ocTEL Experiences & Outcomes Questionnaire

This questionnaire looks at the experience and outcomes of those registered to take part in ocTEL (Open Course in Technology Enhanced Learning http://octel.alt.ac.uk). This is part of a wider evaluation of ocTEL. The purpose of the evaluation is to provide feedback to the ocTEL team, review the extent that intended outcomes have been achieved, and help to inform any future deliveries of ocTEL.

This questionnaire should take around 10 minutes to complete.

All data gathered will be held in accordance with the 1998 Data Protection Act and the ALT Privacy Policy at http://www.alt.ac.uk/privacy-policy . All data will remain confidential, comments will be anonymised and individual respondents will not be identifiable in resulting reports, unless you indicate otherwise. Findings will be reported to ALT for the purposes of improving ocTEL now and for informing any future cohorts as well as reporting summary findings to the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education. Findings may also be disseminated via blog posts, presentations, journals or conference papers.

If you have questions or concerns about this study please contact Dr Rachel Harris, ocTEL Evaluator (rachel@inspire-research.co.uk) or Maren Deepwell, Chief Executive of ALT (maren.deepwell@alt.ac.uk).

By completing this questionnaire, it is inferred that you consent to your data being used as described above.

    About you and your expectations

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    Network with peers.
    Experience a MOOC.
    Use social media to support your learning.
    Learn about a particular TEL topic.
    Answer your 'big question'.
    Please enter one response per row

    ocTEL Content & Design

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    Week 1: TEL concepts and approaches
    Week 2: Understanding learners’ needs
    Week 3: Active Learning
    Week 4: Producing engaging & effective learning materials
    Week 5: Platforms and technologies
    Please enter one response per row
    Week 6: Providing timely, effective assessment & feedback
    Week 7: Supporting learners with tutor & peer communications
    Week 8: Enhancement strategies
    Week 9: Keeping things on track and cheating Murphy’s Law
    Week 10: Evaluating TEL and farewell
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    Participants felt safe.
    Participants were supported to take risks.
    Participants were encouraged to have fun.
    Participants with a range of prior TEL experience were accommodated.
    Please enter one response per row

    Your participation in ocTEL

    Read course materials.
    Joined the webinars.
    Carried out the activities.
    Shared my thoughts on the forums or jiscmail list.
    Shared my thoughts on my blog.
    Commented on other learners' contributions.
    Read the ocTEL newsletter.
    Please enter one response per row
    Tutor support.
    Peer support.
    Time available.
    Prior experience of learning in MOOCs.
    Being a self-directed learner.
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    The impact of ocTEL on your working practice

    Understanding of & ability to use technology to enhance learning.
    Ability to solve problems related to making use of technology to enhance learning.
    Ability to use social media tools for your own learning.
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    Overall

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