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PBPL Resources

PBPL Resources Cable, C. Goodliff, G. and Miller, L.

This section allows you to browse PBPL resources. These include not only items produced by PBPL but also other items which we think may be of interest to the Higher Education teaching community.

All PBPL resources

'Delicious' videos

These videos provide guidance for using the social bookmarking tool 'Delicious'

A note on 'Ways of knowing'

About 'Ways of knowing'

Adams (2007) How Technology can Enable or Inhibit Work-Based Learning in a Clinical Setting

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Adams and Hill (2007) Practitioner Inquiry and Academic Work-Based Learning

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Appendix 2 of the Prepared for practice project final report. Online survey questionnaire

Appendix 2 of the Prepared for practice project final report. Online survey questionnaire

Appendix 3 of the Prepared for practice final report. Interview questions

Appendix 3 of the Prepared for practice final report. Interview questions

Armstrong (2006) Blending formal and informal approaches to management learning

A paper for the symposium on 'Developing managers not academics: towards a pedagogy of practice', Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, USA, August 2006

Aten and Nardon (2006) From management trainer to management educator: challenges and lessons learned

A paper for the symposium on 'Developing managers not academics: towards a pedagogy of practice', Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, USA, August 2

Benjamin, C. (2008) Working with young people. Final project report. PBPL paper 19

This is the final report of the PBPL funded project 'Developing an understanding of the professional formation of practitioners working with young people: an analysis of different accounts of practice within an open learning environment

Benjamin, C. and Harrison, R. (2007) Across the great divide (moving between theory and practice in Foundation Degree study)

Benjamin, C and Harrison R, (2007) Across the great divide (moving between theory and practice in Foundation Degree study)

Benjamin, C. and Harrison, R. (2007) Across the great divide. PowerPoint presentation

Benjamin, C. and Harrison, R. (2007) Across the great divide. PowerPoint presentation

Benjamin, C. and Harrison, R. (2009) Pedagogy and Identity in Foundation Degree Study (Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Benjamin, C. and Harrison, R. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Blake, C., and Adams, A., (2010) Mobile clinical learning. Final report. PBPL paper 67

Final project report

Brigham, L and Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Paper 16

Brigham, L and Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Paper 16

Brigham, L. and Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. PowerPoint presentation

An introduction to the 'Riding the waves' project

Brigham, L. and Smith, A. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Brigham, L. and Smith, A. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Brigham, L. Smith, A. (2008) Riding the waves. Final project report. PBPL paper 24

This is the final report of the PBPL funded 'Riding the waves' project

Brunwin, J. and Parr, S. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Brunwin, J. and Parr, S. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Brunwin, J. and Parr, S. (2009) Working with employers. PowerPoint presentation

Slides of a presentation made by Jan Brunwin at the PBPL Fellows event held on 28th January 2009

Buchanan I, (2007) Programme tutor role discussion paper

This report draws together evidence collected in the PBPL project Work Based Learning - Student Support, and presents the project conclusions.

Bunnel P, Ettles S, Jones J (2009) Critical Engagement_ What is it and how to develop it within OUBS students_ An AL guide

Bunnel P, Ettles S, Jones J (2009) Critical Engagement_ What is it and how to develop it within OUBS students_ An AL guide

Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance Subject Centre

Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Business, Management, Accountancy and Finance

Cable C, Goodliff G, Miller L (2007) Impact of studying PBPL courses on practice project summary

This project focussed on exploring the perceptions of the impact of studying PBPL courses on practice.

Cable, C. Goodliff, G. and Miller, L. (2009) Supporting students developing a questioning approach. Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. Presentation

Cable, C. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Cable, C. and Goodliff, G (2007) Open CETL conference presentation: Work-based learning and transitions in professional identity

Cable, C. and Goodliff, G (2007) Open CETL conference presentation: Work-based learning and transitions in professional identity

Cable, C. Goodliff, G. and Miller, L. (2009) Developing a questioning approach: the experiences of some students following a Foundation Degree in Early Years at the Open University. SCEPTrE event PowerPoint presentation

This presentation was made at the 'Learning for a Complex World: Learning to be a professional through a Life-wide Curriculum' event hosted by SCEPTrE CETL at Surrey University on 31st March and 1st April 2009

Cable, C., Drury, R. (2009) A day in the life of a bilingual practitioner; ways of mediating knowledge. PowerPoint presentation

Cable, C., Drury, R. (2009) A day in the life of a bilingual practitioner; ways of mediating knowledge. PowerPoint presentation

Cable, C., Drury, R. and Robertson, L. (2009) A day in the life of a bilingual practitioner. Final project report. PBPL paper 43

