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					  Beverly Leeds

E-Evolve an FDTL5 project
                   Outline
•   Introduction to E-Evolve Project
•   E-Evolve Model
•   E-Evolve Materials design
•   Re-using Materials
•   Case Stories
•   Locating Materials
•   Using Materials
          Who is E-Evolve?

A consortium partnership between four
  institutions
               What is E-Evolve?
  An Enhancing Employability Project that aims
 to improve graduate-level employability for
 business and management graduates
by
     – developing a model and learning resources
     – supporting enquiry based learning
     – supporting students in virtual learning
       environments
                E-Evolve Model
             Focuses on Capability
• Stephenson (1998) argues that capable people have confidence in
  their ability to
    –   take effective and appropriate action
    –   explain what they are seeking to achieve
    –   live and work effectively with others
    –   continue to learn from their experience...


• Capable students know about their subject discipline but also
    – have the confidence to apply their knowledge
    – have skills within varied and changing situations
    – continue to develop their specialist knowledge and skill...
     E-Evolve model of learning
             - process
                           Content
                         empty vessel    Teacher is expert
                                         Learner is recipient
                                         Knowledge is given




           Process                           Learner
        learning cycle                   learning styles
Teacher is facilitator                  Teacher is guide
Learner is participant                  Learner is central
Knowledge is experienced                Knowledge is discovered
                                                           Doel et al, 2002
    Capability and the E-Evolve
        Curriculum Map

• Employers, their agencies, academics
  and others have provided e-evolve with
  themes for a curriculum map.
                                  Curriculum Map - Themes


                          Consultancy &
                             Project                              Professional
                          Management                                                               Business
                                                                  Development
                                                                                                 Communication


                                      Commercial Awareness


                                                                          Ethical, Social &
                                                                              Cultural
My Portfolio                                                                Awareness



           Creativity & Problem
                   Solving
                                                  Work Related Learning
                                                        (WRL)




                                                                                  Leadership &
                                                                                  Management
    Other Key Skills


                                              Career Management
                                                                                                         -
Materials Developed for
    Employability
Themes
   •Project Management and Consultancy
   •Creativity and Problem Solving
   •Professional Development including
   entrepreneurial skills
   •Leadership and Management
   •Business Communication
   •Ethical, Cultural and Social Awareness
   •Commercial Awareness
   •Career Management
   •Other Key Skills

Topics within each theme

Packaged as learning activities
Unpackaged as raw resources
     E-Evolve Deliverables

• Packaged Learning Activities on topics
  within key themes
• Case Stories about real organisations
• Re-Useable Raw Materials that can be
  repackaged
              All are Learning Objects
e-evolve materials
              Case Stories

•   Issues and problems
•   Based on real organisations
•   Mainly SMEs
•   Reusable
•   Accessible
•   Supported by audio, video, text,
    pictures, graphics, animation etc
    VLE / E-Evolve Interaction
  Study Net
  Herts              Curriculum Map


 WebCT
                                Learning Activity
 UCLan
                                Learning Objects


    WOLF                                            Metadata
Wolverhampton

                 Case Stories
  Blackboard
     Derby
                                  Re-Usable Material
                                   Learning Objects

 Other
 VLEs

                  www.employability.org.uk
          Locating Materials
• Website www.employability.org.uk
  – Based on informed curriculum map
  – Contains learning activities, case stories and
    raw materials
         Further Information

• Email: EvolveProject@uclan.ac.uk

• Project website:
  – http://www.uclan.ac.uk/evolve
• Materials website
  – http://www.employability.org.uk

				
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