The eLearning team at the School of Art, Media and Education (SAME) supports the key objectives of the teaching and learning strategic plan for the newly created school, as well as help to achieve, with their creativeness and innovative pedagogic developments, the school's local and the business plans.
The e-learning team main objective is to "continue the development of flexible and innovative approaches to teaching and learning, ensuring that the potential of the technology assisted learning – TAL- supports students and staff both on and off campus is fully exploited, including all modules supported with some form of eLearning infrastructure with regard to information, teaching, learning and assessment". (SAME eLearning Plan 2007-2010 – Revisited / Draft)
The learning team includes two full-time members of staff (Team leader and an ICT coordinator-VLE support staff). Team members are also active lecturers and researchers in the area, and play key roles and leadership in other work groups and committees within the school and across the university.
The School also has an active multidisciplinary e-Team committee (members are part of the three school's subject groups: Education Art and Design and Cultural Studies), with 12 members that meet regularly. The School's e-Team explores, discusses, supports and advises the School's technology assisted learning (TAL) and research development and innovations.
What do we do
The main role of the SAME e-Team is to assist the school staff and students in research, development, delivery and effective use of eLearning and blended learning resources.
- advise on eLearning and Blended Learning pedagogics;
- advise on suitable eLearning and Blended Learning delivery methods and strategies;
- advise and support on creation, development and maintenance of pedagogically sound VLE modules and courses;
- advise of new trends in technology-based social tools
- advise and support for audio and video production and conversion;
- advise on accessibility and usability of online resources
- advise on online copyright issues
- provide one-to-one or group training/workshops
Information systems and technology at University of Bolton
University of Bolton's library e-resources|
Institute of Educational Cybernetics |at University of Bolton
Cetis | University of Bolton Based
Bolton IT Help Guides| - MS Office and other popular software help guides.
Jisc| :Mainly through its e-learning programme|, JISC funds a range of programmes, services and activities that promote and support the use of e-learning.
Centre for Advanced Learning Technologies |(CALT)
If you wish to arrange a meeting to discuss your eLearning / blended learning requirements or have any queries regarding technology assisted teaching and learning, email any member of the team:
Dr. Maria A Rodriguez-Yborra