Cable, C., Drury, R. and Robertson, L. (2009) A day in the life of a bilingual practitioner. Final project report. PBPL paper 43

Cameron, S. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Cameron, S. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Cameron, S. (2009) Critical engagement in the MBA. Final project report. PBPL paper 29

Cameron, S. (2009) Critical engagement in the MBA. Final project report. PBPL paper 29

Centre for Exellence in Work-Based Learning for Education Professionals

A Centre for Excellence at the Institute of Education

Centre for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research, University of Helsinki

Centre for Activity Theory and Developmental Work Research is a research unit at the University of Helsinki in Finland. The Unit conducts research in work, technology and organisations going through transformations

Centre for Excellence in Developing Professionalism

Based in the School of Medical Education at the University of Liverpool, this is a HEFCE funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Centre for Excellence in Embedding, Enhancing and Integrating Employability (e3i CETL)

A HEFCE funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning based at Sheffield Hallam University

Centre for Excellence in Leadership and Professional Learning

A HEFCE funded Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Centre for Excellence in Professional Learning from the Workplace (CEPLW)

Based at the University of Westminster, this CETL focuses on professional learning, in from and through work and workplaces

Centre for Excellence in Professional Placement Learning (CEPPL)

The CEPPL has as its mission the enhancement of placement or practice learning to the benefit of students, educators and service users

Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning in Mental Health and Social Work

The CETL in Mental Health and Social work is made up of the Mental Health and Social Work Academic Group of the School of Health and Social Sciences at Middlesex University

Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning through Design

This CETL is a partnership between the University of Brighton, the Royal College of Art, the Royal Institute of British Architects and the Victoria and Albert Museum. The aim of the Centre is to enhance learning and teaching in design through research that brings together resources and expertise from Higher Education and collections-based partners

Centre for Excellence in Work Based Learning (CEWBL)

A Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Middlesex University

Centre of Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH)

Promoting excellence and innovation in the delivery of good interdisciplinary mental health teaching and learning

CETL poster templates

A selection of templates for designing CETL posters for conferences, workshops, display, etc.

CETL presentation templates

A selection of templates for designing CETL presentations

Charles Sturt University

PBPL has developed links with the Education for Practice Institute, Charles Sturt University Australia

CILASS: Centre for Inquiry-based Learning in the Arts and Social Sciences

CILASS is a Centre of Excellence in Teaching and Learning awarded by HEFCE in recognition of existing excellence in IBL in the Faculities of Arts, Social Sciences and Law.

Clarke A (2007) Supporting students in building their e-portfolios on course H808

This project looked at ways in which to support students with limited technical skills to develop e-portfolios that demonstrate their compentency as e-learning professionals.

CLUSTERS project final report

CLUSTERS project final report

Comitti K. (2009) Exploring external employer related relationships to deliver the Early Years programme of courses and awards. Final project report. PBPL paper 44

Comitti K. (2009) Exploring external employer related relationships to deliver the Early Years programme of courses and awards. Final project report. PBPL paper 44

Cooper B, (2007) OU and UNISON Learning Partnership Route to social work degree qualification project summary

A summary of the OU and UNISON Learning Partnership Route to social work degree qualification project

Cooper B, Pickering M (2008) Dialogues in Widening Participation. Transformative Dialogues: Teaching and Learning Journal, Vol 1, Issue 3

Transitions to professional qualification and the importance of self-directed learning

Cooper, B. (2009) PowerPoint presentation at JSWEC Conference July 2009

Cooper, B. (2009) PowerPoint presentation at JSWEC Conference July 2009

Cooper, B. and Pickering, M (2008). Fellows Event PowerPoint presentation on PIVOT project

Cooper, B. and Pickering, M (2008). Fellows Event PowerPoint presentation on PIVOT project

Cooper, B. and Pickering, M. _2009_ PIVOT. Final project report. PBPL paper 25

Cooper, B. and Pickering, M. _2009_ PIVOT. Final project report. PBPL paper 25

Cooper, B., and Davis, R. (2009) Prepared for practice? Learner transitions into qualified social work practice. 4th Open CETL Conference PowerPoint presentation

Cooper, B., and Davis, R. (2009) Prepared for practice? Learner transitions into qualified social work practice. 4th Open CETL Conference PowerPoint presentation

Creative Learning in Practice Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CLIP CETL)

The CLIP CETL was established in 2005 as a recognition of the excellent teaching and learning undertaken at both Chelsea College of Art and Design and London College of Fashion

David B (2008) Presentation: Assessment, experience and reflection

Slides from the presentation made by Professor David Boud from the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia to the PBPL Annual Conference 2008

Donohue, J. Academic Literacies Seminar, Queen Marys University London, June 2009, PowerPoint presentation

Donohue, J. Academic Literacies Seminar, Queen Marys University London, June 2009, PowerPoint presentation

Donohue, J., Coffin, C. and Jones, S. (2009) Writing in Health and Social Care: genres, practices and pedagogies. Final project report. PBPL paper 39

Donohue, J., Coffin, C. and Jones, S. (2009) Writing in Health and Social Care: genres, practices and pedagogies. Final project report. PBPL paper 39

Draper, J., Sparrow, S., Gallagher, D. (2010) Crossing the threshold: students' experiences of the transition from student to staff nurse. Final project report. PBPL paper 45.

