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The Open University's Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

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ARCS Poster

Integrated learner support poster

Blended Learning Leaflet

A leaflet focussing on some of the projects which PILS has developed to create the blend

Careers Leaflet

A leaflet detailing how PILS has worked with the Open University Careers Advisory Service

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

Holding up a Mirror to Personal and Professional Development

Holding up a Mirror to Personal and Professional Development: Enhancing Reflective Learning in Distance Study

Learner Support aimed at Integrating the Student Experience across a Modular Curriculum

The Personalised Integrated Learning Support (PILS) Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning started from a premise that the student perspective can help us understand what constitutes good learner support. PILS has created the ARCS model as a basis for understanding the student experience and a multidisciplinary team to develop innovations aimed at integrating that experience across a modular curriculum.

Narrowing the distance: using e-learner support to enhance the student experience

Narrowing the distance: using e-learner support to enhance the student experience

Online Study Planning Forums Leaflet

A leaflet focussing on online study planning forums sponsored by the PILS CETL

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.

PILS Consultants Leaflet

A leaflet outlining the activities undertaken by PILS consultants

PILS Formative Self Evaluation Report to HEFCE

PILS Formative Self Evaluation Report to HEFCE

PILS Glossary

A glossary of terminology used by PILS and The Open University

Retention and Progression Leaflet

A leaflet giving an overview of PILS activities mapped to the student experience

Studying Psychology at the Open University 2006/7

A booklet for students studying psychology 2006/7

Studying Science at the Open University 2006/7

A booklet for students studying science at the Open University 2006/7

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 presentation 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) Presentation by PVC Denise Kirkpatrick – Much has been written of the potential for new learning afforded by Web 2.0. 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.