ALT webinar: Show me the evidence

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The Jisc HEPI paper gave several recommendations, including ‘The UK HE should develop an evidence and knowledge base on what works in TEL to help universities, faculties and course teams make informed decisions, plus mechanisms to share and discuss practice’.  Yet a recent ALT Jiscmail discussion highlighted several of these reasons for why this recommendation presents a wicked challenge:

  • Traditional research model is too slow, so more variables
  • Commercially sensitive and not for publication
  • TEL pilots often small samples and don’t scale to enterprise
  • Evidence can’t be  ‘transferred’ into different contexts /students
  • Focussed more on particular technologies than the learning
  • Pedagogical (& thus TEL/Education Technology) research being undervalued by the REF
  • Practitioners don’t always mean what they say when they ask for evidence

Join our webinar to discuss further why staff are asking for a TEL evidence base, what the barriers are and how this could be developed. The webinar will be led by ALT Trustee James Clay. It is free to attend and open to all. 

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27 Apr 2017 1:00 PM   to   2:00 PM
United Kingdom