Draper, J., Sparrow, S., Gallagher, D. (2010) Crossing the threshold: students' experiences of the transition from student to staff nurse. Final project report. PBPL paper 45.

Edgar-Nevill V (2007) Supporting students in building their e-portfolios on course H808. PowerPoint presentation.

Edgar-Nevill V (2007) Supporting students in building their e-portfolios on course H808. PowerPoint presentation.

Engeström Y (2007) From communities of practice to mycorrhizae

This paper was presented at the PBPL 'Talking practice' event held at the Open University on 11th December 2007

Engeström Y (2007) Presentation: From Communities of practice to wildfire activities and mycorrhizae

Slides from the presentation made by Professor Yrjö Engeström from the University of Helsinki to the PBPL 'Talking practice' event on 11th December 2007

Engeström, Y (2007), 'From Communities of Practice to Wildfire Activities and Mycorrhizae, Webcast of lecture given at the ’Talking Practice’event, Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Webcast of the 'From Communities of Practice to Wildfire Activities and Mycorrhizae, lecture given at the ’Talking Practice’event, Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Engeström, Y (2007), From Communities of Practice to Wildfire Activities and Mycorrhizae, Transcript of lecture given at the ’Talking Practice’event, Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Paper 11

From communities of practice to wildfire activities and mycorrhizae

Engeström, Y. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Engeström, Y. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

ESCalate

Higher Education Academy Education Subject Centre

Etienne Wenger

An independent thinker, researcher, consultant, author and speaker mostly known for his work on communities of practice

Eyres, I (2008) Ways of imparting knowledge. Final project report. PBPL paper 23

The final report of the PBPL funded project 'Ways of imparting knowledge: what do Higher Level Teaching Assistants know about teaching?

Fenton-O'Creevy (2005) Is practice-based learning only for professional and vocational subjects?

The paper proposes that a much wider range of students should have the opportunity to take practice-based courses

Fenton-O'Creevy (2007) Building the foundations of expertise: Towards a pedagogy of practice

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Fenton-O'Creevy (2010) Summary report comparing 2005 and 2009 surveys of OU student attitudes to practice-based learning

Survey establishing the student perceptions of the value of practice-based learning, comparing results from 2005 and 2009.

Fenton-O'Creevy and Knight (2006) A dialectical approach to practice based learning

A paper for the symposium on 'Developing managers not academics: towards a pedagogy of practice', Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, USA, August 2006

Fenton-O'Creevy, M. (2009) The effects of PBPL CETL in relation to the staff and activities in OUBS. PBPL paper 60

A PBPL evaluation report

Finlay, L., (2008) Reflecting on reflective practice. PBPL paper 52

This paper explores current ideas and debates relating to reflective practice

Foundation Degree Forward

To meet the demands of workforce development, business improvement and the knowledge economy, Foundation Degree Forward seeks to stimulate, support and sustain employer partnerhips with higher education

Foundation Direct

Foundation Direct at the University of Portsmouth seeks to offer support for Foundation degree students, their employers and mentors

Gallager A, Wyllie A (2006), Exploring the Significance of 'Practice' in the Open University Pre-Registration Nursing Course Production Process. PBPL final report, Paper 13

Final report of a project exploring the significance of 'Practice' in the Open University Pre-registration Nursing course production process

Gallagher A and Wyllie A (2006), Exploring the Significance of 'Practice' in the Open University Pre-Registration Nursing Course Production Process, Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Paper 14

This paper describes a pilot project to explore the significance of ideas of 'practice' in the course production process at the Open University.

