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A sustainable future for DIAL and a new ‘Digital Life’

I met with Shan Wareing (DIAL director) and Steve Howells‎ (Digital Life programme manager) today and we discussed the new UAL ‘Digital Life Programme’ download brief , a new institutional led digital programme/strategy (more details follow soon). I first met with Steve … Continue reading

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DIAL WORK PACKAGE

DIAL WORK PACKAGE- (DIAL-workpackage-nov-12 – DOWNLOAD) ­ Project start date: Nov 2011 Project completion date: Nov 2013 Duration: <24> months

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Sustainability Plans

Project Outputs Why Sustainable Scenarios for Taking Forward Issues to Address Communities of practice New ways of UAL communication and resource development Embed into future policy and UAL web environments UAL use of Web 2:0 technology Defined new institutional terms, … Continue reading

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Evaluation Plan

Timing Factor to Evaluate Questions to Address Method(s) Measure of Success Throughout (formative) Final 3 months (summative) Approach taken Successes and limitations, lessons learned Iterative reflection in project reports and on blog Critical friend feedback Achievements against objectives Early baselining … Continue reading

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Project Management

The Project will be managed by a part-time Project Manager, Chris Follows, who will report to a Project Board, and be line-managed by Dr Shân Wareing Dean of Learning and Teaching Development, PM and PD to meet forthrightly for first … Continue reading

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Standards

DIALwill us existing UAL support for publishing of OER resources and case studies using inhouse repositories and web site policies and procedures. Name of standard or specification Version Notes In house systems http://alto.arts.ac.uk/filestore/help.html – manuals

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Technical Development

There is no technical development directly involved in this project although the project will make best use of existing in house Word Press blog or Drupal software and \or develop institutional development as small agile project pilots, aligning with existing … Continue reading

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Risk Analysis

Risk Description Probability (P) 1 – 5 (1 = low 5 = high) Severity (S) 1 – 5 (1 = low 5 = high) Risk Score (PxS) Detail of action to be taken (mitigation / reduction / transfer / acceptance) … Continue reading

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Assumptions

Project Project management will 0:5 for first year to be reviewed second year Project groups will be sustainable in the second year or without funded support Colleges will supply the correct equipment to deliver support for use when needed Key … Continue reading

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Constraints

Constraints Action Means to develop and produce an online DIAL network infrastructure Use existing OER content sharing platforms ALTO, myblog.arts and process.arts. Embed DIAl in UAL web environment development and Website Re-Development Insufficient digital equipment Identify the problem to UAL … Continue reading

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Related Projects

UK OER 3 – ALTO UK DL progression from schools – JISC OER3 Project: Digital Futures in Teacher Education Open University (SCORE) www.dev.digitalscholarship.ac.uk (Development site) Skill set http://www.skillset.org/ (contact to be made) Sarah Coffils, Dial Project collaboration contact via twitter … Continue reading

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Stakeholder Analysis

Stakeholder Interest / stake Importance (H/M/L) Academic Staff Course case studies; flexible learning implementation and curriculum change Implement and explore new flexible learning approaches to staff development. Self identified group leaders or actively engaged group participants. Engaged and/or observe on … Continue reading

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Anticipated Impact

Impact Area Anticipated Impact Description Staff development HR/learn IT New blended approaches implemented Flexible learning Support the integration of UAL flexible learning initiatives Support institutional strategies DIAL aligned key project themes which support existing institutional strategies Information Architecture/Content Review Project … Continue reading

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Overall Approach

Strategy and/or methodology and how the work will be structured Set up Introduce the DIAL project across the six colleges, meet with key people and establish physical personal presence/connection and working space/hot desk in each college. Create a DIAL identity … Continue reading

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Anticipated Outputs and Outcomes

Anticipated Outputs and Outcomes Output / Outcome Type Brief Description Project Plan Plan Baseline Report Report Baseline Surveys Student and staff surveys Focus groups Open Education at the UAL A focus and discussion group Personal case studies/learning journeys Taken from … Continue reading

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Objectives

Lead and support wider collaborative ‘institutional’ objectives: (in collaboration with the new Digital Life programme and all involved projects) Debate and define UALs institutional understanding of terms associated with ‘Digital literacies’ within all aspects creative practice, including media literacies, information … Continue reading

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Project Overview

1.   Project Overview 1.1  Project Summary The DIAL project (Digital Integration into Arts Learning) a two year JISC funded digital literacies (DL) project at University of the arts London (UAL). The DIAL project aims to improve graduate employability and bring … Continue reading

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