Regional Forum event on Work Based Learning - 30th Jan 2009, Durham

Work based learning: Can Technology Help?

Date: Friday 30th Jan, 2009. 9:30 - 13:30
Venue: Dowrick Suite, Trevellyan College, Durham

This will be a participative event focusing on the educational and support applications of using technologies to support WBL; both in the context of employees studying in the workplace and students learning on placements/in practice.

There is no charge for attendance.

PROGRAMME (and presentations)

Welcome and Introduction

Summary of the EPICS-2 project
Simon Cotterill, Paul Horner, Newcastle University

Supporting Work Based Learning; perspectives from Northumbria University
Sue Bennett, WBL Development Officer, Northumbria University

Technology to enhance WBL: Where we are and where we might be going?
Chris Turnock, Northumbria University

Tea/coffee

Where Do I start?: work-based learners' first experiences of online reflective journals.
Andrew Robson; Phil Robinson, Gateshead College & JISC COMPORT project


Over to you Discussions around WBL and role of technology, your experiences and aspirations
(Facilitators: Jamie Thompson, Simon Cotterill)

Roundup + Lunch

related Links

JISC COMPORT Project (Comparative Study of ePortfolio implementation in WBL)


Northumbra University -Work-related Learning Services


Making Practice-Based Learning Work (includes lots of resources)


CETL4HealthNE PracticeBased Approaches to Learning





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