Develop a framework that will structure the engagement of practitioners in the design, development, delivery and assessment of online/blended and flexible upskilling and professional development education using recognised best international practice.
Increase HEI capacity to deliver relevant programmes by enabling the professional development of practitioners in online and blended delivery methods. The framework will provide practitioners with the skills and expertise to be effective tutors for online/blended programmes.
Build knowledge capacity within the HEIs by harnessing enterprise expertise in areas of high skills demand.
Develop innovative assessment methodologies for e-moderators/tutors to assess students’ collaborative activity in a blended-learning environment.
Devise a protocol using international best practice for module delivery teams to constructively engage with student feedback within the online space to positively affect curriculum design.