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Developing Point of Learning : an innovative approach to enhancing professional learning

Twining, Peter; Rix, Jonathan and Sheehy, Kieron (2016). Developing Point of Learning : an innovative approach to enhancing professional learning. Imagine Education, London.

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Abstract

In this paper we:
* expand upon some of the issues with current approaches used in the development and assessment of professional practice,
* outline the current emphasis upon a life of learning and why we need a new approach to assessment that enhances the development of professional practice,
* introduce and provide a brief overview of Point of Learning (PoL) – a new approach that builds upon our growing understanding of learning and takes advantage of the power of digital technology,
* explain how PoL overcomes problems with existing approaches,
* develop the theoretical underpinning for this new approach and
* present the overarching structure in which this new model can be developed. This is illustrated with an example from the schools sector – though it is important to remember that PoL is applicable to any professional development context.

Item Type: Other
Copyright Holders: 2016 Twining, Rix & Sheehy
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Point of Learning (PoL) Desk StudyAMS: 288934Imagine Education
Keywords: Point of Learning; assessment; professional learning; CPD; professional practice; lifelong learning
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS) > Education, Childhood, Youth and Sport
Faculty of Wellbeing, Education and Language Studies (WELS)
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Education Futures
Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)
Childhood Studies
Item ID: 48002
Depositing User: Peter Twining
Date Deposited: 09 Feb 2017 16:06
Last Modified: 16 Aug 2017 15:54
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/48002
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