Google Reader and RSS videos

These videos provide guidance for using Google Reader and RSS feeds

Gordon J (2008) Evidence in practice. Literature review. Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Paper 12

Gordon J (2008) Evidence in practice. Literature review. Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning. Paper 12

Gordon, J., Cooper, B., Dumbleton, S. (2009) EAPRIL (European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning) conference PowerPoint presentation

Gordon, J., Cooper, B., Dumbleton, S. (2009) EAPRIL (European Association for Practitioner Research on Improving Learning) conference PowerPoint presentation

Gordon, J., Cooper, B., Dumbleton, S. (2009) How do social workers use evidence in practice. Final project report PBPL paper 34

Gordon, J., Cooper, B., Dumbleton, S. (2009) How do social workers use evidence in practice. Final project report PBPL paper 34

Gordon, J., Cooper, B., Dumbleton, S. (2009) Knowing Practice ASET Conference PowerPoint presentation

Gordon, J., Cooper, B., Dumbleton, S. (2009) Knowing Practice ASET Conference PowerPoint presentation

Guidelines for B(ZX)820 students

Guidance for students

H800 (Technology-enhanced learning: practices and debates) screenshots

The screenshots provided in this document accompany 'A guide to using Delicious, Google Reader and Twitter in the context of an Open University course: H800 Technology-enhanced Learning: practices and debates

Haggarty, L., Anderson, L., Jones, C. and Blaj-Ward L. (2009) The EdD and Online Research Seminars. Final project report PBPL paper 33

Haggarty, L., Anderson, L., Jones, C. and Blaj-Ward L. (2009) The EdD and Online Research Seminars. Final project report PBPL paper 33

Harkes, F., (2006) Using K100 in practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 50

A small scale study looking at how far students and tutors felt the students' K100 study influenced practice

Harvey M (2007) Enhancing work-based learning: how effective is e-technology?

A paper presented at the Work Based Learning Network conference, Universities Association for Lifelong Learning, Middlesex University (July 5th and 6th 2007)

Harvey M (2007) The changing power balance between learners, universities and work contexts

A paper published by UVAC in 'Work-based Learning Futures': proceedings from the Work-based Learning Futures Conference, Buxton. April 2007.

Health Sciences and Practice Subject Centre

Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for Health Sciences and Practice

Hemmings, E. and Blake, D (2009) How the tutor visit is used to come to a shared understanding of the student's progress and support the mentor-tutor partnership. Final project report. PBPL paper 42

Final project report

Hemmings., E and Blake, D., (2010) How the tutor is used to come to a shared understanding of the student's progress and support the mentor-tutor partnership. Power point presentation

Hemmings., E and Blake, D., (2010) How the tutor is used to come to a shared understanding of the student's progress and support the mentor-tutor partnership. Power point presentation

Henry, J. (2010) Creative Change: Lasting Outcomes on Practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 49

Henry, J. (2010) Creative Change: Lasting Outcomes on Practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 49

Holland C, Waights V, Sparrow S, Cavaye J (2007) Thining about age discrimination in nursing education and practice. PBPL paper 26

A report to PBPL about age discrimination in nursing education and practice

Hoy, J. (2009) Learning in action: using participatory theatre in the professional development of youth and community practitioners

This paper relates to the PBPL funded project 'Aggregating constellations of learning and development of work-based professional qualifying practitioners

Huchinson, S. (2009) The effects of PBPL CETL in relation to the staff and activities in FELS. PBPL paper 61

A PBPL evaluation report

Hughes, J (2008) Configuring life histories. PowerPoint presentation

Slides of of presentation made at the Education Subject Centre conference held at Stirling Management Centre on 30th April 2008

Hughes, J. and Lucas, M. (2008) Configuring life histories. Final project report. PBPL paper 18

Engaging students in reflective activity

Janes, R. (2009) Development of a web-based teaching resource for analytical science practitioners. Final project report. PBPL paper 37

Janes, R. (2009) Development of a web-based teaching resource for analytical science practitioners. Final project report. PBPL paper 37

Keleher, Moxham and Shakespeare (2007) Work Integrated Learning: A Comparative Analysis of an Australian and UK Experience

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Keynote PowerPoint presentations from the Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Keynote PowerPoint presentations from the Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Keynote presentation recordings from the Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Keynote presentation recordings from the Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Knight (2007) Fostering and assessing wicked competencies

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Knight, P. and Page, A. (2007) A study of the assessment of wicked competencies. Final report

Knight, P. and Page, A. (2007) A study of the assessment of wicked competencies. Final report

Kubiak C, Rogers A, Turner A (2008) A path of crazy paving: tensions of work-based learning in health and social care

Tensions of work-based learning in health and social care

Kubiak, C (2008) A Quiet Revolution? Paraprofessional Development and Learning in Health and Social Care. ECER conference paper.

Kubiak, C (2008) A Quiet Revolution? Paraprofessional Development and Learning in Health and Social Care. ECER conference paper.

