Launched at ALT-C in September 2008, Effective Practice with e-Portfolios draws out key points from established and innovative examples of practice in further and higher education and from a selection of significant JISC-funded projects.
Chapter 5 is full of practical ideas, with 13 detailed case study examples of employers and universities working together. The case studies span organisations in sectors ranging from motor retailing to rail transport, and from quarrying to the voluntary sector. They offer lots of lessons that should help employers and universities in shaping their own partnerships.
This case study discusses issues associated with how negotiated work-based learning (WBL) frameworks may be developed more widely by the higher education sector, and used more systematically by employers, to the benefit of both.
Institution: University of Chester
Author: Dr David Perrin, Pippa Weston, Pauline A Thompson MBE and Pandy Brodie
The Biomedical Online Learning project designed, developed and tested seven modules for healthcare scientists to increase their academic qualifications in the field, to support their learning of state of the art laboratory techniques, and to evaluate whether an online mode of delivery would be able to service training requirements in the healthcare sector. This is a detailed evaluation of that project.
Institution: University of Greenwich
Published: March 2004
Author: Neil Hall, Patricia Harvey, Liz Meerabeau and Diana Muggleston