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									Overview of Ultranet
       Functionality
             Term 1, 2010
Vision

 What is the Ultranet?
  The Ultranet is a student centered electronic learning environment
    that supports high quality learning and teaching, connects
       students, teachers and parents and enables efficient
                          knowledge transfer.

   It will establish a schools environment for the future that improves
                  the educational outcomes of all Victorians.

   The Ultranet will be delivered to all Victorian government schools
                        by the end of Term 3, 2010.




                                            Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
 Vision
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The Ultranet will deliver… greater customised for & & delivery
                           to collaborate progress across learning
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                                        Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Context
               Ultranet – A tool for school improvement
 The Ultranet will support school improvement by strengthening:
    • Student Learning
          •   Personalised curriculum
          •   Student self evaluation and reflection
          •   Ongoing achievement records
          •   Access to digital resources
    • Student Pathways and Transitions
          • Continuous student records
          • Learning portfolios
          • Improved pathways advice
    • Student Engagement and Wellbeing
          • Contemporary learning space - connecting students to learning anywhere,
            anytime
          • Engaging and collaborative Web 2.0 tools
          • A safe online space
          • Online tracking of attendance

                                                       Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Ultranet Functionality Overview




                                  Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Release 1 Functionality




              Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for teachers and students


                                                      Home Page (Release 1)
                                                  Personalised home page
                                                  Default applications include:
                                                     • My Places
                                                     • Notices (from multiple
                Applications                           spaces)
    Blog, Wiki, Calendars, Image Gallery, My      Can customise to suit needs –
   Bookmarks, Google Maps, My Communities,        select own applications. All
        Polls, Notices, RSS, QuickNote            applications are available
                                                  throughout the portal spaces.




                                               Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for teachers    eXpress Spaces (Release 1)
                         Teacher’s personal space
                         a place for reflection, sharing,
                         creating, learning…..
                         Two spaces appear by default:
                          • Home Page (eXpress)
                          • Professional Portfolio
                         All spaces can be fully
                         customised.




                          ‘My Personal Space’


                         Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
                                            eXpress Spaces (Release 1)
Ultranet for students
                                            Student’s personal space
                                            a place for reflection, sharing,
                                            creating, learning…
                                            Five spaces appear by default:

                                               • Home Page (eXpress)
                                               • Learning Portfolio
                                               • Learning Goals
                                            All spaces can be fully
                         Learner Profile    customised.




                                            ‘My Personal Space’

                                           Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
                          Collaborative Learning
Ultranet for teachers     (Release 1)
                          Teachers use these spaces to set up
                          collaborative learning activities for
                          students within their class, across
                          classes or across government schools.

                          Can add applications and pages
                          Provides access to:
                            • Web 2.0 Tools
                                • Blogs
                                • Wikis
                                • Discussion Forums
                            • Polls
                            • Community Chat
                            • Video & Audio Conferencing


                         ‘A Space for Student
                         Collaboration and Learning’
Functionality Overview
                               Design Spaces (Release 1)
Ultranet for teachers
                               A space for teachers for:
                               • Professional collaboration
                                 and learning
                               • Collaborative curriculum
                                 planning/design
                               • Collegiate support
                               Can add applications and pages
                               Provide access to:
                               • Web 2.0 tools
                                  • Blogs
                                  • Wikis
                                  • Discussion Forums
                               • Polls
                               • Community chat



                         ‘A Space for Professional
                         Collaboration and Learning’
                              Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for teachers and students      Communities (Release 1)
                                        Social collaboration spaces
                                        Spaces for
                                        • school committees eg school
                                          council
                                        • home/class group
                                        • school communities (e.g.
                                          sporting teams)




                                     ‘A Space for My
                                     School’s Communities’

                                     Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for teachers and students


                                       Content (Release 1)
                                       Content storage and search

                                       • Can search for content and
                                         embed it in learning activities.
                                       • Available content:
                                           • School Content
                                           • System Content (FUSE)
                                              eg Connect, Digital learning
                                              resources (DigiLearn),
                                              DEECD website resources
                                              and quality assured
                                              curriculum resources



                                     Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for teachers and students




                                         Email (Release 1)
                                         Teachers will link to Edumail
                                         Students will have:
                                         • Email
                                         • Personal Calendar
                                         • Contacts




                                     Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Release 2 Functionality




              Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet supports high quality teaching & learning



                                  Student
                         Assess
                                    Data




                         Teach     Plan




                                     Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for teachers – Release 2

                                       Learner Profile (Release 2)
                                       Personalised, readily
                                       accessible and up-to-date
                                       information on every
                                       student you teach
                                       (even if at another school)
                                       For example, information on
                                           • Progress
                                           • Attendance
                                           • Timetable
                                           • Learning tasks
                                           • Student reports
                                       Plus information about other
                                       teachers classes and
                                       timetable.

                                    Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
                          Learning Tasks (Release 2)
Ultranet for teachers
                          A comprehensive tool which
                          enables teachers to plan, deliver
                          and assess learning activities.
                          The tool will support planning
                          for individuals, classes and/or
                          cohorts.
                          The tool will support planning
                          and curriculum delivery within
                          and across schools.
                          It enables teachers to:
                             • Use data to inform planning
                             • Link learning directly to VELS
                               or other frameworks
                             • Embed digital resources
                             • Design assessment tasks
                             • Allocate learning tasks
                             • Assess against standards
                             • Provide feedback
                         Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for parents




                               Home (Release 2)
                               Parents can navigate to
                               find information about
                               each of their children
                                 • Notices
                                 • All students in the
                                   family




                         Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for parents


                             Learner Profile (Release 2)
                             Personalised information on
                             each child
                             • Progress
                             • Attendance
                             • Timetable
                             • Learning tasks
                             • Student reports
                             • At home tasks




                         Ultranet: A tool for school improvement
Functionality Overview
Ultranet for parents




                             Communities (Release 2)
                             Parents have access to
                             social collaboration tools
                             Spaces for:
                                 • School communities




                         Ultranet: A tool for school improvement

								
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