Kubiak, C (2009) Working the interface: Brokerage and learning networks

This article, published in Educational Management Administration Leadership 2009; 37; 239 won a joint third prize in the PBPL 'Best publication' awards 2009

Kubiak, C. (2008) A quiet revolution. PowerPoint presentation

Slides from a presentation made by Chris Kubiak in a symposium 'Reconstructing Education and Health as Neo-Liberal Human Service Work: Disturbing Borders of Work, Occupational Politics and Agency

Kubiak, C. (2010) Caring practice: negotiating the intentional use of self. Final project report. PBPL paper 53

Kubiak, C. (2010) Caring practice: negotiating the intentional use of self. Final project report. PBPL paper 53

Kubiak, Chris (2009) Desperately seeking fusion. PowerPoint presentation

PowerPoint presentation from PBPL Fellows event

Kukulska-Hulme, A. & Pettit, J. (2007), Self-service Education: Smartphones as a Catalyst for Informal Collective and Individual Learning

A paper produced by the PBPL funded project 'PDAs for staff development' and accepted for the mLearn 2007 Conference, Melbourne, October 2007.

Kumrai, R., Chauhan, V. and Hoy, J. (2009) Using Action-Learning in the Professional Development of Work-Based Practitioners. Final report. PBPL paper 30

Kumrai, R., Chauhan, V. and Hoy, J. (2009) Using Action-Learning in the Professional Development of Work-Based Practitioners. Final report. PBPL paper 30

Lea, M. (2008) Writing as Professional Practice in the University. HECU4 conference abstract

Lea, M. (2008) Writing as Professional Practice in the University. HECU4 conference abstract

Lea, M. (2008) Writing as professional practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 31

Lea, M (2008) Writing as professional practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 31

Lea, M. Stierer, B. (2008) Lecturers' writing as professional practice in the university as workplace

A paper delivered to Higher Education Close Up 4, Cape Town, South Africa, June 2008

Lea, M. Stierer, B. (2008) Lecturers' everday writing as professional practice: New insights into academic identities

This paper was an invited submission to a Special Edition of Studies in Higher Education on 'Higher Education close up'.

Lea, M., and Jones, S (2010) Supporting writing for assessment in practice-based courses. Final project report. PBPL paper 51

This is the final project report of the 'Supporting writing for assessment in practice-based courses project

Learn about social networking

Use this guide to find out about social networking. What is it? How does it work? Who is doing it? Why is it significant? What are the implications for teaching and learning?

Marinetto D, Colgan A, Goodliff G (2007) Exploring understanding: An E115 case study

The aim of this investigation was to explore E115 students' understanding of what might constitute evidence of effective early years' practice.

Mason, J., Geest, E., and Allen, B. (2009) PBPL in Mathematics Education at a Distance. Final project report. PBPL paper 36.

Mason, J., Geest, E., and Allen, B. (2009) PBPL in Mathematics Education at a Distance. Final project report. PBPL paper 36.

Matthews, S (2009) The last resort. Final project report. PBPL paper 66

Final project report

McCormick, M. and Bowles, W. (2010) Sustainable professional practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 59

Examining the ways in which two distance learning social work programmes operate

McDonagh, L. Draper, J. Davies, G. Mowbray, W. and Gallagher, D. (2010) Working at the coalface. Final project report. PBPL paper 54

The contribution of Programme Tutors in supporting practice-based learning in nursing

Miller L (2008) Developing professionalism within a regulatory framework in England: challenges and possibilities

A paper to be published in a monograph on Professionalism: European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, Spring 2008

Miller, L. (2008) A Day in the Life of an Early Years Practitioner: Perspectives on Professionalism. Final project report. PBPL paper 21

The 'Day in the LIfe (DiL) of an Early Years Practitioner Project' is part of a broader international study of professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) involving researchers from six countries. The overall aims of the study is to explore how early years practitioners 'act as a professional' in their specific local context.

Miller, L. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Miller, L. (2009) Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009. PowerPoint presentation

Miller, L. Cable, C. and Goodliff, G (2007) A day in the life of an Early Years Practitioner in England. OpenCETL Presentation

This presentation was made at the Open CETL conference in 2007.

Miller, L. Goodliff, G. and Cable, C. (2008) A day in the life. EECERA Presentation

Slides from a presentation made by the 'Day in the life' project at the EECERA conference 2008

Morgan, A. (2010) 'Using multimedia in teaching critical-best-practice in social work'. Final project report. PBPL paper 48.

Morgan, A. (2010) 'Using multimedia in teaching critical-best-practice in social work'. Final project report. PBPL paper 48.

Murphy C, Pretty A (2007) Mentoring on the OU PGCE. Presentation.

