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Detailed guide Case studies (written) Case studies (video) Relevant forms
For advice and guidance, contact: email@example.com
For feedback on the resources on the Moodle site: Jill Sheen - New Developments Co-ordinator firstname.lastname@example.org 01803 540792 South Devon College
Academic Partnerships Professional Development (PD) and short course guide A guide for staff in partner institutions to help develop stand alone or short course modules.
Short course and PD (Professional Development) module development: From conception to evaluation Market intelligence: • What do employers want? • How committed are they? • Is there sustainable demand? • What are others offering?
Establish market and check sustainability
Develop module with employers
Complete PD proposal form (first section)
Is this module part of an existing FD and nothing has changed?
Detailed costing and marketing plan
Deliver the module:
• • • •
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• Module record (formerly DMR) • PD Approval Form
Marketing – e-marketing and social media as well as print and publicity Getting ready in the college: Induction & Enrolment Student handbook module workbook
Plan resources and timings
Yes Design the module: • Does the module exist in the PU partnership? • 10 , 20 or 30 credits? • Content – what Learning Outcomes are needed? • Mode of delivery and assessement? • Additional resources? • Support for students and APL? • How will employers contribute? Delivery? Mentoring?
Is another PU partner delivering this module?
Provide support to allow for those with skills gaps Provide options for progression APL arrangements if they would like to carry the credit through to further qualifications
Evaluate the module: • •
Feedback from students and employers See new markets and applications
Enrol students, deliver module
Evaluate and review
Complete Module Record and PD approval form
Review, revise or abandon