MSc BOE dissertation (online PBL within Academic Practice)

Edinburgh Napier University

PBL trial

find participants (lecturers, academic developers)

May 2010 - 15 September 2010

joining space and familiarisation with technology

6 September 2010 - 12 September 2010

Task 1: technology, socialisation, forming groups

13 September 2010 - 26 September 2010

online helpline

15 September 2010 - 30 November 2010

online group diary/blog

15 September 2010 - 30 November 2010

Task 2: problem solving

27 September 2010 - 24 October 2010

Facilitator tasks: sharing PBL scenario, peer assessment criteria with groups

27 September 2010

Task 3: present solution to other group, peer evaluation

25 October 2010 - 7 November 2010

report

proposal

1 April 2010 - 10 May 2010

my reflective diary

June 2010 - 30 November 2010

literature review PBL, PBL online, academic development, PgCert

June 2010 - September 2010

report writing

1 June 2010 - 30 November 2010

submit initial report

1 September 2010

submit draft

25 November 2010

prepare for submission

1 December 2010 - 15 December 2010

data collection points

discussion with Academic Developers

1 September 2010

initial questionnaire

15 September 2010 - 25 September 2010

skype meeting: the project so far

15 October 2010

final questionnaire

8 November 2010 - 14 November 2010

online space

investigate available tools, decide which ones to use

April 2010 - JUne 2010

build project space

JUne 2010 - 10 September 2010

prepare guides, instructions etc.

July 2010 - Sep 2010

manage, monitor space

15 September 2010 - 30 November 2010