Murphy C, Pretty A (2007) Mentoring on the OU PGCE. PowerPoint presentation. Slides from a presentation reporting on an investigatiion into mentoring support on the Open University PGCE course.

Mwanza-Simwami, D. Kukulska-Hulme, A. Pettit, J. Rico, M. (2008) Using mobile instant messaging to enhance collaborative learning in informal settings. CALRG PowerPoint presentation

Mwanza-Simwami, D. Kukulska-Hulme, A. Pettit, J. Rico, M. (2008) Using mobile instant messaging to enhance collaborative learning in informal settings. CALRG PowerPoint presentation

National Council for Work Experience

Promotes, supports and develops quality work experience for the benefit of students, organisations and the economy

Nix, I (2009) Windows into the workplace. Making Connections conference abstract

Nix, I (2009) Windows into the workplace. Making Connections conference abstract

Nix, I (2009) Windows into the workplace. Making Connections conference PowerPoint presentation

Nix, I (2009) Windows into the workplace. Making Connections conference PowerPoint presentation

Nix, I. and Cooper, B (2009) Prepared for Practice? JSWEC Conference Presentation

PowerPoint Presentation made at the JSWEC Conference 2009

Nix, I. and Cooper, B. (2009) Prepared for Practice? JSWEC Conference Abstract

Abstract of presentation made at the JSWEC Conference July 2009

Nix, I., and McCormick, M. (2009) ICT in practice settings - how prepared am I? 4th Open CETL ConferencePowerPoint presentation

Nix, I., and McCormick, M. (2009) ICT in practice settings - how prepared am I? 4th Open CETL ConferencePowerPoint presentation

Nix, I., Cooper, B., Davis, R. and McCormic, M., (2009) Prepared for practice. Final report. PBPL paper 63

Nix, I., Cooper, B., Davis, R. and McCormic, M., (2009) Prepared for practice. Final report. PBPL paper 63

Oates, J. (2009) Reusable Learning Objects. Final project report. PBPL paper 28

Oates, J. (2009) Reusable Learning Objects. Final project report. PBPL paper 28

Open CETL Bulletin Issue 1 (November 2006)

The Open CETL Bulletin provides an update on Open CETL activities, and aims to stimulate discussion of the teaching and leanring issues that are pivotal to future development at the Open University and other institutions.

Open CETL Bulletin Issue 2 (August 2007)

We are pleased to introduce the second edition of the Open CETL Bulletin and invite you to share in our reflections and news from the first two years of Open CETL activity.

Open CETL Bulletin Issue 3 (November 2008)

This edition of the Open CETL Bulletin shares accounts of some of the effects of the Open CETL up to the Autumn of 2008.

Owen-Jackson (2009) Ways of learning, ways of knowing, ways of being: does the route in to teaching make a difference? PBPL final project report.

Owen-Jackson (2009) Ways of learning, ways of knowing, ways of being: does the route in to teaching make a difference? PBPL final project report.

Paine, N. (2008) Using Communities of Practice to Support Creativity and Innovatio. Presentation

Slides from the presentation made by Nigel Paine at the Leadership, Innovation and Communities of Practice workshop October 2008

Paton, Peters, Storey and Taylor (2006) Corporate universities as strategic learning initiatives

A winner of the PBPL 'Best Publication Award' 2007

PBPL CETL final evaluation report to HEFCE. PBPL paper 62

A PBPL evaluation report

Peters, S. Robinson, S. and Swinn, L. (2008) Building Communities of Practice across SMEs: the case of LEAD

Slides from the presentation made by Sue Peters, Sarah Robinson and Lesley Swinn at the Leadership, Innovation and Communities of Practice workshop October 2008

Pettit, J and Kukulska-Hulme, A (2008) Do smart devices make smart learners?

A paper presented at the MLearning 2008 conference.

Pettit, J. and Shakespeare, P. (2009) Practice, Writing and Assessment. Final project report. PBPL paper 40

Pettit, J. and Shakespeare, P. (2009) Practice, Writing and Assessment. Final project report. PBPL paper 40

Pettit, J. and West, S. (2010) Heritage, Critical Practice and Audiographics. Final project report. PBPL paper 56

Exploring the potential of audiographics for learning and teaching in the area of heritage studies

PIVOT Stage 1: Personal constructs of practice

This activity helps you to examine the ways in which you see yourself and others with whom you have worked, particularly in relation to being a social worker. It is the first stage of thinking about professional identity and values (and the first stage of PIVOT)

PIVOT Stage 1: Personal contructs of practice: Video

This video demonstrates a PIVOT activity which helps you to examine the ways in which you see yourself and others with whom you have worked, particularly in relation to being a social worker.

