December 2008

This course subscribes to flexible teaching and learning principles and processes, and their application to the design of flexible learning practices.

Timelines: Self directed projects: Networking

1) Professional Development and training

Enrol in a small business development course alongwith other study

Supervisor / mentor / collaboration

Networking information on media production, market research and infrastructure


🙂 – what is already available Polytechnic existing 2009 dates to determine appropriate time frames to plan to for new course (including time lines to seek approval for the course) date for submission of flexible (informal) design of course outline, schedule (and additional information about RPL, unit standards qualification (level).
Official (mandatory) course guidelines to correspond to Polytechnics timetabling, program documents, curriculum level of standards, course schedule and information advertising then to write up the guidelines, academic quality standards, assessment schedules,

2) Budgeted expenses:
total hours of work, across different stages = approximate establishment and running costs,
hardware and software required for media production, equipment
and human resources for ongoing course development,staff training and support and student support IT
advertising and ongoing promotional material

3) Research Questions

Funding Sources:

Otago Polytechnic Copyright Policy, consultancy, infrastructure:
What marketing is available ?
Who will enrol, finance and process results (staff administrator or training in Jasper)


The Proposed Budget for digital audio course

Staff time administration and funding application and research and project development

Include training needs of staff and participants

List of potential funding agents

New Zealand

Ako Aotearoa prioriries for 2008

  • Assessment and moderation
  • Contribution to Mātauranga Māori and meeting the needs of Māori learners
  • Learner engagement and learner outcomes
  • Learning pathways
  • Strategic professional development initiatives
  • Workplace learning

National Project Fund

Collaboration projects will support collaborative initiatives such as the fostering of communities of practice on the Ako Aotearoa website or provide seed funding for new or emerging inter/national collaborative groups to explore common interests. The level of funding available for each collaborative project is approximately $10k-$30k.

eLearning Collaborative Development Fund (eCDF)

Innovation Development Fund (IDF)

TEO Component Funding – encouraging and supporting innovation is administered by the Tertiary Education Commission.


The Flexible Learning Framework

Time line for development:

Research and Development:

Project Scoping:

Funding: Apply for seeding funding from Ako Aotearoa

Staff training: technical support

Methods to gather feedback

  1. Invite colleagues who may be interested in your plan;
  2. Notify others about the link to your presentation on your blog – unless you have negotiated other arrangements;
  3. Gather feedback via:
  • a face-to-face meeting;
  • discussion and consultation with course facilitators and or colleagues.