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Agenda for TPM3

Agenda Items for the third transnational project meeting M3 with particular reference to the OOC, the CONSTRUIT! conference and the construit.org webpages.

Project management

  • Management committee and meetings review (MJ)
  • Developments in course of the year: status of Interim Report and British Council communications (MJ)
  • Preparation for final year of CONSTRUIT! and final reporting (e.g. the role and status of the mobility tool)
  • Review distribution of work / roles of partners (MB, MJ)
    • website / dissemination review and prospect / Wikipedia EM content
    • development of resources review and prospect
    • practical organisation of dissemination and trialling events:
    • consultants / evaluation: pedagogical interim review feedback
    • attendance at meetings - review and prospect: Slovakia meeting proposal
    • communication review and prospect
    • budget issues - accountability (Quality document) - status of the budget - policy for payment
    • risks - claims in Progress Report
  • Dates for meetings to be decided in advance: C7, C16, C10-13 (SciFest) (MJ)
  • Understanding the current budgetary situation - making a construal?
  • Workplan for website, conference, open-online course (MCC + MCE + MCR)

Project Implementation

  • Review the Interim Report (MJ)
  • Status of the open online course (MB, EH, NP, HM)
    • Technical developments
    • Evaluation matters
  • Prospects for Virtual workshops (MB)
  • Review dissemination over the year, critique our performance (RA, MB)
    • attendance at dissemination events
    • publications in year 2 and pending
    • contributions of different partners
    • check dissemination table updates / status (ensure all partners' activities recorded)
  • Review social media presence - Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn (RA)
  • Initiatives including CAS, BETT and IGGY (MB)
  • Video tutorial resources / cartoon-style animation / in-tool documentation / commentary / voiceover (EH, NP, JF)
    • JF videos (MB, JF)
    • walkthrough venture (MB, JF, NP)
    • the H5P environment (MB)
  • Management of construals: how archive and control versions - the future for the Project Manager? (EH, JF)
    • other OERs, such as the HELM and CAS repositories (MB)
  • The CONSTRUIT! Conference planning
    • national CONSTRUITer communities? (MB, SR)
      • webpage
      • local self-sustaining events
      • virtual workshops
    • a proposal for a framework for the CONSTRUIT! conference (MB, SR)
    • topics for construal projects e.g. (MB)
      • an opera, a walk, Rostock identification of Germany game
      • teaching music and medicine
      • a 4 by 4K display construal?
    • possible speakers and sponsors
    • guest editors? proceedings? registration costs?
  • Liaison with other projects such as TACCLE3 and ICT4EEDU (all)
  • Feedback re projected 'extended' visits for 2015-6: Andres / Carolina? Rene / Ilkka? (DA, MT)
    • Rene and Manolis at C6
    • Tapani at C6 and at Pedagogical Interim Review
    • repurposing funding e.g. a Slovakian meeting? other venue e.g. Finland as proposed by Erkki
    • school teacher participation in the CONSTRUIT! conference?
  • Recruitment for C7 (all)

Project strategy

  • Review the documentation of 'activities directed at generating IOs' as they apply to Year 2 (MB)

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/dcs/research/em/construit/reports/annotatedconstruitaccount/

  • The need to complete and provide a Year 2 counterpart for

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/dcs/research/em/construit/year1/documentation/

  • Reflect on C11, C12, C13 coinciding with SciFest C8, C9, C10 as problematic where project team concerned (all)
  • The questionnaire - status of this (PK)
  • Auditable evidence of work done? (MJ)
  • Reporting obligations: A1-A6, O2-A2 and O3-A2 as of year 1 and as they apply to year 2 (MB)
    • how far the evaluation promises have been fulfilled (O3-A1)
    • how / how far partners have played the roles assigned to them
  • How far we have made progess in addressing a concern raised at C14: "a key issue moving forward as conveying what added value there is in making construals" (all)
  • Still a dearth of makers! - vital to address and to consider what progress (all)
    • importance of paper / classroom resources
    • culturally lagging behind other school resources cf. Scratch, processing, Arduino
    • need to embrace other promotional models
  • What prospects now for a follow-up project / some form of continuation? (DA, PK)