PIVOT Stage 2: Professional and personal values in practice

This activity encourages deep reflection upon your professional and personal values in your practice. It encourages you to capture what is really important to you now, and to think about aspects of practice to which you aspire. It may bring out ideas and values that you weren't aware of holding dear to you - a sort of 'I didn't know I knew it' experience

PIVOT Stage 2: Professional and personal values in practice: Video

This video demonstrates a PIVOT activity which encourages deeper reflection upon your professional and personal values in your practice.

PIVOT Stage 3: Generating learning aims for practice

This activity enables you to generate your own learning aims to work with in your practice setting. These aims will be based on the value constructs that you have previously identified in the earlier stages of PIVOT. Therefore they will be unique and (most) meaningful only to you. The intention of this activity is to make the constructs more concrete in terms of your own development. You will be prioritising and scaling up to three constructs to develop personal goals and learning objectives and you will be identifiying significant steps in reaching these.

PIVOT Stage 3: Generating learning aims for practice: Video

This video demonstrates a PIVOT activity which enables you to generate your own learning aims to work with in your practice setting.

PIVOT Taster, commemorative trophy for good works

This activity aims to encourage reflection on professional values and on skills development through exploring some of your own view about yourself as a social worker

Practice learning topics (PLT): Main map of resources

This is a map of the main practice learning topics addressed on the PLT area of this website

Practice learning topics (PLT): Main topics map

A map of the main practice learning topics addressed on the PLT area of this website

Presentations from Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Project PowerPoint presentations from Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Presentation recordings from the Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Project presentation recordings from the Activity Theory and Practice Learning Conference June 2009

Rai, L. and Lillis, T. (2009) Getting it right / write: An exploration of professional social work writing. Final project report. PBPL paper 46

Rai, L., Lillis, T (2009) Getting it right / write: An exploration of professional social work writing. Final project report. PBPL paper 46

Ramsey, C. (2006) Scaffolding or provocation: Relational processes emerging within management learning

A paper for the symposium on 'Developing managers not academics: towards a pedagogy of practice', Academy of Management Conference, Atlanta, USA, August 2006

Ramsey, C. (2009) Managing to learn: the social poetics of a polyphonic 'classroom'

This paper won a joint third prize in the PBPL 'Best publication' awards 2009

Ramsey, C. (2010) 'Developing a scholarship for negotiated, work based learning'. Final project report. PBPL paper 47.

Ramsey, C. (2010) 'Developing a scholarship for negotiated, work based learning'. Final project report. PBPL paper 47.

Reeve, F. Harrison, R. Curran, S. and Benjamin, C. (2010) Learning from research in the professional formation of practitioners. Final project report

Findings from the working with young people sector

Reid, K. (2009) Co-creating learning: tutor reflections on practice-based pedagogy and assessment. Final report. PBPL paper 64

Reid, K., (2009) Co-creating learning: tutor reflections on practice-based pedagogy and assessment. Final report. PBPL paper 64

Reynolds, J. (2008) Developing distance learning materials. Presentation.

Presentation from CEIMH Conference

Reynolds, J. (2008) Learning from service users. Presentation

Slides from a presentation made at the University of Sydney, Australia

Reynolds, J. (2008) Mental Health Secondment. Final project report. PBPL paper 20

Seven people in the Faculty of Health & Social Care undertook a secondment between April 2007 and March 2008 with the University of Birmingham Centre for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Mental Health (CEIMH). Their aim was to investigate different approaches to the teaching of practitioners with specific regard to mental health teaching

SEDA 11th Annual Conference 2006.

Slides of a presentation on 'wicked' competences

Seden, J. and Sieminski, S. (2009) Enhancing students' ability to apply theory to practice. Final project report. PBPL paper 27

This paper reports on the outcomes of a study day, which was held using an Appreciative inquiry approach, to explore the way students' on a social work applied practice course were linking the learning about theories and methods with their work in their practice learning opportunity.

Shakespeare, P. (2007) Communication, Mentoring and Professional Identity Construction

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Shakespeare, P. and Webb, C. (2007) Mentoring project summary

A summary of the PBPL funded project 'Mentors understanding of assessment in the nursing profession'

Shakespeare, Keleher and Moxham (2007) Soft Skills, Hard Skills and Practice Identity

A paper presented at the WACE conference. Singapore 2007

Shakespeare, P, (2009) The effects of PBPL CETL in relation to the staff and activities of the Faculty of Health and Social Care. PBPL paper 57

A PBPL evaluation report

Shared practice through video: a practical guide

A practical guide

Shield, L. (2007) Supporting students in building their e-portfolios on course H808

This project looked at ways in which to support students with limited technical skills to develop e-portfolios that demonstrate their compentency as e-learning professionals.

