Case StudiesUp one level
The purpose of these case studies is to capture examples of changing practice as it emerges from a development programme. Some focus on specific instances of practice while others describe a development project within the MLEs for Lifelong Learning Programme.
- Alison Learners journey through Loughborough College
- e-progress file is a system to support the Alison during her course in order for her to achieve the qualification for which she is studying. It includes a formative tutorial process, guided by interactive support packs and enables Alison to record her past and present achievements, both academic and personal.
- Avoiding Gratuitous Multimedia
- The change in practice described in this case study relates to the rationale for using multimedia-based e-learning materials, which changed from: Improving and enhancing the learning experience by making it more interesting, engaging and motivating to: Being the most effective medium to use to achieve the intended learning outcome
- Processes for Support of Personal Development Records Online
- Software support for ‘personalised learning’ encompasses skills recording, learner-driven skills assessment and evidence-based competency profiling. We intend these prototype instances to provide a proof of concept in relation to skills mapping in the learning domain for mature, employed part-time learners.
- Student Pathways and Mentoring Service
- The NIIMLE project offers a pilot range of web based services to students in every FE and HE institution in Northern Ireland. Students can access data relating to their current course, run a pathways search for future study and discuss courses with a class tutor online. They can also view their personal record (including transcript) and use the PDP service to reflect on and update their current skills and competencies.
- Mature students and mature tutors
- The problems and positives of embedding e-learning in a Foundation Degree.