strategies with peer support

Taste of Case study Discussion Group activity
Strategies of effective e-learners LexDis at the University of Southampton (E.A. Draffin) How can we ensure learners are rewarded for effective learning strategies and for sharing their skills with others? Prioritising recommendations

An update on the e-Learning Programme

This session will update members on developments in the e-Learning Programme, together with an overview of upcoming funding opportunities.