Smallwood, A. (2008) Presentation: Is there a future for institutional eportfolio systems?

Slides from the E portfolio symposium held at the Open University on 9th July 2008

Social Policy and Social Work Subject Centre

Higher Education Academy Social Policy and Social Work Subject Centre

STARS project summary

STARS project summary

Stierer, B. and Lea, M. (2007) Writing as professional practice in the university as workplace

This paper was presented at the Annual Conference of the Society for Research Into Higher Education (SRHE) in December 2007, Reference 0041

Strivens, J. (2006) Efficient assessment of portfolios

A report prepared for PBPL by the Centre for Recording Achievement

Surrey Centre for Excellence in Professional Training and Education (SCEPTre)

A Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Thackray, L. Scantlebury, N. and Thorpe, M. (2007) Evaluating social networking tools to support professional and practice based learning. Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning Paper 15

During the summer of 2007, the CLUSTERS (Collaborative Learning Using Social Tools for Enquiry Reflection and Sharing) project was established to investigate the use of a range of social networking tools for supporting professional development and practice-based learning.

The 2nd Open CETL Conference Proceedings "Pushing the Boundaries" 15-16 Oct 2007.

Book of abstracts and posters presented at The Open CETL Conference on the 15-16 October 2007 which was held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

The 3rd Open CETL conference (2008) Keynote by Geetha Narayanan - Looking Back to Look Ahead - Learning Through and From the Human Spirit

Replay of Keynote presentation by Geetha Narayanan

The 3rd Open CETL conference (2008) Denise Kirkpatrick – What might be happening in the world of learning 2.0 and what can it mean for us and our students?

Replay of Keynote presentation by PVC Denise Kirkpatrick

The 3rd Open CETL Conference Proceedings "Building Bridges" 24-25 Sept 2008.

Book of abstracts and posters presented at The Open CETL Conference on the 24-25 September 2008 which was held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

The 3rd Open CETL Conference: Example of three short oral presentations from the conference

You can now find the replay presentations and Audio pod cast of these three presentations

The 4th Open CETL Conference Proceedings "The CETLs: Celebrating Teaching and Learning" 15-16 Dec 2009.

Book of abstracts and posters presented at The Open CETL Conference on the 15th - 16th December 2010 which was held at The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK.

Thorpe, M. (2007) Investigating the potential for collaborative learning using social tools for enquiry (CLUSTERS). Final project report

This project explored how social networking technologies could be used to support professional development and practice-based learning

Thorpe, M. (2009) The effects of PBPL CETL in relation to the staff and activities in IET. PBPL paper 58

A PBPL evaluation report

Thorpe, M. (2010) Social networking for practice learning. Final report. PBPL paper 68

Final project report

Thorpe, M. Greaney, P. and Pettit, J. (2009) A guide to using Delicious, Google Reader and Twitter in the context of an Open University course: H800 Technology-enhanced Learning: practices and debates

This guide was developed initially with the 'Social networking for practice learning' project funded by PBPL

Thorpe, M., and Greaney, P., (2009) Social Networking for Student and Staff Learning

A paper presented at the Edmedia conference in 2009

WACE: World Association for Cooperative Education

WACE is an international organisation devoted to promoting Work Integrated Learning (WIL). WACE unites academic, government, and corporate leaders from 48 countries to examine the impact of WIL on global workforce development

Waights, V., Reveley, S., and Holland, C., (2009) Knowing long term conditions. Final project report. PBPL paper 62

Final project report

Wenger, E (2007), Talking Practice, Transcript of lecture given at the ’Talking Practice’ event, Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Paper 10

Talking practice

Wenger, E (2007), Talking Practice, Webcast of lecture given at the ’Talking Practice’ event, Practice-based Professional Learning Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Webcast of the lecture given by Etienne Wenger at the 'Talking Practice' event hald at the Open University on 11th December 2007.

White, S. (2007) Supporting reflective practice amonst early years practitioners

This investigation considered supporting reflective practice on courses E123 (Working with children in the early years) and E124 (Supporting Children's learning in the early years).

Wise, C. (2009) Supporting students through the transition to work-based learning - what works for the student. Final project report. PBPL paper 35.

Wise, C. (2009) Supporting students through the transition to work-based learning - what works for the student. Final project report. PBPL paper 35.

Workplace based assessment in medicine project findings

Workplace based assessment in medicine project findings

Workplace based assessment in medicine project summary

Workplace based assessment in medicine project summary

Yorke (2005) Issues in the assessment of practice-based professional learning

A literature review

Yorke (2006) Good practice; better practice

A review of practice-based professional learning in four Central Academic Units in the Open University