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|(1) Evidence my work as a Learning Technologies Adviser to prepare for promotion opportunities||Register for and then complete my CMALT accreditation for submission. CMALT stands for Certified Member of Association for Learning Technology. The Association for Learning Technology (ALT) is the professional body for my field. There is overlap with D2 (link to document mapping to UKPSF). Resume involvement in professional organisations and user groups such as UCISA, Jisc, Blackboard User Groups and special interest groups (SIGs).||Watch the CMALT webinar recording. - Done Create ePortfolio for CMALT and establish where gaps remain in professional evidence. There may be areas where more work is required. - Done Research groups and SIGS. - Done||Pass CMALT. - Pending assessment. The ePortfolio itself should be well designed and demonstrate my commitment to accessible practice. - Done Join a group based on my research interests, e.g. accessibility, Open Educational Resources (OER). - Done||This is a significant piece of work. Submission in August 2021. [Revised - submitting this in May 2021 and have adjusted timeline for aim (2) to allow for this]. May 2021. Impacted by COVID-19. - Done|
March 2021 deadline for the blog post [postponed until November 2021]. Request feedback from Jill Shacklock, a colleague in IS who also oversees accessibility.
|(3) Gain a better understanding of how students learn in different teaching contexts, specifically in online learning contexts||K3 (from AdvanceHE guidance: "How students learn, both generally and within their subject/ disciplinary area(s)") is an area that I need to work on based on the Mapping Matrix. Learning and Memory: Understandings from Educational Neuroscience - two-week course. Source contemporary educational and psychology literature/resources on this topic.||Complete course from Central Queensland University Australia on FutureLearn MOOC platform. Locate library resources, online resources and find webinars to attend such as those run by AdvanceHE.||Reflect on my own practice and how I can improve my delivery and the advice that I provide to academic staff based on increasing my knowledge of contemporary theories.||Certificate of completion in October 2020. July 2021 to allow me to attend the university's annual conference and select attendance options based on this area of focus.|