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An overview of the ultranet and its spaces - July 2010


<ul><li> 1. Ultranet: A tour July 2010</li></ul> <p> 2. Purpose To provide an overview of Ultranet Release 1 functionality for students and teachers 3. The Ultranet is a student centered electronic learning environment thatsupports high quality learning and teaching ,connects students, teachers and parentsandenables efficient knowledge transfer .It will establish a schools environment for the future that improves the educational outcomes of all Victorians. Vision 4. online, 24/7 anywhere access for students, parents &amp; teachers a continuous record of student learning progress over time student information for personalised curriculum planning &amp; delivery opportunities for students to take greater responsibility for their learning facilitated knowledge transfer for teachers &amp; sharing across the State a contemporary looking system &amp; customised for Victoria Web 2.0 tools for teachers &amp; students to collaborate within &amp; across schools leading practice in online curriculum planning, delivery &amp; assessment The Ultranet will deliver. 5. Policy Context School Accountability and Improvement Framework Student Learning Student Pathways and Transitions Student Engagement and Wellbeing </p> <ul><li>Personalised curriculum </li></ul> <ul><li>Student self-evaluation and reflection </li></ul> <ul><li>Ongoing Achievement records </li></ul> <ul><li>Access to digital resources </li></ul> <ul><li>Continuous student records </li></ul> <ul><li>Learning portfolios </li></ul> <ul><li>Improved pathways advice </li></ul> <ul><li>Contemporary learning space connecting students to learning anywhere, anytime </li></ul> <ul><li>Engaging and collaborative web 2.0 tools </li></ul> <ul><li>A secure online space </li></ul> <p> 6. Functionality Overview 7. 8. 9. </p> <ul><li>From May 2010 </li></ul> <ul><li>Teacherswill be able to: </li></ul> <ul><li>Design learning activities using the latest web 2.0 tools </li></ul> <ul><li>Create a professional learning portfolio</li></ul> <ul><li>Collaborate, create and share resources with colleagues within and across schools </li></ul> <ul><li>Access quality assured digital learning resources from across Victoria, regardless of their location </li></ul> <ul><li>Studentswill be able to: </li></ul> <ul><li>Take part in online learning activities using the latest web 2.0 tools </li></ul> <ul><li>Create a personal online learning portfolio and set personal learning goals </li></ul> <ul><li>Collaborate with students and teachers within and across schools </li></ul> <ul><li>Access quality assured digital learning resources from across Victoria, regardless of their location </li></ul> <p> 10. </p> <ul><li>From September 2010 </li></ul> <ul><li>Parentswill be able to: </li></ul> <ul><li>View their childs attendance information </li></ul> <ul><li>Progressively review their childs learning progress, including at home or in-school tasks and teacher feedback </li></ul> <ul><li>Create or join online community spaces with other members of their school community </li></ul> <ul><li>Work with teachers to become full partners in their childs education </li></ul> <ul><li>Studentswill be able to: </li></ul> <ul><li>Access personalised learning activities both within and outside of the classroom </li></ul> <ul><li>Submit work and receive feedback online from teachers and parents </li></ul> <ul><li>In time, access a continuous online record of learning progress, available from year to year and school to school </li></ul> <ul><li>Teacherswill be able to: </li></ul> <ul><li>Access rich learning data at an individual student, class or school level</li></ul> <ul><li>In time, review learning progress over the school life of each student </li></ul> <ul><li>Tailor learning activities to individual student needs </li></ul> <ul><li>Plan, deliver and assess learning activities online </li></ul> <p> 11. Release 1 Functionality For students and teachers, from May 2010 12. </p> <ul><li>User can choose a number of portlet applications including: </li></ul> <ul><li>Blogs, wikis and polls </li></ul> <ul><li>Calendars and image galleries </li></ul> <ul><li>Bookmarks and reference libraries </li></ul> <ul><li>Google Maps and RSS feeds </li></ul> <ul><li>Learning Contacts (for teachers only) and Portfolio Viewers (for students and teachers) </li></ul> <ul><li>Notices / Notice Viewer (appears by default) </li></ul> <p>Home for students and teachers Personalisedhome pageHome 13. Macro Navigation 14. 15. </p> <ul><li>A place for reflection, sharing, creating and learning </li></ul> <ul><li>Pages within the student eXpress Space include the Learning Portfolio, Learning Goals and Profile </li></ul> <ul><li>Pages within the teacher eXpress Space include a landing page and Wall, Portfolio and Profile </li></ul> <ul><li>All pages can be fully customised with portlets and applications. </li></ul> <p>eXpress Space for students and teachers My personal space 16. 17. 18. 19. </p> <ul><li>Teachers can: </li></ul> <ul><li>Set up collaborative learning activities for students in their class, across classes or across schools.</li></ul> <ul><li>Add web 2.0 tools, applications and pages: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Discussion Forums </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Polls </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <p>Collaborative Learning for students and teachers A place for student collaboration and learning 20. 21. 22. 23. Design for teachers only A place for professional collaboration and learning </p> <ul><li>Teachers can set up spaces for: </li></ul> <ul><li>Collaborative curriculum planning and design </li></ul> <ul><li>Collegiate support</li></ul> <ul><li>Add web 2.0 tools, applications and pages: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Wikis </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Discussion Forums </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li><ul><li>Polls </li></ul></li></ul></li></ul> <p> 24. 25. 26. </p> <ul><li>Spaces for any group in the school community, such as: </li></ul> <ul><li>School committees eg school council </li></ul> <ul><li>Home/class groups </li></ul> <ul><li>Extra-curricular programs and activities (eg sporting teams) </li></ul> <p>Communities for all users A place for my schools communities 27. 28. 29. 30. </p> <ul><li>Reviewed websites and online activities </li></ul> <ul><li>Filtered for primary or secondary students </li></ul> <ul><li>Quality assured digital resources </li></ul> <ul><li>Can search, save, share and embed in learning activities </li></ul> <ul><li>Direct link to Edumail for teachers </li></ul> <ul><li>Web-based email account with personal calendar and contacts for every student </li></ul> <p>My Content Connect Utilities 31. 32. Release 2 Overview For parents, students and teachers;from the end of September 2010 33. Personalised learning information for and about each student Overview of Release 2 functionalityfor teachers and students A tool for planning, delivering and assessing learning activities Learner Profile Learning Tasks 34. </p> <ul><li><ul><li>Learning progress </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Observations and feedback </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Attendance </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Timetable </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Learning tasks </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Submissions </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Student reports </li></ul></li></ul> <p>Learner Profile Personalised learning information for and about each student 35. </p> <ul><li>Students will be able to view all activities, tasks, assessment, submissions, feedback and observations.</li></ul> <ul><li>Teachers will be able to plan, deliver and assess learning activities, linking them to VELS or other curriculum frameworks. </li></ul> <p>Learning Tasks A tool for planning, delivering and assessing learning activities 36. </p> <ul><li>My personalised home page: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>My notices </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>All children in my family </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Communities I belong to </li></ul></li></ul> <p>Home Learner Profile Community </p> <ul><li>Information about each of my children: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Learning progress </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Attendance and timetable information </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>In-school and at-home learning tasks </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Teacher observations </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li>Access to my schools communities: </li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Web 2.0 collaboration tools </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Parent associations </li></ul></li></ul> <ul><li><ul><li>Extra-curricular clubs and activities </li></ul></li></ul> <p>Parents will see 37. </p>