Tag Archives: WELL

Distilling project learning and realising benefits

This project has a wide remit; consider the scope of the model as presented through the concept map in  previous post. In realising the benefits of the project, we have proposed a project which evaluates and aides an institution’s current progress in embedding lifelong learning and workforce development (LLLWFD) programmes and in providing them with [...]

Survey of learners’ experiences with technology

Flexible learning questionnaire – WELL project
Carried out with learners of Certificate in Reablement Support and MA Integrated Emergency Management (pilot programmes for the WELL project)

This questionnaire (WELL-project-small-student-survey) was designed to help us understand more about the learners’:

familiarity with technologies for learning (Questions 1, 3, 4, 5),
level of comfort in using technologies for learning, (Questions 2, [...]

Project impact and stakeholder engagement

The WELL project evaluation workshops on 3rd Novemer 2009 showed that WBL arena can be quite a tough nut for HE to crack. The workshops thrashed out some of the key issues in relation to
“success” for all stakeholders and what constitutes a “successful” WBL project; and
developing a stakeholder engagement strategy for WBL projects.
Notes made at [...]

Project presentation

Informal meeting at Middlesex

On Wednesday 16th December I travelled down to Middlesex University to find out more about their WBL provisions, and particularly how an institution can ‘roll out’ a model of WBL once it has been piloted as part of a project.
I was subject to the wonderful hospitality of Dr. George Dafoulas (MUSKET project), Dr. Barbara Workman [...]

Learner Survey

As part of the JISC WELL project, we are conducting research into the views of the students on the two pilot programmes, Cert. in Reablement Support and MA Integrated Emergency Management. A questionnaire carried out helps us to understand more about students’:

familiarity with technologies for learning (Questions 1, 3, 4, 5),
level of comfort in using [...]


The WELL project has adopted an ongoing approach to evaluation, using a reflective approach that is designed to secure continuous improvement. The process will have a stong emphasis on evaluating the project against its objectives, its operations and its impact on the institution, sector, employers, students and other stakeholders. The WBL arena can be quite [...]

APEL Assembly

JISC funded projects favour a collaborative approach, where cross-fertilisation of ideas and sharing of good practice can lead to innovation. Assemblies are one such example of such collaboration. On 8th October we hosted an assembly at the University of Bradford (co-organised by TELSTAR) on the subject of APEL (accredited prior and experiential learning) and how [...]

How Flexible is Our Teaching?

This survey was offered to teaching staff between July-November 2009. At the time of writing this (August 2009), the survey received 31 respondents, and results will be incorporated into the next version of the Baseline Survey.
Significant results are summarised as follows:

97% of respondents stated they use Blackboard for various purposes including discussions, course notes, formative [...]

Draft concept map of model Version 1.2

Draft Model for WELL Project V1.2

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