Simon Webster School of Further and Secondary Education University of Plymouth
Project rationale Ubiquitous use of ICT PDP development Pebble. Pad evaluation Electronic submission Project
What is Pebble. Pad
The University approach to Pebble. Pad • http: //plymouth. ac. uk/
Project approaches to Pebble. Pad Tutor lead • Formative assessment • ICT skill enhancement • Surveillance Student lead • Meeting course requirements efficiently • ICT skill enhancement • Preparation for future professional practice Collaborative • Community of practice • Constuctivist approach • Social networking • Triadic assessment
CV Minimum core tracking Practice hours log Mentor reports IDP Professional Standards Mentor meeting log Eportfolio Reflective blogs
Professional standards http: //www. lluk. org/2986. htm
EK 1. 3 Ways to develop, EP 1. 3 Develop, establish and promote peer- and self-assessment as a tool for learning and progression.
tagging • http: //www. wordle. net/show/wrdl/2065633/Tag • http: //www. visualthesaurus. com/landing/? ad=ddc. large&utm_medium=large&utm_campaign=VT&utm_source=ddc&word =tag&lang=en
Further issues arising from the research • • Unfamiliar interface Computing access Integrated approach across the partnership Where next?
Its not windows! http: //wordperhect. net/
Computing access • Trainees were able to effectively access Pebble. Pad from campus computer suites and their homes • Most teaching rooms are not equipped with computers for students to use • Only some (20%) students brought laptops or netbooks with them to class
References Bateman, S. ; Brooks, C. ; & Mc. Calla, G. (2006) ‘Collaborative tagging approaches for ontological metadata in adaptive e-learning systems’ available at http: //citeseerx. ist. psu. edu/viewdoc/download? doi=10. 1. 1. 61. 8032&rep=rep 1&type=pdf Berendt, B. & Hanser, C. (2009) ‘Tags are not metadata, but “just more content” – to some people’ available at http: //citeseerx. ist. psu. edu/viewdoc/download? doi=10. 1. 1. 70. 9086&rep=rep 1&type=pdf Hunter, J. ; Khan, I. ; & Gerber, A. (2008) ‘Harv. ANA – Harvesting Community Tags to Enrich Collection Metadata’ available at http: //www. itee. uq. edu. au/~agerber/papers/JCDL 2008. pdf Kay, R. & Knaack, L. (2005) ‘A Case for Ubiquitous, Integrated Computing in Teacher Education’ Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 14, No. 3, 2005 pp 391 -412 Lucas, N. (2002) ‘The introduction of national standards and compulsory teacher education for further education college teachers in England: issues and challenges’ Teacher Development Vol. 6, No. 3, 2002 Mathes, A. (2004) ‘Folksonomies – Cooperative classification and communication through shared metadata’ available at http: //www. adammathes. com/academic/computer-mediated-communication/folksonomies. html Nasta, T. (2007) ‘Translating national standards into practice for the initial training of Further Education (FE) teachers in England’ Research in Post-Compulsory Education Vol. 12, No. 1, March 2007, pp. 1– 17 Takahashi, T. & Pollard, J. (2000) ‘Word Perhect’ available at http: //wordperhect. net/frame. html Tolley, R. (2008) ‘The prime directives for an e-portfolio’ available at http: //www. maximise-ict. co. uk/Prime%20 Directives-2. pdf Wikipedia ‘Tag (meta data)’ available at http: //en. wikipedia. org/wiki/Tag_%28 metadata%29
Picture references Slide 1 Slide 2 Slide 4 Slide 11 Slide 13 http: //www. plymouth. ac. uk/pages/view. asp? page=29636 http: //www. synchrocity. co. uk/images/Event. Images/Graduation_Hat_Toss. jpg https: //wiki. unisa. edu. au/download/attachments/1441840/pebblepad. jpg Product of a long, dark evening! Screen grab from http: //wordperhect. net/